Fluke Networks Products Recognized for Prestigious Cabling Installation & Maintenance with 2017 Innovators Awards

September 25, 2017 / Everett, WA, Sept. 27, 2017 – BICSI Fall

Fluke Networks FI-500 FiberInspector™ Micro and DSX-8000 CableAnalyzer™ receive Platinum and Silver Awards respectively, recognized as industry leading tools to install, certify and troubleshoot essential cable infrastructure

Fluke Networks announced today that its FI-500 FiberInspector Micro and DSX-8000 CableAnalyzer were recognized by the judges of the Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2017 Innovators Awards program to be among the industry’s most innovative developments. Fluke Networks FI-500 FiberInspector was presented with a Platinum-Level Innovator Award, CI&M’s highest-level award, and the DSX-8000 was selected to receive a Silver-level award, as judged by a panel of cabling and communications system specifiers, designers, integrators and managers. The awards are intended to acknowledge the clear benefits of these tools over previous methods, approaches and products.

Fluke Networks FI-500 FiberInspector was recognized with the Platinum award by CI&M for its innovation as the first fiber video inspection probe with an integrated flashlight to make it easy for network installers to inspect fibers in today’s crowded fiber patch panels. Fluke Networks PortBright™ feature, coupled with autofocus and large, high-contrast display, make the FI-500 an essential scope for fiber technicians operating in dense, low-light environments.

Fluke Networks DSX-8000 CableAnalyzer received a Silver award as the most advanced tester in the industry, the first field tester independently certified and endorsed to meet all the requirements for the Category 8 field testing standard. The DSX-8000 is the flagship tester in the Versiv™ Cable Certification Family, continuing the Fluke Networks tradition of designing innovative products to help data communications installers more quickly, accurately and profitably achieve system acceptance for copper and fiber jobs.

“Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovator Awards and the judging panel would like to congratulate Fluke Networks on receiving Platinum and Silver awards,” said Cabling Installation & Maintenance Group Publisher Alan Bergstein. “This recognition highlights the most innovative products in the structured cabling industry. It is a pleasure to once again celebrate Fluke Networks‘ significant contribution to the industry.”

The recognition by the judges of CI&M’s Innovators Award highlight Fluke Networks continuing research and development of industry-leading products and services. Last year, CI&M awarded Fluke Networks three Gold Innovators Awards for its LinkWare™ Live with Asset Tracking,OptiFiber® Pro OTDR with SmartLoop™,and LabelLink™, a Brother Mobile Solutions mobile app integrated with LinkWare Live.

“Once again, we are honored to be recognized by our industry peers and such a respected organization,” said Eric Conley Vice President and General Manager of Fluke Networks. “Fluke Networks is dedicated to helping make cable installers and technicians jobs easier and more productive, and ensuring they have the best and most innovative tools and services to install, manage and operate the most advanced systems and networks in the world.”

About Cabling Installation & Maintenance

Published since 1993, Cabling Installation & Maintenance has provided practical information to professionals responsible for the specification, design, installation and management of structured cabling systems in enterprises, data centers and campuses. Cabling Installation & Maintenance's magazine, website (cablinginstall.com), email newsletters and webcasts help cabling professionals improve day-to-day operations and enable strategic planning for their networks' optimum long-term performance.

About The Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2017 Innovators Awards program

The Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2017 Innovators Awards program reviews and recognizes the most-innovative applications of cabling and communications technology products and systems within the structured cabling industry. Platinum, Gold, and Silver Honorees were announced at BICSI's 2017 Fall Conference in Las Vegas on Monday, September 25, 2017. Criteria used in the Innovators Awards ranking included: innovation, value, sustainability, collaboration, and impact.

About Fluke Networks

Fluke Networks is the worldwide leader in certification, troubleshooting, and installation tools for professionals who install and maintain critical network cabling infrastructure. From installing the most advanced data centers to restoring service in the worst weather, our combination of legendary reliability and unmatched performance ensure jobs are done efficiently. The company’s flagship products include the innovative LinkWare Live -- the world’s first cloud-connected cable certification capability –introduced in late 2014. For more information, call 1-800-283-5853 (US, Canada), 1-425-446-5500 (International) or visit www.flukenetworks.com.

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