Fiber Optic Cabling has modular, pre-terminated structure.

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Designed for use in mission-critical data centers and SANs, Momentum 2 accelerates deployment and eliminates possibility of optical performance flaws while promoting network design flexibility. Cabling system combines optical ribbon cabling, MTP® termination, LC polishing, and hardware. Cassettes are available in 12-fiber SC or LC duplex and 24-fiber LC quad connector versions, with single-mode and leading 50/125 laser optimized multimode fiber.



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Ortronics/Legrand Introduces Momentum 2, the Next Generation Modular Pre-Terminated Fiber Optic Cabling System



NEW LONDON, Conn., Sept. 15 -- Ortronics/Legrand, a global leader in high performance fiber, copper and wireless structured cabling solutions, introduces Momentum 2, the next generation of the popular Momentum modular, pre-terminated fiber optic cabling system. Momentum 2 combines state-of-the-art optical ribbon cabling, industry-leading MTP(R) termination, advanced LC polishing and innovative hardware to create a cost-effective solution that provides a simple, quick, and high performing cassette-based fiber optic structured cabling system.

Designed for use in mission critical data centers and storage area networks, the Momentum 2 pre-terminated modular fiber optic system enables quick deployment, eliminates the possibility of optical performance flaws, and provides increased flexibility for network design. Momentum 2 makes moves, adds and changes quick, easy and error-free, and ensures unsurpassed optical performance with superior optical fiber and best-in-class pre-terminated connectors.

This next generation product improves upon the original Momentum offering with enhancements such as increased cable plant loss budget through reductions in DMD and Modal Noise; improved insertion loss cassettes and ribbon backbones; reduced backbone differential mode delay; increased fiber count ribbon backbones; maximized port density; improved ease of use; simplified systems design; and industry leading support for today's most demanding optical applications.

The Momentum 2 system consists of cassettes and MTP to MTP ribbon backbones. The cassettes are available in 12-fiber SC or LC duplex and 24- fiber LC quad connector versions, with single-mode and leading 50/125 laser optimized multimode fiber (LOMF). Ribbon backbones are available in single- mode or 50-micron laser optimized multimode in 12, 24, 48 and 72 fiber counts.

Coupled with Ortronics award winning Mighty Mo 6 racking system and the new FC series rack mount fiber cabinets, Momentum 2 cassette based structured cabling systems provide superior performance, flexibility and time savings.

The new Momentum 2 system will be featured at the BICSI Fall Conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev., September 17-20, 2006, at booth #608-610 and at Interop at the Javits Center in New York, NY, September 19-21, 2006, at booth #366.

Background:

Ortronics/Legrand, headquartered in New London, Connecticut USA, is a global leader in commercial Category 5e, Category 6 and 10 Gig copper, fiber optic, wireless and residential/MDU high performance, high capacity structured cabling systems, including patch panels, patch cords, workstation outlets, physical support solutions, 110 cross-connect systems and more. Ortronics/Legrand also offers engineering and technical support, systems planning, training programs and a 25-year extended products warranty and applications assurance warranty program. For more information, visit http://www.ortronics.com/.

Ortronics/Legrand is a subsidiary of Legrand, the world specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks, offering solutions for use in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Operating in over 60 countries with sales of $3.8 billion, it employs about 31,000 people and its catalogs list more than 130,000 products. At Legrand, innovation drives growth: with nearly 5% of sales invested in R&D every year, the group brings out a steady stream of new, high added-value products.

CONTACT: Ortronics/Legrand, Sales +1-860-445-3900, or 800-934-5432, Fax 888-282-0043, or +1-860-405-2992, connect@ortronics.com

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