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Buyer Beware: The Savings from Low-Cost Generic Fiber Assemblies are Not Worth the Risk

Maybe you’re one of the data center managers that tries to save a little with cheaper fiber assemblies from generic assembly houses. But do you really know if these assemblies are viable for your high speed fiber links? When it … Continue reading

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Siemon Announces WheelHouse™ Advanced Data Center Solutions

October 1, 2015. Watertown, CT — Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, today announced the launch of its new WheelHouse Advanced Data Center Solutions brand. Aligning the company’s established line of cable and connectivity systems, cabinets, cable management and … Continue reading

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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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Siemon innovation for landmark HQ of Genesis Oil and Gas

Siemon, a leading global infrastructure specialist, has delivered a complete end-to-end infrastructure upgrade for global oil and gas consultancy, Genesis, at its landmark new headquarters, overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral in London. Described as ‘the beginning of the future’ for this … Continue reading

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Siemon Releases Cisco Compatible SFP+ Direct Attached Copper Cable Assemblies for 10GbE Applications

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, is pleased to announce SFP+ Copper Twinax direct-attach cables (DACs) that are programmed for compatibility with Cisco equipment. While Siemon’s industry-standard passive SFP+ DAC assemblies have been tested and proven for interoperability through … Continue reading

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Market Watch: Faster processors, convergence fuel growth of 40 Gigabit Ethernet

Are you ready for 40 Gigabit Ethernet? In a recent TechTarget article, David Jacobs argues that even smaller data centers and network backbones will undoubtedly require 40GbE. The factors contributing to this trend include: Faster processors and increasing server computing … Continue reading

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Market Watch: Growth of 10GBASE-T – Aquantia Solidifies Market Leadership With World’s First 28nm 10GBASE-T PHY

I wanted to share this news from Aquantia about the future of 10GBASE-T.  Data center and LAN IT managers know that 10GBASE-T network equipment offers greater reach and flexibility than any other 10 Gb/s copper solution. Aquantia Solidifies Market Leadership With … Continue reading

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Turbomeca selects Siemon TERA for new headquarters

Helicopter engine manufacturer, Turbomeca, has equipped its new manufacturing plant near Paris with Siemon category 7A TERA cabling. The leader in civil and parapublic helicopter engines reports to have selected the fully shielded 10Gb/s Ethernet system for its cable sharing flexibility, security … Continue reading

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Vodafone selects Siemon category 7A

World leading mobile communications company, Vodafone, has chosen a Siemon category 7A cabling system for the network infrastructure at its new 67,000 square metre Italian headquarters; the Vodafone Village in Milan. Continue reading

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IEEE 802.3 Study Group formed to investigate Next Generation BASE-T

The wait is over!  During this week’s IEEE 802.3 meetings in San Diego, a new Study Group was formed to investigate creating a “Next Generation BASE-T” balanced twisted-pair copper Ethernet application.  A call-for-interest (CFI) presentation profiled the ever increasing server … Continue reading

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