racks

We are pleased to present posts tagged as racks.

We’re moving: Vandalia – here we come!

- Last month we announced our upcoming move to a new office in Vandalia, where we have leased 35,000 square feet of office space that we will renovate and then occupy later this year. C2G has already received a warm reception from the business and civic communities in Vandalia. As one of the largest holders of office space in the city, we’ll be contributing to the area’s strong economic growth. C2G plans a total transformation of the new office space with the very latest wiring and network connect…

Avoiding Cabling Disasters

- In our cabling disaster post we talked about how racks quickly become a mess of cables, and what helps contribute to creating the mess. In this post, we’ll cover the communities on the opposite end of that spectrum who value, and actively work to make their racks as clean as possible – both during the initial installation and for future moves, adds and changes. There is special care required upfront during the selection process of the physical infrastructure, like the racks and cable management…

Cabling Disasters and What Causes Them

- Cabling disasters, network spaghetti, these are just two terms that describe something that’s all too common within the IT industry. When networking is done right, it can be a beautiful thing; however, when the cabling isn’t managed properly, disaster tends to strike. If you’ve been in the industry for any amount of time, there’s a good chance you have seen what I’m talking about – network racks that become overrun with unmanaged cable, sometimes completely concealing the rack itself. These disa…

Dell EMC World: Data Center Innovations

- What do David Blaine, blade servers, a BMW i8, and 3D printers all have in common? Dell EMC World. We are now a week removed from what was only the second time this historic PC company and their recently acquired server company have shown up together to bring the latest innovations in data center technologies to IT professionals from around the world. I could spend the entirety of this blog telling you all about the environment that brought 13,000 technology folks to Las Vegas, but I will pivo…

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…

Simplified Connectivity: Everyday Application

- This is the sixth post in a series that will take an in-depth look at how C2G defines simplified connectivity. Our first post, Simplified Connectivity, introduced this concept and showed how we provide simplified connectivity through our technical expertise, straightforward solutions, and an effortless experience for our customers. The second post covered our Audio/Video & PC product category, outlining our offering of cables, active devices, and adapters & converters. The third post foc…

Simplified Connectivity: Physical Infrastructure

- This is the fourth post in a series that will take an in-depth look at how C2G defines Simplified Connectivity. Our first post, Simplified Connectivity, introduced this concept and showed how we provide simplified connectivity through our technical expertise, straightforward solutions, and an effortless experience for our customers. The second post covered our Audio/Video & PC product category, outlining our offering of cables, active devices, and adapters & converters. The third post fo…

High Tech On The Rails – AV Meets The Whistle Stop Safety Train

- Every once in a while life hands you a wonderfully unexpected surprise. When Stephen Koehle of Lightner Electronics reached out to me to ask if I wanted to check out the A/V installation on the Norfolk Southern Whistle Stop Safety Train, I knew one of those surprises was at hand! Norfolk Southern teamed up with Operation Lifesaver to spread the word about railroad safety with a special three-day, 354-mile trip across Ohio. Nationwide someone is hit by a train roughly every three hours, and Nor…

C2G Gets Physical! Physical Infrastructure, That Is.

- In our effort to bring you the most complete networking solution that’s more than just cables, C2G, a group brand Legrand, now offers Legrand racks, server cabinets and cable management accessories! These new products are backed by Legrand’s 30 plus years of technical expertise in physical infrastructure to ensure reliable network performance in small telecommunications closets up to moderately-sized data centers. Our rack offering starts with the simple 2-post rack , designed for lighter equipm…


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