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  • Christmas Dates and Information

    Christmas Dates and Information

    15 November 2019

    Make sure you're aware of when we're open, our delivery dates and last order dates over the holiday period by reading our detailed information below. Opening Hours Monday 23rd December: Open as usual Tuesday 24th December 2019 - 1st January 2020: Closed Thursday 2nd January 2020: Open as usual Delivery ......Read More

  • Are you aware of the advantages of the MicroScanner POE?

    Are you aware of the advantages of the MicroScanner POE?

    13 November 2019

    Earlier this year Fluke Networks introduced the MicroScanner POE, capable of doing everything the original MicroScanner does but also adds POE testing up to the new 802.3bt 90W standard. Do you know why the new MicroScanner POE will serve you better than the old MicroScanner? Years ago, ......Read More

  • Plastic Waste Reduction

    Plastic Waste Reduction

    4 November 2019

    Originally written for Inside Networks: November 2019 Issue Are network infrastructure manufacturers and distributors doing enough to reduce the amount of plastic used in the packaging of their products? Can working with companies that operate sustainably help installers and integrators win business, and are end users ......Read More

  • Our Siemon RI course is now BICSI Approved

    Our Siemon RI course is now BICSI Approved

    30 October 2019

    Our Siemon RI Course equips delegates with the knowledge of design and deploying telecommunication systems in commercial buildings. The course not only enables delegates to gain an advanced understanding of the Siemon RI family of products but it also contains essential information and guidelines that must ......Read More

  • Sumitomo Service Contracts

    Sumitomo Service Contracts

    29 October 2019

    Our new Sumitomo service contracts have been designed to enhance your manufacturer’s warranty and to make sure your fusion splicer is always functioning correctly. These 3-year service contracts are the ideal expansion to your standard warranty and are available for the  Sumitomo T71 and T72 fusion splicers along with ......Read More

  • How to Terminate Panduit NetKey Jacks with the JackRapid Tool

    How to Terminate Panduit NetKey Jacks with the JackRapid Tool

    24 October 2019

    The Fluke Networks JackRapid helps save time and increases accuracy by seating and terminating all wires at once with a simple squeeze of the handle. JackRapid allows you to terminate jacks eight times faster than traditional impact tools - with accuracy that's unmatched.  The  Fluke Networks JackRapid ......Read More

  • Panduit NetKey Termination Trailer

    Panduit NetKey Termination Trailer

    16 October 2019

    Ladies and gentlemen, Agent Scutt... our terminator. Full Panduit NetKey JackRapid Termination video and exclusive promotion coming soon.  ......Read More

  • NetAlly: 25 Years of Portable Network Test Solutions

    NetAlly: 25 Years of Portable Network Test Solutions

    9 October 2019

    They may have only launched in August 2019, but neAlly have been providing portable network test solutions for over 25 years during which time they've helped network engineers and technicians better deploy, manage, and maintain today’s complex wired and wireless networks. Previously a business unit of ......Read More

  • netAlly Bundle Offers

    netAlly Bundle Offers

    6 September 2019

    As a trusted partner your customer relies on you to keep their network infrastructure current and aligned with the needs of their business. This often means carrying out moves and changes to accommodate growth and flexing the workspace but are you missing a trick to ......Read More

  • Your Daily Dose of Fibre

    Your Daily Dose of Fibre

    5 September 2019

    Fibre internet is powered by extensive infrastructure that could exist under your feet right this moment. What’s so great about this continually evolving technology? ......Read More

  • BICSI Lapsed Credential Amnesty

    BICSI Lapsed Credential Amnesty

    28 August 2019

    Originally written for Inside Networks: September 2019 Issue BICSI views learning as a life-long endeavour and places much emphasis upon continuing education as part of maintaining credentials and certifications. This accords with most professional bodies in other industries. Typically, ICT professionals who study and sit their BICSI ......Read More

  • Is IEEE 802.3bt a game changer for PoE?

    Is IEEE 802.3bt a game changer for PoE?

    27 August 2019

    Originally written for Inside Networks: December 2018 Issue Given the importance of power over Ethernet in the development of intelligent buildings, how much of a ‘game changer’ is IEEE 802.3bt in terms of creating a single network infrastructure for building services technologies? How will this standard affect ......Read More

  • Push-Pull LC Fibre Optic Patch Leads

    Push-Pull LC Fibre Optic Patch Leads

    27 August 2019

    The LC Push-Pull Uniboot connector combines several important functions making patching operations much easier, especially in high-density environments. It has three main advantages over standard LC patch leads. The latching mechanism is a Push-Pull design. This allows for the connector to be easily disconnected without having to ......Read More

  • Premium copper solutions or low cost alternatives?

    Premium copper solutions or low cost alternatives?

