Category Archives: Physical Layer Management

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 »

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 »

CommScope Acquires iTRACS


Acquisition Will Create One of Industry’s Broadest Enterprise DCIM Platforms
HICKORY, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To further expand the solutions available for supporting enterprise customers with intelligence and infrastructure management, CommScope has acquired substantially all of the assets of iTRACS Corporation, a global leader in open, enterprise-class data center infrastructure management (DCIM).
The transaction was completed Monday and terms are not being disclosed.
iTRACS, previously a … Read More »

The CSC Data Center Guy Presents: imVision™ by CommScope


Hello! I’m The CSC Data Center Guy! When it comes to seeing into the future, I’ve tried everything including a crystal ball. But when it comes to monitoring the data center, I like to use a more reliable infrastructure solution like imVision from CommScope. With imVision you gain visibility of all network connections to identify unauthorized access, pinpoint infected devices, … Read More »

CommScope’s Migration Strategies & Intelligence in Your Data Center


In case you missed the launch of CSC’s new expert webinar series, I thought I would let you know that we now have the 1st presentation, “Migration Strategies & Intelligence in Your Data Center” from CommScope, available for viewing on our website here. Although only the Live broadcasts are BICSI accredited, we didn’t want anyone to … Read More »

CSC’s BICSI Accredited Webinar: Migration Strategies & Intelligence in Your Data Center


CSC has launched a new education program featuring BICSI accredited webinars presented by industry experts. The first presentation in this valuable series includes the latest innovation from CommScope, imVision. Register here, to attend this one hour course and earn a BICSI CEC for RCDD, RITP, DCDC, NTS, Installer 2 Copper/Fiber, Technician and Certified Trainer.  
CommScope’s new imVision solution allows … Read More »

Panduit’s PViQ Intelligent Infrastructure Management


I always feel so productive at the end of the year. A little extra time to clean the Inbox, the desk …and catch up on some reading (I have a stack of articles and magazines on one corner of my desk that I saved up during the year). Of course, interesting reading, means new topics to blog about, so here is … 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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Click here to learn about OM3 and … Read More »

The CSC Data Center Guy Presents: CommScope’s SYSTIMAX® 360 UHD


Do you struggle to make extra space in your bedroom closet? How about in your data center? Either way, I have a solution for you.

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Click Here to download a new white paper from CommScope on fiber technology.

The CSC Data Center Guy presents Corning Pretium EDGE™ Solutions


Hello There! The CSC Data Center Guy here. Take a look at Corning Cable Systems’ Pretium EDGE™ pre-terminated solution for the data center. It offers a 100% increase in density, 35% faster installation, 25% faster MACs and is 100 Gigabit Ready. You can also see it go head-to-head with a Slinky!
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Click here for a whitepaper … Read More »