Data Center

Introduction to Data Center Structured Cabling Guide

What is a Point-to-Point (P2P) Cabling System? The point-to-point (p2p) cabling system is constructed with direct connections. Patch cables are used to connect one device such as a router, switch, server or storage unit directly to another device. As the number of connections in a data center increases due to normal growth, a point-to-point cabling system is […]


Three Main Factors Affecting FTTx Deployment

When operators weigh up their FTTx architecture options, a number of factors will have to be taken into account. These include what assumptions are made about customers’ bandwidth requirements; the topology of the existing legacy network; the level of competition from cable operators; the cost of laying fibre to the node compared with running it […]

4G & 5G

Choosing the right backhaul for small operators

There is a near universal consensus among mobile operators that small cells are the way of the future – the only solution that will enable them to provide the capacity they need to meet the expectations for the fast growing numbers of smartphone users. Small cells allow operators to use their existing and new spectrum […]