In each issue, we highlight important OEM, supplier, and distributor news. Read on for the news briefs for September 16, 2014.
Siemon, a fiber optic infrastructure specialist, has created a new video to illustrate the advantages of its LightStack ultra high-density fiber plug-and-play system for high performance data centers. The video illustrates how fiber counts of up to 144 LC, or 864 fibers via a 12-fiber MTP interface, can be accommodated in a single rack unit (1U). The complete system is outlined, including the innovative patent-pending enclosure; high-performance, low-loss, plug-and-play modules; pass-through adapter plates; trunking cables; and best-in-class cable management features. While density is maximized in this demonstration, ease of use is also highlighted, with unmatched access to connectivity at the front and rear of fully installed enclosures.
Binder-USA has formed a strategic partnership with Northwire Inc., to enhance the potential for both companies to better service their key markets with customized cable connection solutions. Being able to support Northwire cable and services with Binder cable connectors and vice versa will provide more opportunities and a comprehensive range of cable and connectors to customers.
The Offshore WIND Installation and Maintenance Conference (OWIM) takes place in Amsterdam on October 29. The fifth OWIM Conference addresses the multiple challenges associated with solid future industry growth. This year’s conference theme – “In search of solid foundations” – refers to the current sense of caution in the wind industry. With speakers including Andy Barwise (Gardline), Bert van der Velden (Boskalis Offshore), Wy