Leviton Network Solutions and eBay honored with 2015 Innovators Awards Program for Cable Installation and Maintenance

BOTHELL, Wash., September 23, 2015 / PRNewswire / – Leviton Network Solutions today announced that its OM4 + purple fiber cabling system, installed in eBay data centers, has been recognized as one of the best in the industry by the judges of the Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2015 Innovators program Awards. The jury consisted of designers, designers, integrators and managers of cabling and communication systems with extensive professional experience.

Leviton Network Solutions and eBay were recognized as Gold recipients.

“On behalf of the Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovator Awards, I would like to congratulate Leviton Network Solutions and eBay on their Gold level award status,” said the editor of the Cabling Installation & Maintenance Group. Alain bergstein. “This competitive and impartial program celebrates the most innovative projects in the structured cabling industry. We are thrilled to celebrate Leviton Network Solutions and eBay Gold status and recognize their contribution to the structured cabling industry.

As part of its technology roadmap for data centers, eBay was planning to move to 40 GbE on its servers. In order to meet the demands of the new design, it needed a cabling solution capable of supporting extremely long multimode fiber paths (up to 500 meters long) and enabling migration to future speeds of 100 GbE and 400 GbE bandwidth.

The company tested the Leviton OM4 + Premium Violet Data Center fiber optic system with 40GBASE-XSR4 extended range transceivers. Although these transceivers have a maximum distance stated by the manufacturer of 400 meters, the channel has been successfully tested beyond this length without error or loss of packets when transmitting over 500 meters. Testing then led eBay to install the OM4 + system in four of its data centers. The system uses all OM4 + cabling and connectivity, including Leviton Opt-X Unity trunks, harnesses, network cords, and cassettes.

To learn more about Leviton OM4 + purple fiber cabling, visit leviton.com/om4plus.

About wiring installation and maintenance
Published since 1993, Cabling Installation & Maintenance provides 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 optimal long-term performance. term of their networks

About the 2015 Innovators Awards Wiring Installation & Maintenance program
The 2015 Innovators Awards for Cabling Installation and Maintenance program examines and recognizes the most innovative applications of cabling and communication technology products and systems within the structured cabling industry. The Platinum, Gold and Silver winners were announced at BICSI’s Fall 2015 conference in Las Vegas on Monday September 21, 2015. The criteria used in the ranking of the Innovators Awards included: innovation, value, sustainability, collaboration and impact.

About Leviton Network Solutions
Leviton Network Solutions provides complete network infrastructure systems for the enterprise, data center, government, education, healthcare and residential markets around the world. Solutions include copper and fiber optic connectivity, power distribution units and more. All Leviton products are designed to exacting standards, deliver industry-leading performance, and are backed by the best service and support in the industry. Builders, contractors and other industry professionals consistently rank Leviton products as the most preferred brand in the industry. Make the smart choice for a better network. Learn more about leviton.com/ns or twitter.com/LevitonNS.

About Leviton
Leviton is the smart choice, offering the most comprehensive suite of solutions to meet the needs of today’s residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Drawing on more than a century of experience, Leviton helps customers create sustainable and intelligent environments through its electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, and building management systems. lighting energy. From switches and outlets, daylight harvesting controls, networking systems and electric vehicle charging equipment, Leviton solutions help customers save money. energy, time and money, while improving safety. For more information, visit www.leviton.com, http://www.facebook.com/leviton, http://twitter.com/leviton or http://www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg.

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