Category Archives: Data Center Cabling

The Power of Port Replication in the Data Center

With so much more hitting the data center platform these days, how do admins keep up? How can you continue to deliver powerful performance and create that great end-user experience?

As most data center professionals can attest, bandwidth needs continue to increase for today’s business-driven technologies. This demand for higher bandwidth results in an increase in fiber optic ports for networking and storage.

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Will Cat 8 Cabling Force A Topology Change In The Data Center?

Ken Hodge is Chief Technical Officer, Brand-Rex. He is a chartered engineer and a fellow of the Institute of Engineering Technology.

Work is advancing fast on Category 8 copper cabling which will find its applications primarily in data centers.  Like its predecessors, this “BASE-T” will be later to market than its co-ax and fiber-based competitors, but when it arrives, it will rapidly displace them because of its far lower cost.

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