The VersaPOD cabinet utilises the vertical space between bayed cabinets for patching and cable management to free up horizontal space for active equipment, to increase accommodation density and provide efficient utilisation of physical floor space in data centres.
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The Banner Engineering SureCross DX70 wireless developer’s kit consists of a gateway and node transceiver to enable on-site wireless testing. The self-contained kit provides battery boxes with test buttons and indicator lights simulating inputs and outputs to determine an application’s specific range and response time requirements.
Demand for bandwidth over the next decade could seriously challenge conventional telecommunication technology, requiring the industry to migrate away from copper-based DSL towards FTTH technology.
Rittal has expanded its range of high-density patching accessories with two cable ducts for 1000 and 2000 mm high enclosures, along with cable-shunting elements, which can handle excess lengths of cable and be applied as radius reducers when redirecting cables.
Tyco Electronics’ networking division AMP Netconnect has launched a new website — www.ampnetconnect.com.au — configured as an information-driven portal where businesses can find useful technical details.
A recent report from Ovum Research analysing the current status, as well as the future, of optical fibre stated that, at the end of 2007, nearly 29 million subscribers worldwide were connected with fibre infrastructure, mostly via FTTH (fibre-to-the-home) or FTTB (fibre-to-the-building).
Belden recently announced plans to acquire Trapeze Networks, a provider of wireless local area networking (WLAN) equipment, for US$133 million in cash. The acquisition is intended to build on Belden's position as a complete signal transmission solutions provider.
BWS-8012 is a 12-port wireless LAN switch that has been added to the existing 8- and 24-port switches in the Belden Wireless Solution range, using the Layer-2 Edge Architecture/Channel Blanket system to provide a predictable rate of wireless connectivity and quality of service.
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