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Datcom Blog

Here you will find a mix of new product releases, and blog posts from our distribution partners as well as internal staff along with helpful industry articles relevant to the telecommunications industry.

  • MicroScanner2 vs Cable Prowler Comparison

    MicroScanner2 vs Cable Prowler Comparison

    Thu, 29 Sep 2016

    If your network cable tester is important to you and your daily work, it needs to be the best — not just the best overall, but the best one for you. Looking at the Fluke Networks Microscanner2 and the Platinum Tools Cable Prowler

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  • How to eliminate fiber optic connector contamination

    How to eliminate fiber optic connector contamination

    The wet/dry fiber cleaning technique has been around for several years now; even before most alcohol based cleaners had been outlawed buy the top industry players.

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  • Everything you need and want to know about installing Cable Tray!

    Everything you need and want to know about installing Cable Tray!

    The Cable Tray Institute (CTI) recently made available its complete library of technical articles including the following PDFs:

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  • Is your certifier up to flux?

    Is your certifier up to flux?

    Fri, 01 Jul 2016

    A few years ago the EF standard (IEC 61280-4-1) was implemented as a method of setting reference in multimode fiber certification that corrected for intrinsic variability in launch conditions. EF is more important than ever because consultants, engineers

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  • The right way to do InRow Cooling.

    The right way to do InRow Cooling.

    As electricity prices and IT power consumption continue to rise, IT-related energy costs are getting increased scrutiny.

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  • How to Select the Right UPS System

    How to Select the Right UPS System

    Selecting UPS systems for your environment can be confusing with the number of manufactures and different levels of protection available today.

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  • How to Maintain Visibility & Control at the IT edge

    How to Maintain Visibility & Control at the IT edge

    Maintaining visibility and control is no longer a luxury, but a necessity to ensure the competitive nature of the business in the market place. With the growth of the IoT

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  • 10 Reasons we recommend Velcro

    10 Reasons we recommend Velcro

    Although you can ensure that cable ties do not cinch a bundle of cable using specified tension tools and applicators, to be safe we would advise using Velcro for any critical cabling medium.

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  • How to deliver professional cable and network testing documentation

    How to deliver professional cable and network testing documentation

    Professional cable installers want to exhibit the highest level of quality and standards in offering services to the customer.

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  • 10 Advantages of Emerson\'s Smart Rack PDUs

    10 Advantages of Emerson's Smart Rack PDUs

    Emerson Network Power’s MPH2 is the most intelligent, high-availability line of managed rack PDUs.

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