Data networking and communications

Optical fibre future looks bright

25 July, 2008

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 to acquire Trapeze Networks

16 July, 2008

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.

IT hardware erasure

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: Ontrack Data Recovery

The Degausser DG.02 is a hardware eraser solution capable of eliminating the risk of uncontrolled spread of sensitive information stored on hard drives.

Data equipment cabinets

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: Cable Ways Ltd

OfficePac is a series of panel support cabinets used for housing equipment and patching facilities in data installations.

Broadband power amp

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: ASD Technology Pty Ltd

ASD has released the AMF-6B-06001800-70-40P-PS self-cooled 3RU rackmount broadband high power amplifier, covering 6-18 GHz and delivering about 10 W.

Wi-Fi enclosures

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

The BWIE-100 (indoor) and BWOE-100 (outdoor) Wi-Fi enclosures are designed to provide secure accommodation for the remote placement of the Belden XtraThin wireless access points (APs).

Wireless LAN switch

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

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.

Australia’s FTTN project: something's got to give

06 June, 2008 by David Kennedy*

The government has launched a tender process to invest $4.5 billion of public funds for an FTTN network to reach 98% of the population. But will that funding be enough?

Reduced bend radius fibre cables

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

OmniReach is a reduced bend radius optical fibre designed for multiple dwelling unit (MDU) drop cables in fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) applications.

Equipment rack

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Cable Ways Ltd

The Open Server Rack is designed for managing the server environment in homes or small-office applications.

Optical fibre cleaner and scope

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

The In Adaptor Scope & Cleaner has been designed for simple and safe inspection of optical-fibre ferrule end faces. The device enables fibre connectors to be cleaned and inspected without the need to remove them from adapters.

Power distribution unit monitor

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Rackpower Australia

The PDU (power distribution unit) Monitor is designed to be connected to existing PDUs to provide diagnostics on power distribution in rack-mounted equipment.

Open frame rack

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Cable Ways Ltd

OfficePac is a range of open frame racks designed for data network applications in commercial premises that include server rooms and small-scale computer networks.

OfficePac PSWC40 wall-mount cabinet

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Cable Ways Ltd

The OfficePac PSWC40-6 wall cabinet is a 6RU high and 400 mm deep enclosure designed to accommodate the patching and signal distribution functions of data networks, audio studios and multimedia home integration.

Four-radio wireless access point

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

The XtraThin BWAP-400 wireless access point (AP) is available in a four-radio version for use in interference-free wireless LAN systems with predictable RF performance.

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