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Liz Goldsmith

Event: What’s Now & What’s Next – Key Insights on Proven Solutions

Join Panduit November 4th from 10am-12pm CST for its first online summit. Things have changed NOW and we need to adapt with our technologies and business processes to be ready for what is NEXT. Topics include Panduit’s perspective of the market – the challenges, opportunities, technologies and solutions that are helping smart businesses succeed; Real-world stories from customers and partners – how they did it and what they learned; and a sneak peek at new Panduit products that will change the game now and beyond

Innovative cabling systems, projects and programs recognized

For the sixth consecutive year, Cabling Installation & Maintenance honors organizations and people who drive the information and communications technology (ICT) industry forward through the Cabling Innovator Awards. The program celebrates products, systems, projects, and programs that and enable better, more-efficient communications for users of information and communications technologies around the world.

Webinar: Cabling Standards Update

With many North American cabling projects specified to comply with TIA standards, these documents are among the most relevant to all parties involved in cabling-system design, installation, certification or management. This webinar will provide an update on both new and existing standards that are relevant to ICT professionals. Attendees will learn how to identify and understand the elements of a cabling standard that matter most to cabling design, installation & maintenance professionals; standard specifications related to high-density optical fiber cable; and the latest developments in copper cabling standards including single-pair cabling, PoE and cabling for WiFi support.

How to Convert your Building to an Operating System

Much like a smart phone, intelligent buildings offer ever changing workplace capability and numerous cost saving solutions. Join Intelligent Building experts from The Siemon Company, Axis Communications and Cataly5t as they discuss how to convert buildings to act as operating systems designed for easy deployment of current and future smart building applications. The experts will touch on how versatile intelligent buildings can be.

Skilled cleaning leads to first-rate fiber splices

Contamination is the primary cause of network disruption or failure. Dirty fiber splices can cause network problems including back reflection, signal loss and even fiber breakage at the splice, causing complete network failure.There is a right way to clean fusion splices. Because high heat is generated by arcing electrodes during the fusion splicing process, technicians should always follow the recommended processes supplied with the fusion splicing equipment.