TIA QuEST Forum Updates Q3 – 2022

September 26, 2022

QuEST Forum is excited to welcome new members Celestica, EOR Security, Spectra Services and Omnex. We would also like to extend our congratulations the following companies that received first-time TL 9000 certifications so far this year: Accelight Technologies Inc. Belden LRC Mexico S de RL de CV Delta Networks (Dongguan) Ltd. FirstPowerKorea Co. Ltd., Hon…

TIA Government Affairs Update Q3 – 2022

September 26, 2022

TIA Government Affairs team has been very active over the past few months advocating for standards development. Citing TIA comments and advocacy, the Bureau of Industry and Security released a rule expanding the ability of U.S. companies to participate in global standards development. Provisions drafted in part by TIA supporting U.S. standards development were also…

TIA Standards Updates Q3 – 2022

September 26, 2022

TIA Standards Engineering Committee Activities: TIA’s TR engineering committees have been hard at work with ongoing standards development meetings and leadership elections. TR-14 Structural Standards for Communication and Small Wind Turbine Support Structures Committee TR-14 will hold their upcoming in-person in St. Petersburg, FL on October 5-6, 2022. They will also hold their TR-14 leadership…

TIA Technology Programs Update Q3 – 2022

September 26, 2022

Data Center Program We are pleased to welcome new participants Technavious Solutions, Nyveld Networks and Environmental Systems Design. On August 30, we held a Spanish-language webinar on TIA-942 El Standard de Centros de Datos y Como Certificarse with 468 registrations and 195 live attendees. The webinar can be viewed HERE on demand. Upcoming events include…

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

August 2, 2022

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?

July 22, 2022

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?

July 18, 2022

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…

Day 2 Review: TIA 2022 Member Meeting and Global Conference

June 23, 2022

Following Day 1 of TIA’s Member Meeting and Global Conference, Day 2 featured sessions on international standards, network security, software and more with experts who discussed the key issues from throughout our industry. The opening Keynote address was from Doreen Bogdan-Martin who is the Director of Telecommunication Development at the ITU. In her address, recorded…

Day 1 Review: TIA 2022 Member Meeting and Global Conference

June 22, 2022

  TIA kicked off its annual Member Meeting and Global Conference on June 21st with the first day of sessions, which were only open to employees of Member and Participant Companies of TIA. TIA CEO, Dave Stehlin and the TIA Chair of the Board, Doug Moore opened the event just after 9am EST with their…

TIA Standards Update – June 2022

June 9, 2022

TIA Standards is looking for a new Chair for the TR-51 Smart Utility Networks engineering committee. Nominations are being accepted through May 31, 20200. If you are willing to serve as the Chair of TR-51, please send a statement of qualifications and a letter of support from your company to Victoria Mitchell. TIA would also like…