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Taming the Rat's Nest

July 2014
Data centers are leading the way in satisfying the need for speed, with many becoming the first adopters of 40G and 100G networks. The deployment of these super-high-speed networks creates fiber-rich environments in the data center, meaning that a lot more fiber cable will be packed into existing footprint, all of which passes through the main distribution frame (or cross-connect).

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The Legacy of Staying Relevant - Two Legacies Leading Verizon's Network Transformation

July 2014
We also worked on our fiber overlay strategy in those types of buildings. There’s a lot of concern about aesthetics when we’re introducing fiber and cabling where it didn’t previously exist. So we worked with 3M to develop products to run down hallways with the 3M One Pass. Then, we could get down the hallway efficiently -- one time -- instead of having to build molding systems.

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Bringing it all together, optically
August, 2014 - Cabling Installation & Maintenance

3M Easy Cleaver Simplifies Fiber Installation at Lower Cost
June 23, 2014 - Broadband Communities

Disposable fiber cleaver uses diamond wire rather than blade
June 25, 2014 - Cabling Installation & Maintenance

Revolutionary 3M Cleaver - It's "Disposable"
June, 2014 - The Fiber Optic Association Newsletter

3M Easy Cleaver speeds fiber connectorization
June 25, 2014 - Lightwave

3M Easy Cleaver Simplifies Fiber Installation at Lower Cost
June 25, 2014 - Ethernut

New Easy Cleaver from 3M Enables Simple Fiber Installation at Lower Cost
June 24, 2014 - TMCnet

New Easy Cleaver from 3M Enables Simple Fiber Installation at Lower Cost
June 23, 2014 - Virtual Strategy Magazine

New Easy Cleaver from 3M Enables Simple Fiber Installation at Lower Cost
June 23, 2014 - Your Fiber Optic News

Making the Right Connections for Fiber-to-the-Home Deployment
June 26, 2014 - CED

Adam Krozel on the MDU Opportunity, One Pass
January 2014 - Telecom Ramblings

Why Your Enterprise Needs Passive Optical LAN
December 2013 - Telecom Ramblings

No Small Task: Small cells offer a viable solution for boosting mobile capacity
December 2013 - AGL DAS and Small Cell Magazine

The Path Less Traveled: Providers are discovering the benefits of fiber pathways with MPO connectors for MDU fiber deployment
October 2013 - Broadband Communities

Cost-Conscious Connectivity: A resurgence in FTTH deployments has providers thinking anew about cost-effective solutions for drop cable installation
September 2013 - Broadband Communities

Fiber gets flexible as crews learn to splice at cell sites
September 2013 - RCR Wireless

3M FTTH Solutions
September 2013 - RCR Wireless

Extending intelligence to the tower: How LTE, remote radio heads and fiber are boosting the capabilities of cell sites
August 2013 - RCR Wireless

3M Leverages Its Materials Science Know-how to Bring New Products to the Telecom Market
July 2013 - TMCnet

Will FTTN Advances Delay FTTH?
July 2013 - Lightwave Online

Can An Old Dog Learn New Tricks?: Training That Old Dog (Copper Network) for VDSL2 Vectoring Is The Key
June 2013 - OSP

3M's tower dome terminals manage fiber, power cables at cell sites
June 2013 - Cabling Installation & Maintenance

Overcoming Fear of Fiber: Prefab Fiber Optic Cabling Systems
June 2013 - Electrical Contractor

3M Displays Products to Enable Sustainable Data Centers
May 2013 - Connector Supplier

'Plug-and-Play' Equipment Cuts Time at the Tower
May 2013 - RCR Wireless

3M's FTTA Tower Dome Terminals Manage Fiber, Power Cables at Wireless Network Cell Sites
May 2013 - Cabling Installation & Maintenance

3M Focuses on Sustainable Data Centers
April 2013 - Cabling Installation & Maintenance

How Fiber Can Help Make Your Network "Greener"
April 2013 - Cabling Installation & Maintenance

2013 NATE: 3M's Steve King on IWPC and NATE show
March 2013 - RCR Wireless

3M Paper Breaks Down Passive Optical LANs
March 2013 - Cabling Installation & Maintenance

3M, BICSI 2013
March 2013 - Cabling Installation & Maintenance

MWC 2013: Conference insights from 3M's Steve King
March 2013 - RCR Wireless

New Field-Terminated Fiber Connectors from 3M for the Enterprise
February 2013 - Connector Supplier

Predictions for 2013
January 2013 - OSP

3M expands fiber connector product line for enterprises
January 2013 - Telecom Lead

3M shows passive optical LAN portfolio at BICSI Winter Conference
January 2013 - Lightwave Online

Passive Optical LAN offerings from 3M launched at BICSI Conference
January 2013 - CNS Magazine

Networking Q&A: Jim McManus of 3M Communication Markets Division
January/February 2013 - Cabling Networking Systems (Page 26)

Four Cabling Reality Checks for the 40G Data Center
January 2013 - Cabling Installation & Maintenance

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