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The future of Structured Cabling

Where are we going?
The future of structured cabling systems by Lloyd Mariner Courtesy of Cabling Installation & Maintenance Magazine Which technologies will meet speed and data-transmission re… http://connsolutions.com/blog/future-structured-cabling/

Home Depot cat 5 and 6 recall

Fire hazard spawns recall of Home Depot released cat 5 and cat 6 cable
Home Depot Recalls CE Tech Riser Cable Due to Fire Hazard Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a r… http://connsolutions.com/blog/home-depot-cat-5-and-6-recall/

Deciding what cable is right for you

Cable requirements vary from client to client. What do YOU need?
The Importance of Structured Cabling   Your cabling infrastructure typically accounts for a small portion of your total IT systems and networking investment, yet an improper… http://connsolutions.com/blog/deciding-what-cable-right-you/

Fiber bandwidth

Maintaining a proper fiber cable design
The health of your network depends on the quality of your network infrastructure — this quality begins with complete certification by contractors or systems integrators that … http://connsolutions.com/blog/fiber-bandwidth/

Facts vs Myths - Cat 5 and cat 6

Clarifying the differences of category rated cables
Facts and Myths About Category Rated Cables    #1 - Fact or Myth? "Category 6 cables can carry a signal further than Category 5E cable."   Answer: Myth  … http://connsolutions.com/blog/facts-vs-myths-cat-5-and-cat-6/

Leviton and BerkTek form alliance

Cable manufacturer mogul Berk-Tek, and component hardware equipment manufacturer Leviton join forces
Press Release - Leviton and BerkTek team up for un unprecedented cabling alliance PR Contacts: Mel Janecka Carol Everett Oliver Leviton Network Solutions Berk-Tek 425-415-7262 71… http://connsolutions.com/blog/leviton-and-berktek-form-alliance/

Installing service loops

Proper cabling techniques
A lot of people tend to install cabling without service loops.  Here's an article I found showing why that is not a good idea ...   Serpentine Cabling Technique   … http://connsolutions.com/blog/installing-service-loops/

Cable pricing

Are you getting what you really need?
I was reading a forum debate on "Price per drop" for network cabling, and came upon this blurb by one of the cabling contractors.  What are your thoughts?   "Unfortunat… http://connsolutions.com/blog/cable-pricing/