Category 8 cabling systems and 25/40GBASE-T solutions have arrived. It’s impressive that the same twisted-pair cabling and RJ-45 interface that delivered 10 Mb/s 15 years ago still play an important role in next generation networks. But where will Cat 8 be deployed? How will it be tested? Even if Cat 8 is not part of your immediate strategy, it is important to anticipate future tech refreshes in your current network infrastructure design.