CABLExpress® Launches New 10-Gigabit Fiber Products


New Products Offer Another Solution to Meeting Data Center Customer Needs

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 3 / - CXtec® now offers CABLExpress® branded fiber enclosures and modules and branded MTP fiber trunks, connectors, and harnesses designed to provide high-density connections in the smallest space possible and save data center users time and money. These new CABLExpress products are part of their new customized data center solutions program.

"We believe in technology at your pace," said Peter E. Belyea, Vice President - Cabling/Data Center Division. "That's why we handle both legacy equipment as well as new leading-edge data center solutions to 10-gigabit and beyond. By offering our own CABLExpress branded products, we are able to offer our customers a customizable solution to their ever-changing data center needs."

CABLExpress fiber enclosures offer the adaptability to keep pace with the ever-changing data center environment. They come in sizes ranging from 1U to 9U and will mount in any 19-, 23-, and 24-inch rack or cabinet. The fiber enclosures are housed in durable metal bodies constructed to the rigorous standards of the data center to provided added protection for cables while the connectors provide ultra-strain relief.

CABLExpress fiber enclosures are available in black or tan and can be configured to meet customer needs. They can be shipped partially or fully loaded with feed thru panels or models per customer specifications. These fiber enclosures have a modular design that allows for easy upgrades and changes.

"CABLExpress modules and feed thru panels allow our customers to meet their expanding data center requirements," said Belyea. "Its part of the company's technology at your pace philosophy."

The CABLExpress modules and feed thru panels are available in a variety of duplex configurations. They come in single mode LC 2U, multimode LC 4U and LC 6U units. They're available in MTP, LC, SC, MTRJ and ESCON for legacy applications. The connectors are constructed with high-performance zirconium ceramic inserts for additional protection.

Trunks, Connectors, Harnesses
CABLExpress trunking assemblies are made to be up to 60 percent smaller in cross-sectional area and 1/5 the weight of distribution/MIC trunking. They're factory termination and tested to eliminate the need for field terminations, saving the user time.

CABLExpress high density single mode MTP/MTP, 10-gigabit aqua LC/MTP and MTP/MTP connections can terminate up to 12 optical fibers in a single ferrule connector. Utilizing high density options allows users to reduce the amount of floor space, rack space, and other costs associated with wiring your data center without sacrificing quality. This allows for the same high performance and low loss as with your standard jumpers or trunks. CABLExpress branded trunking is available from 4 to 144 fiber count.

CABLExpress designs single mode, multimode, and 10-gigabit aqua LC/MTP direct attach harnesses for data center applications. Fiber optic harnesses convert MTP terminations to simplex or duplex fiber connectors such as LC or SC. This allows for maximum fiber density within a limited space. CABLExpress terminated harnesses are factory tested and can reduce installation time by up to 75 percent.

For a free CABLExpress Data Center Guide product brochure, call 800-767-3282 or visit www.cablexpress.com.

CXtec is a global provider of new and certified pre-owned computer networking and technology equipment. Ranked 195th in the VARBusiness 2007 list of North America's Top 500 Technology Integrators, CXtec has been helping customers reduce the cost of their networking infrastructure for nearly 30 years with offerings like equal2new networking hardware and CABLExpress Cables both with a lifetime warranty. Offerings include: mainframe data center products, voice and data networking and testing equipment, computer cables and connectors, wiring systems, and storage components.

Source: CXtec

CONTACT: Lisa Belodoff, CXtec, +1-315-476-3000, ext. 2524, LBelodoff@cxtec.com; or Pat Spadafore, EMA for CXtec, +1-315-413-4360, pspadafore@mower.com

Web site: www.cablexpress.com/

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