Category Archives: Smart Building Networks

Covering tools, resources, news and insight on low-voltage network infrastructure for smart buildings

Siemon Develops Valuable Planning Guide for Highly Automated Intelligent Buildings

July 5, 2016. Watertown, CT — Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, today announced the release of a new Zone Cabling and Coverage Area Planning Guide developed to assist infrastructure designers and architects ensure flexible zone cabling designs that … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webcast on the Cisco® Digital Ceiling

Siemon is pleased to announce a new webcast on the Cisco® Digital Ceiling and the advantages of smarter, connected buildings. Presented by experts from Cisco and Digital Ceiling Partners Siemon and Philips Lighting, this webcast is being broadcast by Cabling … Continue reading

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Siemon Offers New E-Book: Advanced Network Infrastructure 2015

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, is pleased to announce a new E-Book that covers a variety of topics on emerging LAN, data center and intelligent building networking applications and trends. Entitled, “Advanced Network Infrastructure 2015,” this free 64-page … Continue reading

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‘Innovate: Cabling For The Future’ breaks 40,000 barrier

Siemon has announced that its market- leading free magazine ‘Innovate: Cabling for the Future‘ has a global circulation that now reaches over 40,000 people in more than 148 countries. Siemon’s interactive magazine is available online and offers a focused quarterly … Continue reading

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“The Advantages of Using Siemon Shielded Cabling to Power Remote Network Devices” On-Demand Webinar Now Available

With more than 100 million PoE-enabled ports purchased annually, a new 4-pair IEEE 802.3 PoE application on the horizon, and advanced standards-based technology ready to deliver up to 100 watts of power—enough to power a television—delivering dc power over twisted-pair … Continue reading

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Using ConvergeIT Converged Cabling System with Cisco Solutions

If you are looking at Cisco solutions and how to integrate them into a converged, IP-based intelligent building cabling system, consider the Siemon ConvergeIT approach.  ConvergeIT consolidates disparate building systems into a single, simplified structured cabling infrastructure. Cisco’s Kevin O’Donnell … Continue reading

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How Z-MAX Helped Automate an Intelligent Green Building

During a recent visit to a Siemon installation, I discovered a great example of a fully automated green building with multiple applications running over our very own shielded Category 6A Z-MAX cabling. The building itself was recently commissioned to house … Continue reading

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Case Study – Cabling a LEED Platinum-Certified Building

In pursuit of the USGBC’s  highest green building certification for its new headquarters, William Tao Associates, an engineering firm based in St. Louis, designed a converged “smart building” infrastructure.  Taking advantage of IP-based technology, they converged the majority of their … Continue reading

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