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NECA publishes updated fiber optic standard

November 29, 2004

NECA/FOA 301-2004, Standard for Installing and Testing Fiber Optic Cables (ANSI) is the latest publication in the N…

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Network professionals sought as beta testers for CompTIA Network+ Certification upgrade

November 24, 2004

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is seeking experienced network administrators and network s…

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Agilent analyzer offers Gigabit Ethernet, RFC 2544 performance testing

November 18, 2004

Agilent Technologies Inc. has released a handheld network-performance tester that allows network technicians to tes…

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General Cable and Panduit announce alliance, launch PanGen

November 9, 2004

General Cable Corp. and Panduit Corp. today announced a new alliance and the introduction of the PanGen structured…

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Agilent extends optical analyzer

November 1, 2004

Agilent Technologies Inc. today introduced a wide-wavelength, multi-rate optical module for the Agilent 86100C Infi…

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Transition Copper-To-Fiber Media Converters Can Be Remotely Managed

November 1, 2004

Transition Networks Inc. is now shipping the remotely-managed RS-422/485 copper-to-fiber media converters.

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Soaring Into 2005

November 1, 2004

The last time we witnessed such intense activity was during the Y2K threat when companies in Canada and the United States spent billions of dollars to update their computer systems.

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Agilent Analyzer Designed for Gigabit Ethernet Space

November 1, 2004

Agilent Technologies Inc. has released a handheld network-performance tester that allows network technicians to test gigabit Ethernet by running RFC 2544 performance benchmarking to verify throughput at full line rate.

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Letters: It Should Have Been Toxic, Not Toxin

November 1, 2004

I would like to thank you for the feature article in Cabling Networking Systems on the health and safety of abandoned cable (see July/August 2004). Until I read the article I had no idea of the seriousness of the situation.

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Snake Tray Now Shipping New Larger Size Cable Tray

November 1, 2004

Cable Management Solutions Inc., creator of Snake Tray, has released a new larger size 18-inch wide and four-inch deep cable tray that the company says creates 72 square inches of cable path to hold over 1000 Cat5e (.21 OD) cables.