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Information on industry challenges and insights that will help you shape the always-on networks of tomorrow.

Technical content

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Quiz: Test Your Fiber IQ
What’s WBMMF/OM5, and why is it so important? Try your hand at this short quiz and see how OM5 fits into your network’s future.
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Quiz: Test Your Cabling IQ
Are you up to speed on the latest standards regarding your data center’s infrastructure and cabling? Take this short quiz to test your knowledge.
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Video: Types of Cabling
Which architecture is best for you? Is it point-to-point cabling or structured cabling? Untangle the terms and unlock the potential of your network.
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Video: Migrate the DC to 100G
Whether you are migrating to 40G or 100G, this video will show you how to get there faster using preterminated cabling and MPO connectors.
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Video: Ultra-Low Loss Infrastructure
CommScope’s ultra-low loss fiber connectivity solutions give data center managers a stable, yet flexible high-speed infrastructure that can support long-term network evolutions.
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White Paper: DC cabling design fundamentals
It takes a solid grasp of the design fundamentals to ensure your infrastructure can scale and adapt to meet future challenges. At CommScope, that’s what we do best.
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White Paper: Checklist for building an edge data center
To help plan a successful edge data center, CommScope has created a preliminary checklist and tips to consider for location, power, heating and cooling, design and physical infrastructure layer.
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White Paper: Designing infrastructure for the cloud
Cloud-based networks manage everything. How the network is designed is important. This paper provides key points in designing and implementing cloud-based applications.

Business needs

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eBook: Data Center Connectivity
This eBook offers practical advice on the solutions and architectures that drive the modern data center with efficiency and flexibility.
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Brochure: High Speed Migration
There’s no single solution to power your high speed migration. It takes an ecosystem of technology and insight to unlock the potential of your network now—and position it to succeed in the future.
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Brochure: 6 Steps to Building Your Data Center of the Future
How does a data center get to the future? The experts at CommScope have boiled down the basics into six steps you can follow to design for the future of your data center.
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Video: High Speed Migration
See how CommScope’s High Speed Migration platform provides innovative infrastructure solutions that can take your data center from where you are to where you need to go.
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Video: LC and MPO Fiber Connectors for Higher DC Transmission Speeds
This brief video shows how the right connector choice today means more performance for the data center of tomorrow.
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Video: Enhanced High-Density Fiber
CommScope’s enhanced high-density (EHD), ultra-low loss fiber solutions are a key part of our High Speed Migration platform supporting your data center’s evolution.

Benefits

How can your data center benefit from our High Speed Migration solutions? Learn how CommScope helps you overcome daily challenges and strategize for the future.

Technical content

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Quiz: Test your Fiber IQ (II)
With the ability to support any-to-any connectivity and create optimized server-to-server pathways, fabric networks are emerging as the foundation for cloud-based environments.
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Infographic: AIM or no AIM
Witness a week in the life of two data center managers. One leverages the benefits of an AIM system, and one does not. Who do you think is the happier manager on Friday?
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Brochure: Ultra-Low Loss Solution Guide
CommScope’s High Speed Migration platform is uniquely designed to support higher speeds, while reducing space requirements and increasing agility. Our ultra-low loss solutions prove their value in reduced capital costs.
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Solution Guide: High and Ultra-High Density ULL Fiber
CommScope’s SYSTIMAX® HD and UD solutions are specifically designed for today’s high-density data center environments. They combine high-density manageability with the ease of making moves, adds and changes without disrupting live channels.
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Solution Guide: SYSTIMAX® Enhanced High Density ULL Fiber Panels
With concentrated port density and simplified design, CommScope’s EHD fiber panels keep you infrastructure scalable, manageable and agile.
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Application Note: Choosing the Right MPO for Your Data Center
How do you decide whether an 8-, 12- or 24-fiber infrastructure is right for your application—and for your future? This paper provides a framework to evaluate and choose the fiber media and cabling options that best suit your data center’s needs.
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Application Guide: High Speed Migration InstaPATCH® 360 and Ultra-Low Loss Configuration Guideline
The fiber migration design guide sorts through your most critical considerations when upgrading your data center to fiber.

