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Rittal IT rack also functions as enclosure frame

April 1, 2005

Rittal Systems Ltd. has released the TE7000, a new network enclosure that the company says simultaneously functions as an enclosure frame and can be installed using variable depths between the roof an…

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Molex expands its SFP product line

April 1, 2005

Molex Inc. has announced that its multi-port SFP Ganged Cages are now available with a new lightpipe option that can be added after the cages are mounted to a PCB….

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Data/Internet access market to grow by 5% this year and next

April 1, 2005

The Canadian data/Internet access market grew by 5% in 2004 to $6.95 billion, according to The Convergence Consulting Group. The overall market is made up of corporate data/Internet access (sales to b…

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Is cabling a commodity?

April 1, 2005

As a representative of a leading manu-facturer of structured cabling systems and components, I have been discouraged in recent years by the insistence of many people I meet that structured cabling is…

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Hilti FS 411 eases firestop system selection

April 1, 2005

The Hilti FS 411 puts firestop system recommendations directly in the installer’s hand by way of a Palm PDA….

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ZoneBarrier 91292 protects sensitive ports from surges

April 1, 2005

Atlantic Scientific Corp. has released The ZoneBarrier 91292, a surge protection device designed to protect high-speed digital interfaces from transients caused by direct or indirect lightening strike…

News CablingNetworks

Innovation is alive and well

April 1, 2005

In his View From The Board Column on p. 26, Bob Kostash questions those who feel the structured cabling industry is not innovative, but simply a commodity….

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General Cable expands its Indoor/Outdoor Cable portfolio

April 1, 2005

General Cable has broadened its NextGen brand of fiber optic cable portfolio with the announcement of a new product: UL Type ONFP approved indoor/outdoor plenum-rated distribution cable….

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Training for profit

April 1, 2005

Our industry needs training and lots of it in order to understand the impact of convergence, to support our customers’ needs better and to increase the breadth of services and technologies we have to…

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Bell launches security division

April 1, 2005

Bell Canada has launched Bell Security Solutions Inc. (BSSI), a new division that the telecommunications giant says will provide enhanced network and information security initiatives for communication…