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Month: April 2016

Plug and play cabling solutions are not always the best option ?>

Plug and play cabling solutions are not always the best option

Seeking the right fiber optic cabling solution can be somewhat of a challenge when tasked with a very large project. Here’s an example: A large electrical contractor was tasked with building out a new data center for a large nation-wide cable TV provider. The contractor was faced with providing over 3300 strands of OM3  fiber connectivity within the data center and over 230 strands of singlemode fiber to connect the site with other provider locations.  The contractor located a fiber…

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ITAR Compliance

What is ITAR Compliant or ITAR Certified. It has become a common practice by many companies, primarily defense contractors, to require a company who wants to become a vendor to be ITAR Compliant or ITAR Certified.  ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations).  The basic definition of ITAR compliant is: For a company involved in the manufacture, sale or distribution of goods or services covered under the United States Munitions List (USML) or a component supplier to goods covered under USML,…

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