Business needs

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eBook: Data Center Connectivity Is it better to operate your own data center or go multitenant?
How can you view your infrastructure and assets to be certain that every port is working its hardest?
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Infographic: Five Steps to Avoid Obsolescence
Obsolescence is the unwelcome flip-side of evolution. Make sure your data center has what it takes to compete, adapt and overcome all obstacles with this guide.
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Infographic: Beyond the 2016 Ethernet Roadmap
Ethernet convergence is streamlining the road ahead for your data center, but it’s still a good idea to see exactly where we’re going—and what we’ll find on the road ahead.
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Video: LazrSPEED OM5 Wideband Multimode Fiber – More Bandwidth, Fewer Fibers
Essentially free four-fold increases in fiber bandwidth are possible with LazrSPEED OM5 and short wavelength division multiplexing (SWDM) for your data center.
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White Paper: Data Center High Speed Migration: Infrastructure Issues, Trends, Drivers and Recommendations
As you look to expand your data center’s high-speed capacity, learn more about common infrastructure issues, trends, drivers and recommendations to make your migration as smooth as possible.
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Application Guide: SYSTIMAX Application Assurance Design Guide
Unlocking the potential of your data center starts with a solid base of understanding of what the fastest infrastructure is capable of supporting.

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Compare CommScope to others. We’ll be up to the challenge! This is why we are certain we have the best value, partnership and future-readiness.

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Summary: SYSTIMAX Application Assurance
How can you ensure your new channel designs will deliver the attenuation performance to support your applications? SYSTIMAX Application Assurance from CommScope provides the design capabilities and performance guarantees you need.
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Application Guide: SYSTIMAX Application Assurance Design Guide
Not all physical infrastructure solutions are created equal. Here’s what you can expect from CommScope’s top-trusted cabling ecosystem of solutions.
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White Paper: The Fundamental Differences Between OM5 and OM4+ Fiber
This paper will look at the stated performance differences between OM4, OM4+ and OM5 and evaluate the performance claims related to supporting higher data rates in data center applications.
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Application Guide: High Speed Migration InstaPATCH® 360 and Ultra-Low Loss Configuration Guideline
The fiber migration design guide shows how CommScope infrastructure offers the best solution for your data center’s high speed migration.
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Video: Fiber Performance Calculator
The world over look to CommScope for the tools and expertise to simplify deployments. This calculator gives instant, accurate link losses for any supported application. See how to use it now!
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Tool: Fiber Performance Calculator
Quickly and accurately calculate the link or channel loss in an innovative manner, and find the supported applications for the configuration. You can log the results and send them by email.

Business needs

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Video: SYSTIMAX Application Assurance
With SYSTIMAX Application Assurance from CommScope, you know your new links will support the applications you need to run—before they are deployed.
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Quick Guide: High Speed Migration-Bandwidth without Boundaries
Learn more about CommScope's High Speed Migration platform that enables your infrastructure to adapt, scale and evolve.
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Brochure: imVision® Automated Infrastructure Management
imVision Automated Infrastructure Management provides Real-time visibility into the critical connectivity that drives your business, right down to the device or port. It’s a critical part of your optimization strategy.
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Brochure: CommScope Solutions for Multitenant Data Center Operators
To compete successfully in the MTDC arena, you need to be quick to market, globally agile and able to scale on demand. See how CommScope turns your infrastructure into a marketable competitive advantage.
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Brochure: SYSTIMAX® Structured Cabling Systems
CommScope’s SYSTIMAX portfolio is a comprehensive platform of cutting-edge copper and fiber connectivity solutions - with cable, connectors, panels and intelligent automated infrastructure management.
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Demonstration: imVision® Automated Infrastructure Management
To learn more about how the imVision AIM software can help you improve resolutions times, manage device and port connectivity and optimize total infrastructure performance and utilization, try this interactive demo now!