Cable Ready: New Leadership for TR-42
The TR-42 engineering committee of TIA develops and maintains voluntary standards for cabling infrastructure in user-owned buildings. That committee recently elected new leadership, including Henry Franc, Technology Solutions Architect at Belden, TR-42’s new vice chair. He joins TIA NOW to discuss what’s next for the TR-42 committee.
Cabling Standards Reaching New Heights
TIA’s TR-42 standards committee on Commercial Buildings Telecommunications Cabling is busier than ever on a number of fronts including alignment of U.S. and international standards, the Cat 6 consortium, and new cabling standards and guidelines that support speeds up to 100Gbit/s. Join TIA NOW as we speak with Stephanie Montgomery, Sr. Director of Technology and…
Cabling Systems Standards
TR-42, TIA’s Engineering Committee for Cabling Systems Standards remains active as Herb Congdon, Associate VP of Standards and Technology Development at TIA, tells us what to look forward to.
Data Centers: Ribbon Technology
Vernon Yow of Sumitomo Electric Lightwave talks about ribbon technology and how that impacts improved cabling. Yow speaks further about the applications of ribbon technology for data centers and how ultra-high-fiber-count ribbon cables meet the growing need for high fiber density in data centers.
Fiber and Cabling
Connecting all endpoints directly to fiber optic cable enables tremendous improvements in what bandwidth devices are capable of delivering.
Highlights from TIA’s Data Center Workshop
TIA’s Data Center Workshop covered topics around profitability, productivity and efficiency in the data center including sessions on, The New Economics of Data, New Architectures & Cabling in the Data Center and Cybersecurity in the Data Center. Guest speakers and presenters came from companies such as Google, Microsoft, CenturyLink, Dell, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave and many…
ISO/IEC JTC1/SC25 Interconnection of IT Equipment
The activity of this technical committee covers standardization of microprocessor systems; and of interfaces, protocols, architectures and associated interconnecting media for information technology equipment and networks, generally for commercial and residential environments, to support embedded and distributed computing environments, storage systems, other input/output components, home and building electronic systems including customer premises smart grid applications for electricity,…
TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Balanced Twisted-Pair Telecommunications Cabling and Components Standard
Arlington, VA (February 21, 2019) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.7 Engineering Committee on Telecommunications Copper Cabling Systems (568) has issued a call for interest for document TIA-568.2-D-1 titled “Balanced Twisted-Pair Telecommunications Cabling and Components Standard.” TR-42.7 is developing an amendment to designate balun specifications used for testing Category 8 cabling and components described…
TIA Issues Call for Interest on Three Smart Buildings-Related Standards Projects
Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR- 42.1 Engineering Committee on Premises Telecommunications Infrastructure has issued a call for interest for three standards projects related to smart building performance. For document ANSI/TIA-4966-A initially titled “Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Educational Facilities,” TR-42.1 is developing guidelines to update the addendum, current standards and…
TIA Releases New Position Paper on Edge Data Centers
Arlington, VA (October 10, 2018) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today released a new position paper outlining considerations for development, implementation, and operational features of Edge Data Centers (EDCs). TIA believes these new data centers will be needed to deliver the increasingly…
TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems
The TR-42 Engineering Committee develops and maintains voluntary telecommunications standards for telecommunications cabling infrastructure in user-owned buildings, such as commercial buildings, residential buildings, homes, data centers and industrial buildings.
TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Committee Meeting and Edge Data Center Working Group and 942 Task Group Meeting
TR-42 develops and maintains voluntary telecommunications standards for telecommunications cabling infrastructure in user-owned buildings, such as commercial buildings, residential buildings, homes, data centers and industrial buildings.