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  • Accelerate Copper Certification With The DSX-5000 CableAnalyzer From Fluke Networks

    Certifying a network infrastructure can be complicated and time-consuming. Luckily, Fluke Networks just stepped up the game. The DSX-5000 CableAnalyzer™ fast-tracks every step of the copper certification process, with the kind of precision you’ve come to expect from Fluke Networks. Now you can meet the latest fiber standards and simplify set-up, reporting, and testing.

    08/19/2016

  • Aged Infrastructure: Ensuring Yesterday's Solutions Meet Today's Needs

    Many data centers built in the late 90’s and early 2000’s are nearing the end of their service life or perhaps running short on key resources (power/cooling/space). With increased demands placed on the physical infrastructure and continued evolution of technology, owners and operators are faced with significant challenges. Join us for a discussion on strategies to consider that may help manage our aging infrastructure.

  • Graybar Helps Otis Library Turn the Page to LED Lighting

    The Otis Library project was completed in just three months. The library expects an annual energy savings of 105,989 kWh and annual energy cost savings of $18,000, with an annual expected maintenance savings of $2,455. The library also benefitted from more than $43,357 in incentives from the local utility.

    08/15/2016

  • Graybar Upgrades Multi-Purpose Recreation Room with LEDs and Wireless Controls

    Providing a complete turnkey solution, Graybar worked closely with the local contractor to coordinate deliveries and even helped secure a $3,200 Ameren utility rebate. The church expects an annual energy savings of approximately $5,000 and a three year return on investment.

    08/10/2016

  • Evolution of In-Building Networks

    Local area networks and in-building wireless needs are evolving. Smarter buildings and demand for data require robust networks. Fiber-based networks provide a unique value proposition by bringing network access and intelligence closer to end-users. Sign up for the webinar.

    08/08/2016

  • Cables that Keep their Cool: The GenSPEED Brand Line of LP Listed Cables from General Cable

    Power over Ethernet (PoE) has evolved from a niche solution to a viable powering option for many applications. Holding its own alongside the evolution of PoE, General Cable’s EfficienC™ Max line of GenSPEED® Brand products power high-wattage applications, both safely and cost-effectively. Ultimate EfficienC is here. Read more.

    08/08/2016

  • Uncompromising Performance + Impressive Savings: Eaton’s Metalux Cruze Recessed LED Luminaire

    In life, it’s rare that everyone gets what they want. You want steak for dinner, your family wants chicken, so you settle on leftover spaghetti and soggy veggies. (Cue the tiny violin.) But with Eaton's Metalux Cruze Recessed LED Luminaire, no one settles. Your customers enjoy impressive performance and substantial savings, and you benefit from easy, out-of-the-box installation. Read more.

    08/02/2016

  • Power is the New Signal

    Cabling performance has been measured historically in terms of information capacity. A new LAN deployment strategy called Direct Connect can maximize PDE by effectively connecting equipment to end devices with a channel made entirely with horizontal cabling. Direct Connect does require the attachment of a plug and testing in the field. New developments in the standards is available to make this a practical deployment strategy and offer an efficient method to deliver data and power to end devices.

    07/29/2016

  • The Floodlight That Lasts: Eaton’s Lumark Night Falcon LED Floodlight

    You want a floodlight that’s a “find it and forget about it” type of product - something you can set up and rely on for years. Eaton’s Lumark Night Falcon LED Floodlight is exactly that, offering maintenance-free performance for up to 15 years. With an efficient design for optimal light distribution, this versatile floodlight is the ideal choice for area, security, and building facade lighting. Count on the Lumark Night Falcon for steady performance. Read more.

    07/25/2016

  • The Road to Lighting Upgrades: Graybar Helps Winnebago with Lighting Renovation

    Completed in just two months, Winnebago estimates an annual energy savings of 75,010 kWh and cost savings of $5,973 with a payback of three and a half years. In addition, Winnebago also qualified for local utility incentives.

    07/20/2016