Category Archives: Instructional/Tutorials

Practical “how-to’s” on a range of network infrastructure topics

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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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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 TurboTool Challenge Winner Sets New Cat 6 MAX Termination Record

18-Second Cat 6 MAX termination beats previous world record by over 6 seconds. We’re proud to announce the winner of the Siemon MAX® TurboTool™ Termination Challenge. This online contest challenged cabling contractors to test their skills against fellow cabling pros … Continue reading

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Webinar: Passive Optical LAN Enabling the Modern IT! [Association for Passive Optical LAN]

The Association for Passive Optical LAN invites you to attend a webinar to learn how advancements in optical technologies are helping to evolve the LAN to better support modern IT services and applications of the third millennium. This timely topic … Continue reading

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New free Visio stencils for Siemon network infrastructure and data center products

Did you know Siemon regularly updates its free Visio stencil library so you can create great network diagrams quickly and easily? The Siemon network infrastructure and data center products recently added to our Visio library as Visio stencils include new … Continue reading

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Which Field Testers can be used with Siemon Cabling System Warranties?

Siemon Labs pre-qualifies field testers for use in certification of our warranty programs to validate operational functionality of the warranted cabling systems installed by Siemon Certified Installers. Recent additions to the list of qualified field testers include the Psiber Data … Continue reading

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10 Ways Z-MAX Category 6A Connectors Ensure the Highest Performance and Ease of Installation

We care a lot about high performing cabling installed right the first time.  That was what Siemon engineers focused on during the design of the 10Gb/s RJ-45-style Z-MAX 6A connector. The “simpler is better” design makes installation a breeze, whether … Continue reading

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Earthing of Data Center Cabinets – Why is it so difficult?

Ask yourself this… Is your data cabinet electrically safe? I would guess that most of you would say yes, but go and check and see if there is an earth cable attached. I would hazard a guess that many are … Continue reading

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PLX, Torrey Point, Emulex and Siemon Team up to Present: “10GBASE-T Advances and Data Center Best Practices”

Southern New England data center and network professionals are invited to join experts from PLX, Torrey Point, Emulex and Siemon on October 12 in Boston for “10GBASE-T Advances and Data Center Best Practices” – a complimentary half-day seminar featuring 4 intensive presentations … Continue reading

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