Data networking and communications

Addressing the ‘green’ challenge in data centres

12 May, 2008 by Paul Stathis

Australian companies baulking at the cost of long-term solutions to build ‘green’ data centres should instead be looking for quick wins that would get them ahead of the curve in the short term.


Industrial ethernet cabling

24 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Belden Australia Pty Ltd

DataTuff is a line of industrial ethernet connectivity components including cord sets, jacks, plug kits, tools and accessories to complement its family of industrial ethernet twisted pair cables, designed to provide robust, standards-based, end-to-end connectivity solutions in IP67 or IP20 installations.


Wireless sensing solution

01 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Micromax Pty Ltd

The Banner Engineering DX70 SureCross is a wireless sensing solution for secure communications in remote or hard-to-reach locations in industrial applications, such as remote I/O data acquisition and energy monitoring.


Free space optics data transceivers

01 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Molex Premise Networks Pty Ltd

The Canon USA Canobeam DT-100 series of free space optics data transceivers are designed to be deployed as a wireless part of any communications infrastructure solution for low-cost, high-security and high-speed networking.


Keyboard video mouse switches

01 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Avocent Australia

The SwitchView 100 range of desktop keyboard video mouse (KVM) switches is designed for small to medium-sized businesses and home offices to support multimedia applications.


Optical fibre test set

01 April, 2008 | Supplied by: AFL Telecommunications Australia Pty Ltd

The OWL 4 certification test kit is designed for use by installers who need to certify new and previously installed fibre-optic links, covering all required certification test standards including ISO/IEC 11801.


Fibre patching system

01 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Belden Australia Pty Ltd

The FiberExpress Ultra Patch Panel is a fibre patching system designed for application in backbone infrastructures and data centres.


Optical fibre media converters

01 April, 2008 | Supplied by: AFL Telecommunications Australia Pty Ltd

The Optimal Cable Services 200 series media converters are designed to extend the physical range of 10/100 Mbps ethernet networks utilising fibre optics.


Optical fibre network components

01 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Belkin Components

The FiberExpress Secure/Keyed LC system is a family of specially keyed and colour-coded optical fibre connectivity components that have been designed to meet today’s stringent network security requirements. This system allows for the physical segregation of various network segments in an infrastructure.


Optical fibre splitter

01 April, 2008 | Supplied by: CommScope Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

The OmniReach fibre-to-the-x (FTTX) product line has been expanded with the addition of the OmniReach 1 x 64 splitter, which allows carriers to double the number of customers served from a single splitter and reduce the feeder fibres needed for the network.


Rack cooling

01 April, 2008 | Supplied by: LeisureTech Electronics Pty Ltd

The Active Thermal Management Cool-stack III is a 1-unit high hot-air exhaust system for use in mid-size equipment racks and heat loads.


Sequence-of-events modules

01 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley 1756-IB16ISOE and 1756-IH16ISOE sequence of events (SOE) modules feature sub-millisecond resolution for first-event detection and sequence of event data capture for event cascades. This makes the integrated ControlLogix SOE modules suitable for substation automation, emergency shutdown systems and applications for which change-of-state data is required.


High quality AV over IP networks and cabling infrastructure

26 March, 2008 by Warwick Maver*

Ask anyone interested in high quality video and audio in Australia and they will tell you that distribution over an IP network and its cabling infrastructure has long been a 'holy grail'


Strong bandwidth demand to drive optical fibre market

27 February, 2008

Research recently released by telecommunications analyst Ovum RHK suggests that the optical fibre components market will reach US$6 billion in 2012, pushed by demand across all voice and data sectors that will drive the market at 11% compounded annual growth rate.


Fibre test and inspection kit

01 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Fluke Networks

Three fibre-optic kits offer video inspection of fibre end-faces using the FiberInspector Mini 200X microscope that aligns the inspection probe with fibre ports or patch cord connectors to increase the efficiency of fibre inspection.


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