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BICSI adds 20 new courses to its learning network

December 6, 2013

BICSI this week added 20 new courses to BICSI CONNECT, its online, interactive learning network. The new courses cover topics relating to business, project management and safety. Geared to help ITS professionals earn continuing education…

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CableCheck app now works on Android devices

August 3, 2013

The Communications Cable and Connectivity Association (CCCA) free CableCheck app is now available for Android platform devices, in addition to the iPhone and other Apple devices. The app provides a simple to use field-screening tool and…

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BICSI releases new ESS standard

July 25, 2013

BICSI has announced the release of its latest standard, ANSI/BICSI 005-2013, Electronic Safety and Security (ESS) System Design and Implementation Best Practices.

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What ails us can be fixed

July 1, 2013

The cover story in this issue is a microcosm of all that is happening in the ICT industry. So much change, so many moving parts, so many opportunities and so many challenges.

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ITU celebrates global ‘Girls in ICT Day’

April 25, 2013

Every year on the fourth Thursday in April, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the global technology community celebrate ‘Girls in ICT Day,’ an awareness-raising initiative designed to pay tribute to women’s…

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Legrand and Superior Essex join forces in creation of nCompass

April 4, 2013

Legrand and Superior Essex Communications LP will jointly develop, market, support, and warrant cabling systems as part of an SCS initiative that combines Ortronics connectivity products and Superior Essex data cable products and will be…

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BICSI bows out of STEP Foundation

February 14, 2013

BICSI this week released the following statement: “In November of 2011, BICSI’s Board of Directors voted to become a Sustaining Member of the Sustainable Technologies Environment Program (STEP) Foundation. At that time BICSI joined…

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The Siemon Company signs on with the CCCA

February 14, 2013

The Communications Cable and Connectivity Association (CCCA) Board of Directors announced this week that The Siemon Company has become its newest member.

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The Next Generation BASE-T

September 1, 2012

t the July 19 plenary meeting in San Diego, Calif. IEEE 802.3 approved the formation of a Next Generation BASE-T Study group. This group is directed to develop a Project Authorization Request (PAR) for the next generation of the IEEE 802.3…

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Q&A With Andy Jimenez

July 1, 2012

CNS: You are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Anixter Enterprise Cabling Lab, standards development and product research. What areas are you currently concentrating on and what is the lab all about?