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Thank you for visiting our blog! To better serve our customers, we are now hosting all posts on our parent company’s blog.
Please check there often for content that will continue to offer you valuable information regarding data communications, security, and other matters. Hope to see you there!

How do I know when my UPS needs a battery replacement? Intelligent Battery Management and the new Smart-UPS On-Line


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About the Author:
Bill Manning is Vice President of Global Business Power Solutions for APC by Schneider Electric. He is responsible for new offer design, development and go-to-market strategies for single phase server and network Uninterruptible Power Supply … Read More »

Physical Layer Management in 10/40/100-Gigabit Ethernet Migration


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By Pat Thompson, Director Business Development – Managed Connectivity
The ability to migrate from 10- to 40- or 100-Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) hinges on knowing the nature and length of the backbone cable. The problem is, if you don’t know the … Read More »

5 Things to Consider for Your Next Data Center Upgrade

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There is no such thing as a “One Size Fits All” data center. Depending on the size of the organization and its business needs, the details of the data center can vary dramatically from one company to the next. But when planning a data center, whether it’s a new one or an addition to an existing data center, there are … Read More »

Corning Releases EDGE8™ Solution


This July, Corning announced it’s latest optical cabling innovation for data centers and storage area networks, the new EDGE8™. Corning’s EDGE8™ solutions are preterminated optical cabling systems specifically designed for the data center environment. They combine the best-in-class density, speed of installation, and modular components of EDGE™ solutions with the superior network scalability, improved link performance, and 100 percent fiber utilization in the … Read More »

BICSI Accredited Expert Webinar on July 31

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Join WESCO and Panduit for the next BICSI accredited Expert Webinar on July 31st, 10 AM Central. In this installment we will explore 40/100 Gigabit migration, the impacts on the cabling infrastructure, and the market drivers pushing data centers to astonishing speeds.
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“Fast, Faster, Astonishingly Fast – 40G and Beyond” is presented by Nat Bassett, Technical … Read More »

Optical Connectivity Trends in the Data Center


Migration from 10G to 40G and 100G with OM3/OM4 Multimode Fiber
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Written By:
Doug Coleman, Manager Technology and Standards, Corning Cable Systems; 
David Kozischek, Marketing Manager Enterprise Networks, Corning Cable Systems; 
Carol Sparks, Manager Transmission & Application, Corning Cable Systems
Why is OM3/OM4 connectivity … Read More »

Berk-Tek Leviton Webinar – Preparing Beats Predicting: Ready Your Data Center Now


It’s estimated that more than 21 billion devices will be connected to the internet by 2018. Many of these devices will be generating and/or transmitting video and other bandwidth intense applications. All of this IP traffic will have to be managed, and to support this ever-increasing demand, a solid network infrastructure will be required. Is your data center ready?
The Berk-Tek … Read More »

The Smartest Lighting, Supporting the Brightest Companies


Extra Sensory Perception, Intelligent Lighting for Intelligent Buildings
BICSI accredited webinar presented by CommScope and Cree – Register Here
Are you the type who chases your kids around the house turning lights off as they leave every room? Or perhaps you’re like me, the one who never learned to turn lights off. Do you also close vents based on which … Read More »

WESCO Security Advisor: IP and Mobile Technologies Abound

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Whether a commercial facility requires monitoring situations across the room or across the world, leading-edge IP solutions allow professionals to see more and make more informed decisions than ever. The WESCO Security Advisor e-newsletter shares news about some of the latest systems from WESCO CSC suppliers that support these functions—and more.
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