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Siemon 4U LightStack Optimizes High Density Data Centers

April 1, 2015. Watertown, CT — Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, is pleased to announce a 4U version of its LightStack™ Ultra High Density Fiber System to house to 576 LC fibers or 3456 MTP fibers in just … Continue reading

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Nice to see that Siemon is not the only one stressing the importance of good quality patch cords!

Patch cords prove to be networks’ weakest links They don’t need to be weak links, but the proliferation of low-quality and counterfeit products makes them so. Read more on Cabling Installation & Maintenance  

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See how LightStack solves the ultra high-density fiber management challenge

This new video demonstrates how the sleek and elegant LightStack fiber plug and play solution eliminates the installation and maintenance challenges common in other ultra high-density fiber systems. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1peRt0E3sTk&feature=share&list=UUd7XNXG6TPhDoqdCsj6hmig The end result is a lot of happy data center teams … Continue reading

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Siemon launches copper/fiber combo panel

Siemon has launched a new mixed media patch panel.  The 1U ‘Copper/Fiber Combo Panel’ allows copper outlets to be mixed with fiber ports in the same rack mount space to efficiently maximize rack space utilization. According to Siemon the new … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: The Need for Low Loss Multifiber Connectivity in Today’s Data Center

Siemon is pleased to announce a new webinar that explains how low loss versions of Siemon fiber connectivity can help data center managers contend with today’s shrinking optical loss budgets while supporting multiple mated pairs for flexible high-speed fiber channels. … Continue reading

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Siemon’s New LightStack™ Plug and Play Fiber Solution Combines Ultra High-Density and Superior Performance with Unmatched Fiber Management in the Data Center

LightStack 40/100 Gb/s-capable MTP based fiber solution delivers up to 144 LC or 864 MTP fibers per rack mount space, while providing innovative features that eliminate the installation and maintenance challenges associated with most high-density fiber systems in today’s Data … Continue reading

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Siemon Surface Pack Box Provides Easy Network Access in the Work Area

Compact and Easy Access… Rapid deployment, compact work area connectivity solution for high-density, raised-floor environments from call centers to trading floors. Rapid Deployment – Allows work area drops to be pre-terminated and securely stored – then simply pulled and installed … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Overcome data center floor space constraints – Easily add 4u of above-cabinet rack space

When floor space in the data center is limited, look upward.  Look towards the space between the top of the cabinet and the bottom of ladder racks and cable trays.  Look towards Siemon’s Cable Tray Rack. Designed to mount directly … Continue reading

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Siemon Launches Surface Pack™ Box

Siemon has launched the Surface Pack™ Box.  Designed for high density work areas that require rapid deployment of cabling systems, the new Surface Pack Box is available in compact 3-port and 6-port versions and supports category 5e, 6, 6A and … Continue reading

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Siemon Introduces New RouteIT Cable Managers for High Density Cabling Systems

Siemon is pleased to announce the release of the new feature-packed RouteIT® Vertical and Horizontal Cable Management Solution specifically designed to manage the challenges of today’s high volume, high density cabling systems in telecommunications spaces and data centers. Available in … Continue reading

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