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Fluke Networks Microscanner PoE
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 ...
Easter Bank Holiday 2019
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Easter Bank Holiday 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 ...
Relocation: Full Timelapse
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Relocation: Full Timelapse
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 ...
An Acronym Guide for Cable Shielding
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An Acronym Guide for Cable Shielding
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 ...
Fluke Networks FI-3000 Fiber Inspector Pro Launch
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Fluke Networks FI-3000 Fiber Inspector Pro Launch
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 ...
The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations
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The 18th Edition Wiring Regulations
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 ...
Choosing Your Fibre Cable
Fibre Optic
Choosing Your Fibre Cable
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 ...
Our Purchasing Tips For Buying Testing Equipment
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Our Purchasing Tips For Buying Testing Equipment
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 ...
Networks Centre & Harrison's Fund
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Networks Centre & Harrison's Fund
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 ...
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Good cable management makes common sense from every angle but unless you plan your network, allowing for future growth it can be difficult to maintain long term. Here are some reminders why cable management should be embraced as an integral part of IT Networks planning ...
Relocation: Final Reveal
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Relocation: Final Reveal
A lot has happened in the 6 months since we announced our move. in fact, in that time we've managed to move over 1 million meters of cable in just three days, completed a £1 million refit of our new facility, acquired another company, migrated ...
New Loaded Fibre Patch Panels
Fibre Optic
New Loaded Fibre Patch Panels
We've just launched our new, 1U 19" loaded fibre optic patch panels, designed to help save you time on site.                                  Features and Benefits:  Delivered fully loaded Colour coded pigtails Dressed and supplied with 2m of ...
Fiberwash AQ Precision Fiber Optic Cleaner
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Fiberwash AQ Precision Fiber Optic Cleaner
Some old habits die hard, even when there is clear evidence of a better method. The use of IPA, (Isopropyl Alcohol) has been the go-to cleaning fluid to remove oil-based residues from fibres, during preparation for a very long time. Typically dispensed from a small pump ...
6 Common Misconceptions About Fibre Cable
Fibre Optic
6 Common Misconceptions About Fibre Cable
These days, installers everywhere are upgrading from copper cable to fibre optics to meet bandwidth demands. Whether it is super-fast streaming video content to the business and home or simply to free up over-crowded cable routes, fibre can make sense on many levels. While these ...
Relocation: Grand Opening of Networks Centre
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Relocation: Grand Opening of Networks Centre
Many people can relate to moving home after living in the same house for over a decade. You accumulate a lot of stuff; Its nerve racking exchanging contracts; Getting the existing home spruced up and having to sort out what must be thrown away. Moving ...
Eight Reasons Why Versiv Cuts Certification Costs by 65%
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Eight Reasons Why Versiv Cuts Certification Costs by 65%
Until a few years ago the Fluke Networks DTX CableAnalyzer™ was the world’s most popular tool for certifying premises copper and fiber cabling, with billions of links certified. While the DTX has served owners well for many years, there is something better available now. Actually ...
Relocation: Highlights
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Relocation: Highlights
If you've been following our move, you'll know that we're very near the end of our relocation story! Today is moving day for Networks Centre Headquarters and we're packing up 13 years of business ready to start our new chapter in our new facility in ...
Acquisition of Comms Centre International
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Acquisition of Comms Centre International
Networks Centre Acquisition of Comms Centre International Networks Centre today announced the acquisition of Comms Centre International, a privately owned company who started trading in 1989.  The acquisition firmly places Networks Centre as one of the largest, independently owned IT physical layer distributors in the UK. The ...
Relocation: Update
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Relocation: Update
Back at the beginning of July, we announced our move to a much bigger and better facility. Since then, a lot has happened and we wanted to give you a brief update on our exciting journey so far. Our movers moved nearly 1 million meters of ...
Training for Success
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Training for Success
Training is too often viewed by company Senior Managers and owners with trepidation and tends to come well down the list in competing voices for scarce capital investment.  It’s completely understandable – Engineers are in hot demand and training is seen as non-productive time spent ...
It's official, we're moving!
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It's official, we're moving!
Onwards and upwards. Bigger and better. After 13 years, Networks Centre is relocating!  When we moved into the first of our seven warehouses in Horsham, West Sussex in 2005 we very quickly filled it to the brim! We went from an energetic, young start-up to one ...
CPR Regulations: What you need to be aware of
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CPR Regulations: What you need to be aware of
We're regularly asked about the CPR Regulations, what is mans and what our customers should be aware of. We've put together this informational PDF to help break down the new rules which are in place and what measures we've put in place to ensure compliance.  Download ...
Fluke Networks Tester Cheat Sheets
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Fluke Networks Tester Cheat Sheets
With so many Fluke Networks Testers on the market, it's hard to know which one is the right one, for your job. To make things simple, we've put together these cheat sheets to show what functions each tester can or cannot do! The aim of the ...
Fibre Optic Cleaning
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Fibre Optic Cleaning
A high-quality fibre optic installation starts with clean fibres and connectors. Clean mating surfaces give you faster transmission rates, higher bandwidth and maintenance-free operation. FOCCUS™ brand products from Chemtronics provide all the tools needed to quickly clean connectors and ports. The point cannot be driven home ...
Stand Out From The Crowd
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Stand Out From The Crowd
As BICSI's only Approved Design Training Provider in Europe, we're keen to stress the importance of BICSI and the RCDD and DCDC qualifications. Not only do they help you to stand out from the crowd when engaging with new customers and projects, they also make you ...
CPR Regulations
Siemon
CPR Regulations
Siemon has created this great infographic and downloadable fact document to provide you, their customers and clients, with the information you need to comply and some of the facts behind the new legislation. These documents explain the requirements of the new CPR Requirements for both Copper ...
Fluke Networks Versiv System Case Study & Review
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Fluke Networks Versiv System Case Study & Review
Networks Centre are one of Europe’s premier distributors for Fluke Networks, the leading provider of certification, test & inspection solutions for Copper & Fibre LAN Networks.  When ITM, one of our most prestigious customers, were looking at the benefits of upgrading their tester fleet to ...
Building a Big Data Backbone: Part 2
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Building a Big Data Backbone: Part 2
Over this two-part blog, we reflect on some of the design decisions faced by data centre designers as fibre optic technology evolves to meet the challenges of a Big Data World. In part one we looked at how demand is driving a shift in Data Centre ...
Building a Big Data Backbone: Part 1
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Building a Big Data Backbone: Part 1
Over this two-part blog, we reflect on some of the design decisions faced by data centre designers as fibre optic technology evolves to meet the challenges of a Big Data world. In part one we look at how demand is driving a shift in data centre ...
New BICSI Courses
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New BICSI Courses
Our Technical Services Director, Keith Sawyer, has spent the past 2 weeks over in America working hard to earn a plethora of new BICSI qualifications and the ability to teach some new and exciting classes at the Academy. Here’s a breakdown of what these courses ...