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Panduit TX6 10GIG system compliant with IEEE 802.3an-2006 10GBASE-T standard

Panduit has announced that its TX6 10GIG copper cabling system is compliant with the newly approved IEEE 802.3an-20...


June 21, 2006  


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Panduit has announced that its TX6 10GIG copper cabling system is compliant with the newly approved IEEE 802.3an-2006 10GBASE-T standard specified for 10GigE operation over copper twisted pair cabling up to 100 metres.

The company first received third-party certification of the TX6 to the 802.3an draft standard in mid-2005 from testing organization Intertek ETL Semko.

Testing was performed on bundled product in a 6 around 1 configuration in a 100 meter, 4-connector channel.

Components in the channel configuration included the TX6 10GIG Copper Cable, TX6 10GIG Jack Modules, TX6 10GIG Patch Cords and a DP6 10GIG Modular Patch Panel.

“Now that the 10GBASE-T standard is ratified, customers can have confidence that the technology is stable,” said Mike Doorhy, product line manager at Panduit.