ST. LOUIS--Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, is pleased to announce that its newly launched REVConnect system was recognized at the Platinum level, the highest award, by the judges of the annual Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of cabling and communications system specifiers, designers, integrators and managers with vast professional experience.
This award recognizes superb innovation, characterized by a groundbreaking approach to meeting a need, and/or a new level of performance, efficiency, ease of use or other beneficial quality.
The mandate that was given to our Engineering teams in Montreal, Canada and Gjern, Denmark was to design a new Category 6A termination process that would improve deployment productivity while maintaining the excellent performance we designed in our 10GXS cables. The development team started with a clean slate, incorporated a lot of customer feedback and came up with a complete new connectivity system that addresses current and future networking applications.
The “R-E-V” in REVConnect stands for a connector that is Reliable, Easy to Use and Versatile. Featuring unique core technology, an installer only needs to learn one process, have one tool and use one set of core components to perform any connectorization from Category 5e to Category 6A jacks, shielded or unshielded and even Category 6A field-mountable plugs. One core termination is compatible with eight different connectors. Its performance meets and exceeds all industry standards, including ANSI/TIA-568-C.2, ISO/IEC 11801 (Classes D through EA) and IEEE 802.3 2012.
“With the introduction of the new REVConnect system, Belden is leading the industry in the last stage of Category 6A connector development,” says Benoit Chevarie, Product Line Manager for Belden Copper Systems. “This time, not only did we address ease installation and the reliability of the termination but we did it for all jacks and plugs which will greatly contribute to an increase in productivity.”
Visit www.belden.com/REVConnect to get a free product sample, learn more and access related resources.
Alan Bergstein, publisher of Cabling Installation & Maintenance, said, “This prestigious program allows Cabling Installation & Maintenance to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products and services in the structured cabling industry. Our 2016 honorees are an outstanding example of companies that are making an impact in the industry.”
The Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2016 Innovators Awards honorees are featured in the October issue of Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine, as well as online at www.cablinginstall.com.
About Cabling Installation & Maintenance
Published since 1993, Cabling Installation & Maintenance has provided practical information to professionals responsible for the specification, design, installation and management of structured cabling systems in enterprises, data centers and campuses. Cabling Installation & Maintenance’s magazine, website (www.cablinginstall.com), email newsletters and webcasts help cabling professionals improve day-to-day operations and enable strategic planning for their networks’ optimum long-term performance.
About the Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2016 Innovators Awards Program
The Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2016 Innovators Awards program reviews and recognizes the most innovative applications of cabling and communications technology products and systems within the structured cabling industry. Platinum, Gold and Silver honorees were announced at BICSI’s Fall Conference in San Antonio, TX, on Sept. 12, 2016. Criteria used in the Innovators Awards ranking included innovation, value, sustainability, collaboration and impact.
Only Belden’s innovative enterprise connectivity solutions take a universal approach to customers’ enterprises, resolving signal transmission needs with IP- and legacy-based solutions that enable a smooth migration to convergence. Belden’s extensive portfolio spans LAN, data centers, building automation and security and access control to keep information running smoothly. Outstanding global service and support capabilities and application-specific warranty programs complete Belden’s unique offering.
Belden Inc., a global leader in high-quality, end-to-end signal transmission solutions, delivers a comprehensive product portfolio designed to meet the mission-critical network infrastructure needs of industrial, enterprise and broadcast markets. With innovative solutions targeted at reliable and secure transmission of rapidly growing amounts of data, audio and video needed for today’s applications, Belden is at the center of the global transformation to a connected world. Founded in 1902, the company is headquartered in St. Louis and has manufacturing capabilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit us at www.belden.com; follow us on Twitter @BeldenInc.
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