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4 Advantages Of Direct Attach Cabling (DAC)

- Today’s networks require higher performance from the network cabling, as well as cost effective connectivity. Direct attach copper and fiber cables provide both of these with their factory terminated performance and reduction in costs associated with field terminations. Let's begin with the types of direct attach cables on the market today, advantages and disadvantages to each, and which cables are best for various applications. What is a high speed direct attach cable? A high speed direct attac…

Win A Complete Huddle Space From C2G

- So what the heck is a huddle space? Smaller than a conference room but bigger than a cubicle, a huddle space serves three to five people who need to get together for a meeting. Anyone who works in a traditional office space knows that finding a meeting room is often a challenge, and most of the time the room is outfitted for 10-20 people verses three to five people. Net net: many organizations are re-evaluating the meeting space requirements for today’s “collaborative” business needs. The facts:…

Conspicuous Convergence

- It’s an old story. For years, we’ve been hearing about how technology is “converging” to a single standard. We’ve been told that one day everything will happen “in the cloud” and that the only wires we’ll need are the AC mains that carry power into the building. Sitting in a conference room trying to connect 21st century mobile devices to fixed AV assets with 20th century connections, one might be forgiven for being skeptical. Sometimes the failure of convergence to manifest in a form that al…

Choosing the Correct Connector | Understanding Fiber Connections

- With more than 100 fiber optic connector styles and types available today, the right choice for a particular application can often be difficult to figure out. Design and performance of both the optical fibers and connectors has become more sophisticated over the years. Today’s fiber connectors provide end-to-end solutions that cover a wide range of applications and, in many cases, can be easily terminated in the field. That was then... Some early fiber optic connectors, used in telephone central…

C2G: Legrand's Newest Associated Brand

- Since C2G first joined Legrand’s Data Communications division, we have helped drive the company’s leadership position—providing building infrastructure solutions with products designed to support data center, building network, and audio/video applications. On March 6, we proudly became Legrand North America’s newest associated brand, joining Legrand’s multiple brands and product lines including Ortronics, Quiktron, and Electrorack. We’re excited to establish C2G as a brand of Legrand, which make…

CTS Training: Lessons Learned From Delcom

- Today’s Audio Video consulting and integration businesses know all about InfoComm’s Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS®) program. Over the past 30 years, CTS has clearly emerged as the leading AV professional credential. Obtaining the InfoComm CTS® certification is challenging. Companies seeking to secure or maintain AV industry leadership wisely invest in classes to help their employees prepare. These smart businesses know the investment is a win for everyone: for their staff, who enhance th…

Universally Simplified Bus Cable – Understanding USB-C

- Understanding USB connectivity is becoming easier. With the influx of USB-C enabled devices and the deluge that is following close behind, USB-C will soon be one of the only if not the only connector available on a mobile device. To understand why this new technology has simplified connectivity we will break it down it to three easy sections: power, data, and media. Power Since the onset of mobile phones and other modern portable devices there have been countless connector types used to interfac…

USB-C: The Latest and Greatest

- The need to be charged, in-sync, and on-the-go has never been greater as this fast-paced world gets even crazier. Everyday connectivity is no longer a novelty, it’s a necessity. Whether it’s to stream music and videos with friends, charge and sync devices as you’re on the go, or transfer and store files for work, staying connected is a part of each step of your day. This makes USB connections one of the most vital connections out there, and C2G is here to keep you connected with simple and depe…

Fiber Cables Explained!

- Selecting the correct Fiber Optic cable for your data center or network can be challenging. There are a several factor to consider before making a purchase: Fiber Count, Fiber Type, Jacket Rating, Connector Type and Polarity method. Luckily, C2G put all the information you need in 1 quick and easy blog post! Fiber Trunk Cable Types There are four main cable types that are prevalent for data center and LAN applications: Selecting the correct cable will depend on the application. Tight buffered d…

What Is A Pre-terminated Cabling System?

- Have you ever wondered: “What is a pre-terminated cabling system?” Or “How can a pre-terminated system benefit my data center or open office space”? In this article we will discuss the rewards of using this type of system, as well an overview of the types of cables used. What is a pre-terminated cabling system? Pre-terminated cabling systems contain factory manufactured cables and modular components with connectors already attached. All of the components have been tested, qualified and ready to…

C2G Custom Solutions: A Collaboration Story

- Centuries-old packaged ice industry: meet disruption! One of Legrand’s recent projects was collaboration with Juan Marti, CEO and co-founder of the smart technology company IceQ. Formed in 2011, IceQ was designed with the intent of bringing a disruptive technology to the packaged ice industry. And did they ever! The IceQ team developed its flagship When to Go™ technology specifically to minimize the number of touch points for ice deliveries needed in a given day. This helps eliminate the two pr…

The Future of IoT Solutions

- "What size is that file?" This is a question that use to be very important to those of us in the computing world. It’s easy for us to forget the days of 5 ¼ and 3 ½ floppy disks when space was at a premium. The common maximum storage capacity of these disks was 1.44 MB, smaller than the size of files we easily send as email attachments today. I remember installing computer games that required multiple floppy disks, and that was viewed as normal at the time. After the floppy disk came the CDs, th…


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