Press Releases

TIA Adds Nine Companies to its Membership of Communications Network Leaders

Arlington, Va. (March 21, 2016) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced the addition of nine new member companies. These new member organizations represent the diversity and expertise of TIA’s membership, and include a worldwide industry leader in cabling and data center…

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TIA Files Comments in Support of NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Arlington, Va. (February 23, 2016) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today expressed support for the cybersecurity framework proposed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  In comments filed in response to NIST’s request for information on its Cybersecurity Framework, TIA said the Framework…

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TIA’s Fiber Optics Technology Consortium Elects 2016 Officers

Arlington, Va. (February 12, 2016) – The Fiber Optics Technology Consortium (FOTC) of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) has elected its slate of officers for 2016. Serving for his ninth consecutive term as Consortium Chair is Rodney Casteel, CommScope; Vice Chair is Lee Kellett, AFL/Light Brigade; Co-standards Chairs are Cindy Montstream, Legrand and Adrian Young, Fluke…

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Recent Blogs

Does the data center BMS/DCIM need its own dedicated UPS?

By TIA Staff | August 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Does the data center BMS/DCIM need its own dedicated UPS?

By: Barry Elliott, Director, Capitoline CEng MIET MCIBSE MBA BSc(Hons) DCE ATD   Should a data centre Building Management System (BMS) or Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) be powered by the same system that it is monitoring? Most data centre BMS systems are powered by one of the Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) sets used for the Information…

What is ICT Lifecycle Management?

By TIA Staff | July 22, 2022 | Comments Off on What is ICT Lifecycle Management?

With the establishment of TIA’s TR-60 ICT Lifecycle Management Committee and standards development efforts underway, some in the industry may be wondering what exactly ICT Lifecycle Management is and why we need a standard. Let’s take a closer look. The Concept Applies Before we can explain ICT Lifecycle Management, it makes sense to first explain…

Immersion Cooling in the Data Center – the next big thing?

By TIA Staff | July 18, 2022 | Comments Off on Immersion Cooling in the Data Center – the next big thing?

By: Barry Elliott, Director, Capitoline CEng MIET MCIBSE MBA BSc(Hons) DCE ATD   For the highest density rack cooling requirements, that is from 10 kW to beyond 100 kW per rack, the most efficient method of cooling IT equipment is to immerse the whole server/computer in a bath of non-conductive dielectric fluid which will rapidly…

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