Nov 30, 2015
As security, communication and automation technology advances, more data is being sent over twisted-pair cabling. As in any popular market, counterfeits and knockoffs are a problem for the cable products industry, but there are ways to protect yourself a…
Apr 15, 2015
Developed in partnership with the Sustainability Technology Environments Program (STEP) Foundation, the new standard is the first to address the efficiency of systems inside of buildings offices, theaters, residences and more.
Nov 24, 2014
The STEP Foundation's recent announcement on its alliance with GBI means GBI has become the first major green building rating system to acknowledge STEP practices and to work toward incorporating rating systems specific to the smart building ICT space.
Sep 03, 2014
With an extremely limited budget for a cabling infrastructure upgrade project at his elementary school, the IT Coordinator doing the project purchased low cost cable in order to save the school money. Read about the issues that arose and what he learned f…
Aug 01, 2014
The structured cabling industry is codes and standards driven. Frank Peri gives his take on the process.
Jun 24, 2014
The existence of non-standards compliant, and often counterfeit, cabling products in the market can present serious problems for the companies using them, as well as the cabling installers and engineers who place these products within their customers’ net…
Jun 01, 2014
CABA’s iHome and Buildings addresses the safety, performance and liability risks associated with compliance.
May 01, 2014
BICSI’s ICT Today discusses how staying informed and maintaining a degree of due diligence can make or break your reputation in this industry. Includes case studies of real encounters with counterfeit cable.
Apr 01, 2014
This article in Cabling Installation & Maintenance describes the pros and cons for each configuration, which depend largely on an individual data center's needs.
Nov 01, 2013
Knowing the ins and outs of cabling will help data center owners make an informed decision. Based on the whitepaper of the same name, this article in Mission Critical magazine provides an update on the topic and includes a sidebar with examples in action.