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Coronavirus Update from Leviton Network Solutions

We all face an incredibly challenging time around the world due to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

At Leviton, we continue to monitor the situation closely, considering information from international health agencies, local governments and our own safety and security protocols. We want to assure you that we are committed to being responsive to the needs of our customers and employees as this situation evolves. (more…)

Rittal – The world’s fastest IT rack

With its new VX IT rack system, Rittal is presenting a newly developed modular system for server and network racks. This allows IT infrastructures to be set up with previously unattained speed – ranging from individual network racks to complete data centres. The VX IT offers maximum configuration freedom; configuration is performed easily and quickly using an online tool – fully certified with all components. That is unique. (more…)

Corning launches enhanced cable family to lead response to revised EU CPR fire safety guidance

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) has launched a new cable product family that further enhances its fire safety leadership and to comply with revised, stricter EU guidelines.

In summer 2019, the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) published revised safety guidance for exposed cables in railway tunnels, urging that all cables should fulfil Construction Products Regulation (CPR) characteristics of low flammability, low fire spread, low toxicity and low smoke density. In January 2020, the B2 classification was reconfirmed as general minimum fire safety requirement for this application. (more…)

Nexans Ultra Low Loss for multimode MTP connectivity

New high speed protocols for multimode resulted in a reduction of optical budgets. With normal off-the-shelve cabling products data centre managers and designers would face limitations when designing new facilities or upgrading existing ones to the next speeds. With the improvements in optical performance LANmark-OF OM4 ENSPACE overcomes these challenges. (more…)