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CenturyLink, Cisco Meraki team up with new cloud offering

June 13, 2017

CenturyLink, Inc. today announced the availability of CenturyLink® Managed Enterprise with Cisco Meraki, an offering it said enables customers to more efficiently deploy and monitor Wi-Fi networks, security, wireless, phone, video surveillance and SD-WAN services through a single administrative dashboard.

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Report predicts solid and impressive growth for structured cabling market

June 6, 2017

The global structured cabling market is expected to experience a significant level of competition in the market throughout a forecast period up to and including 2021, predict a new research study from Transparency Market Research. An expected rise in the

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Brother launches new handheld labeling tool for contractors

June 6, 2017

Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. (BMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother International Corporation, today introduced the PT-E110 industrial handheld labeling tool, the newest addition to its P-touch EDGE line of jobsite labeling products. According to the company, the “economical labeler” includes

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Viavi says its SmartClass Tier 1 tester provides MPO connectivity first

June 5, 2017

Viavi Solutions today announced the availability of the SmartClass Fiber MPOLx optical loss test set, which it described as the “first true Tier 1 (basic) certification test solution for cabling systems that utilize ribbon fiber with multi-fiber push on (MPO) connectivity. “Ribbon fiber

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Bell MTS, University of Manitoba launch IoT in agriculture initiative

May 30, 2017

Bell MTS today announced a $500,000 contribution to the University of Manitoba’s Front and Centre campaign to launch a new initiative: the Bell MTS Innovations in Agriculture Program, providing students with financial assistance to develop Internet of Things (IoT) technologies

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Cables with LP certification now available from Belden

May 30, 2017

Belden Inc. announced today that many of its cables, including its 10GXS and 2183 lines, are now Limited Power (LP) certified. Belden LP-listed cables are designed to maintain safe operation and not exceed temperature ratings. “As digital building applications continue

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Optical WDM market forecast to grow 8% in 2017

May 30, 2017

According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, the total Optical WDM market, consisting of both long haul and metro equipment, is forecast to grow 8% in 2017, reaching a market value of US$12 billion. Ciena, Huawei, Infinera, Nokia,

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Cisco’s IoT Threat Defense segments, secures devices on the network

May 24, 2017

Cisco this week launched Iot Threat Defense, and architectural and services offering that it said segments devices on the network to provide adaptable, extensible protection for organizations at IoT scale. The first use of IoT Threat Defense will be to secure vital

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Report predicts healthy growth for fiber optic connector market

May 24, 2017

The global fiber optic connector market is expected to reach US$5.9 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The research firm points out that the fiber optics segment is expected to grow, significantly, over

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New CenturyLink study examines digital transformation readiness

May 23, 2017

Communication and IT services company CenturyLink, Inc. today announced the results of a commissioned study on the digital transformation of global enterprises. Conducted by 451 Research, the Enterprise Digital Transformation Study provides insight into how, why and at what pace