    9 August 2019

    Originally written for Inside Networks: August 2019 Issue When it comes to specifying copper cabling for use in an intelligent building, are there any genuine advantages in using a premium solution over a low cost or budget alternative? If so, what are they and how can ......Read More

  • 5 Reasons To Own a Fluke Networks DSX

    5 Reasons To Own a Fluke Networks DSX

    1 August 2019

    As part of the Versiv cabling certification product family, the DSX CableAnalyzer Series copper cable certifiers provide accurate, error-free certification. In the installation business there are multiple teams, varying media types and multiple testing requirements. The DSX certifies copper cabling, complies with all standards, making ......Read More

  • BICSI Recertification For Lapsed Credentials

    BICSI Recertification For Lapsed Credentials

    11 July 2019

    BICSI views learning as a life-long endeavour and places an emphasis upon continuing education as part of maintaining credentials and certifications. That's why, they're now offering students with lapsed certificates the opportunity to recertify, without having to resit the exam.Why Recertify? Boost your competencies and stay on ......Read More

  • 5G and Edge Networks: Fibre Outside Plant

    5G and Edge Networks: Fibre Outside Plant

    18 June 2019

    Unless you have been on Mars for the past year or more, if you work in the network cabling industry you will be well aware of the impending boom in outside communications infrastructure. This, of course, relates to 5G rollout and the associated wireless applications ......Read More

  • Networks Centre and Gromtec

    Networks Centre and Gromtec

    22 May 2019

    Networks Centre has been supplying the Data Centre market with physical layer infrastructure since our inception in 2005.  The Gromtec range of thermal management solutions, including the well-known “Air-Guard” brand, represents a logical extension to our extensive portfolio of high-quality Data Centre products.   Founded in 1992 ......Read More

  • UPS Jargon Buster

    UPS Jargon Buster

    22 May 2019

    If you’re trying to specify a UPS system, you’ll find yourself confronted, as with any technology, by a fair amount of jargon – which could be confusing if you’re not familiar with it. Our Jargon Buster below is intended to clear away any such confusion ......Read More

  • BICSI RCDD Credential Process

    BICSI RCDD Credential Process

    10 May 2019

    BICSI is a global professional association supporting the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) community. That's why they take their credentials seriously. Keep on reading to see the 5-step credential process BICSI RCDD's need to go through to be the top of their ......Read More

  • Why choose Fluke Networks Gold Support?

    Why choose Fluke Networks Gold Support?

    10 May 2019

    Gold Support is the comprehensive support and maintenance program for Fluke Networks' products and accessories. It's a premium level of support to minimise business downtime and ensure a high return on your investment.As a Gold Support member you'll receive:  Free Annual Calibration and Factory Refresh FREE Repairs ......Read More

  • Fluke Networks Microscanner PoE

    Fluke Networks Microscanner PoE

    1 April 2019

    The new Fluke Networks Microscanner PoE cuts through the confusion of your PoE installation by providing swift and simple PoE verification. The tester detects the available PoE class (0-8) in accordance to the latest PoE standards and displays the voltage from passive PoE sources. Everything cable ......Read More

  • Easter Bank Holiday 2019

    Easter Bank Holiday 2019

    1 April 2019

    Don’t be left without your orders this Easter! Make sure you know when we're open and how the bank holidays affect our deliveries.Deliveries collected on Thursday 18th April on a standard service will be delivered on Tuesday 23rd April. All services will return to normal ......Read More

  • Relocation: Full Timelapse

    Relocation: Full Timelapse

    14 March 2019

    We had cameras following every step of our relocation story - from building mezzanine floors to unpacking our office space but there was only so much we could fit into our final reveal. That's why, all of the time lapse footage we caught, has now ......Read More

  • An Acronym Guide for Cable Shielding

    An Acronym Guide for Cable Shielding

    12 March 2019

    What is cable shielding? Cable shielding is a layer enclosing one or more insulated conductors inside of a cable. Shielding can be made of a braid or foil or combination of both and can be either wrapped around all 4 pairs of twisted pair cable, just ......Read More

  • Fluke Networks FI-3000 Fiber Inspector Pro Launch

    Fluke Networks FI-3000 Fiber Inspector Pro Launch

    7 March 2019

    The FI-3000 FiberInspector Pro offers an extensive feature set that makes testing MPO fiber trunks easy and efficient. The multiple camera design provides an instant Live View with simple touchscreen gestures to move from full trunk to individual endfaces in real time. Automated pass/fail results ......Read More

  • The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations: Supporting Cables and Cable Management

    The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations: Supporting Cables and Cable Management

    5 March 2019

    The Data Cabling Industry has always been closely coupled to the Electrical Industry and practicing professional installers will be familiar with BS7671: Requirements for Electrical Installations aka the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations. From January 1st this year the 18th Edition came into force following publication ......Read More

  • Choosing Your Fibre Cable

    Choosing Your Fibre Cable

    4 March 2019

    When you purchase a cut length of fibre cable from your distributor you will likely to be thinking about the basic features you require. Top of the list will be the fundamentals such as transmission performance and compatibility with your optics. This usually comes down ......Read More

  • Our Purchasing Tips For Buying Testing Equipment

    Our Purchasing Tips For Buying Testing Equipment

    4 March 2019

    If your company is considering upgrading or updating your network cable tester, then take into account these important points before you invest. 1)  Choose the right equipment for your needs: Each network tester is not created equally. Even if they appear similar, many networking tools have different ......Read More

  • Networks Centre & Harrison's Fund

    Networks Centre & Harrison's Fund

    20 February 2019

    For the third year running, we’re proud to be supporting Harrison’s Fund. Harrison’s Fund works tirelessly to get as much money as possible into the hands of the world’s best researchers, who are working to find a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – the most common ......Read More