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Liz Goldsmith

Webinar: Power over Ethernet Updates: Certification, Cabling and Troubleshooting

While Power over Ethernet is a proven technology with more than a decade of usage, most integrators and users report issues ranging from minor to serious with their installations. Adoption of new standards are leading to deployment of high-power devices that will stress systems and cabling further. This webinar will discuss these problems and how to prevent them before installation even starts, and how to troubleshoot those that still show up.

Siemon intros 5U Fiber Splicing Enclosure

Siemon has released a new Fiber Splicing Enclosure (FSE) designed to offer flexibility and support for current and future fiber termination requirements by offering the ability to support fiber densities with a capacity of 1,728 fibers in a 5U footprint. The new enclosure can handle common, incoming high fiber count ribbon fiber cables of 864 and 1728 fibers that are transitioning to lower count cables within the building or data center.

Two Connector Types for Single Pair Ethernet

Single Pair Ethernet will become a key technology in smart buildings. It is the missing link for connecting devices up to sensor/actuator level by means of a standard Internet protocol (IP). It has the potential to replace existing field bus systems in the Internet of Things (IoT) in buildings or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in smart factories.

Johnson Controls, DigiCert raise security of smart buildings

Johnson Controls has partnered with DigiCert to enable its OpenBlue digital solutions suite. The DigiCert PKI solution elevates operations within the Operational Technology (OT) and Internet of Things (IoT) space to ensure that hardware, software and communication remains trusted throughout the lifecycle of the smart building. This approach brings modern PKI security as well as advanced expertise in managing digital certificates to provide device authentication and identity, data encryption and integrity for each component of the ecosystem.

OFC 2021 to Showcase Industry-Leading Products and Innovations in Telecom and Data Center Optics in Enhanced Exhibition

The 2021 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) will take place 06 – 11 June 2021 and will be held in an all-virtual format. Conference programs will be presented live and recorded for on-demand viewing. Follow @OFCConference, learn more at OFC Community LinkedIn, and watch highlights on OFC YouTube.