Category Archives: Berk-Tek

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 »

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?
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Earn BICSI Credits: Expert Webinar Series on Aug 21

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WESCO CSC’s BICSI accredited Expert Webinar Series continues with another course for Data Communications professionals who want to enhance their knowledge in the latest technologies. WESCO is the only data communications and security distributor that provides opportunity to earn BICSI credits through a webinar format.
The next course, “Breaking New Ground in High-Density Data Centers: The Very Latest on … Read More »

Berk-Tek Webinar: 40G Data Center Infrastructure Secrets


With increased focus being placed on data center productivity, choosing the right tactics to drive optimal performance has become more important than ever.
Berk-Tek’s Mike Connaughton will present a free webinar: “40G Data Center Infrastructure Secrets” on June 3rd, 2014 at 12p.m. CDT. Learn the best cabling practices and tips of the trade to get the most out of your 40G … Read More »

Berk-Tek Introduces New LANmark-XTP CAT 6A UTP Cable


Last Friday Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company, issued a press release introducing a new enhanced Category 6A cable featuring a small 0.275″ cable diameter and industry leading alien crosstalk resistance.
“LANmark-XTP features a unique noise cancelling crosstalk prevention (XTP) technology that virtually eliminates alien crosstalk, providing the highest alien crosstalk (AXT) margin available in a  CAT 6A UTP cable,” explains Brian Simmons, … Read More »

What’s new in the WESCO Data Center App for iPad®


Hardly a day goes by that I don’t see an article in my Inbox or RSS feed mentioning the accelerated rate (compared to predictions) of BYOD use in business. I know that I take my iPad with me pretty much wherever I go – including each day to work. I’ve found myself loading more “business” apps than games or photos, … Read More »

WESCO Distribution Launches Data Center App for iPad on the App Store


Pittsburgh, November 26, 2012:
WESCO Distribution, (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, released its data center App for iPad in the App Store. The new app provides data center managers with instant access to the latest products from industry-leading suppliers wherever they … Read More »

Berk-Tek OM4 Pre-Terminated Fiber Assemblies Successfully Exceed 800m Distance


By: Lisa Moughan, Nexans, Inc., Press Contact
Nexans’ Data Communications Competence Center (DCCC) at Berk-Tek, in New Holland PA, challenged the performance boundaries of Berk-Tek Pre-Terminated Optical Fiber Assemblies with rigorous experiments using a variety of test configurations and platforms. The results demonstrated that Berk-Tek’s GIGAlite-10 OM3, GIGAlite10-FB OM4, and GIGAlite10-XB OM4+ cables consistently exceed the IEEE Standard for both 40G … Read More »

The CSC Data Center Guy Presents: Berk-Tek’s 40/100G Micro Data Center Plenum Cable


I love hand buzzers and whoopee cushions. They jam a lot of laughs in a small package. Similarly, Berk-Tek’s 40/100G Micro Data Center Plenum Cable packs a lot of fiber in a small diameter… 50% smaller OD than stacked ribbon, and 30% smaller than LTP.

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Berk-Tek LANmark™ 10G2 Cable Saves Space


We discuss the issue of space in the data center often, as it proves to be one of the “hot button” topics for IT managers. High density cabinets and patch panels, vertical cable managers, under floor or overhead solutions are often key components we look at to save space. But what about the cable you are using?  With thousands of feet of … Read More »