Everybody is talking about the cloud. Most of the chatter is about how it is changing the way we interact with data and our electronic devices. But what those of us in the cabling industry want to know about is how the cloud can represent business opportunity.
February 23, 2012
I received my new RCDD certificate, good through the end of 2014, in the mail last week. My reaction was more pensive than the elation I experienced after first passing the exam in 2003.
January 26, 2012
If you’ve seen a set of Category 6A Patch Cord Test Adapters, you may have wondered why the “A” is subscripted. It has to do with the standards that the adapters support. The little “A” denotes that the adapter meets the ISO/IEC specifications for a patch cord test.
January 7, 2012
November 30, 2011
November 23, 2011
Fluke Network's fiber optic technologist Seymour Goldstein just returned from Melbourn Australia where he attended IEC SC86C/WG1, and ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC25/WG3 meetings. I caught up with him this week and got a download from his trip.
November 8, 2011
November 4, 2011
October 26, 2011
The other day I heard a familiar, yet unexpected voice coming from the Fluke Networks Lab. In a moment I recognized the voice of Henri Koeman, the retired long time Fluke Networks employee and veteran of the cabling standards commitees.
October 25, 2011
As I mentioned in the previous blog, the interest in patch cord testing caught my attention. I picked up some cords from local distributors, got a DTX CableAnalyzer a couple of sets of patch cord adapters, and hit the lab for a couple of hours. My goal was to take a crack at some of the myths about patch cords:
October 24, 2011