Monthly Archives: December 2015

Advanced Fiber Optic Technologies for Next-Generation Networking

If you missed the recent webcast on “Advanced Fiber Optic Technologies for Next-Generation Networking,” you’re in luck.  This webinar produced by Cabling Installation & Maintenance, is still available for viewing.

The seminar examines several of the latest developments in fiber optic cabling infrastructure and also places specific emphasis on how these advancements position optical fiber as a medium prepared for the next generation of networking.  To access the webcast, please go HERE.

Emerson Report Identifies Four Emerging Data Center Models

Emerson Network Power recently released a summary report that predicts four emerging archetypes that will reshape the way the data center of the future will look and operate.

According to the analysis, the data center has typically changed in response to technology innovation with a somewhat predictable pace and direction. However, it continues, “Disruptive trends such as cloud computing, sustainability, cybersecurity and the Internet of Things (IoT) are driving profound IT changes across all industries and creating opportunities and challenges in the process. As a result, new archetypes are emerging that will change the data center landscape and improve productivity, drive down costs and increase agility.”

To learn more and access the white paper, please go HERE.

Survey Says: U.S. Fiber Broadband Deployments Continue Steady Growth

The Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas released survey results showing that U.S. fiber deployments grew by 13 percent during 2015. This increase is the second largest annual expansion since FTTH technology became available.

In addition, other key data indicators suggest that the industry is poised for substantial growth over the next five years.

To read other survey results, please go HERE.