Category Archives: Standards

Do I Need an LP-Rated Cable?

The 2017 edition of the NFPA 70® National Electrical Code® (NEC) contains a new Article 840, Part VI requirement addressing premise powering of communications equipment over communications cable. This requirement only applies when the power supplied is greater than 60W (e.g., … Continue reading

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Copper and Fiber Communication Cable Now Subject to Construction Products Regulation (CPR)—To Carry CE Marking by July 2017

Published in 2011, the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) defines the fire performance of all construction products. Under this regulation, all construction products and building materials installed in the European Union (EU) must contain the CE mark that provides proof of … Continue reading

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Common Cable Construction

Data has become the most valuable corporate asset. How to effectively transmit, store, access, protect and manage critical data is a challenge Siemon has conquered. For more than 112 years, we’ve remained focused on quality, service, innovation and value; providing … 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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Siemon Keeps Customers Connected with New Mobile App

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, is pleased to announce the launch of its free mobile app for both Apple iOS and Android devices. The new app has been developed by Siemon to provide quick and easy access to … 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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Siemon Innovate 8 Digital Magazine – Data Centers, Intelligent Buildings, New Products, Standards, More

IN THIS ISSUE: Data Center News Roundup: P04 Siemon responds to global data center demand with V800 high density cabinet system. Data Center News Roundup: P06 Siemon launches copper/fiber combo panel. Product Spotlight: P08 Siemon’s releases new video for the Lighstack™ Ultra High Density … Continue reading

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Siemon publishes white paper on ‘killer application’ IEEE 802.11ac 5GHz wireless

Siemon, a leading global infrastructure specialist, has published a new white paper entitled ‘IEEE 802.11ac 5GHz Wireless Update and Structured Cabling Implications’. Introduced with the warning “Killer application alert”, the paper explains the very high throughput wireless standard, which supports … Continue reading

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Next Week! Siemon ‘killer app’ webinar on IEEE 802.11ac 5 GHz Wi-Fi

Siemon, a leading global infrastructure specialist, continues its free webinar series with a special 30 minute educational update on the newly published IEEE 802.11ac Very High Throughput 5 GHz Wireless Standard. Introduced, with the name ‘Killer application alert’, this latest … Continue reading

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Standards Informant: Supporting Passive Optical Networking (PON) with Structured Cabling

A recent article on Siemon Standards Informant Guide to Network Cabling and Data Center Standards provides standards guidance on how to support passive optical networking (PON) with structured cabling. Besides an update on standards and a list of the advantages … Continue reading

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