Technical Articles

Belden Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Networking Equipment)
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It’s no secret that these OT systems have traditionally trailed behind IT when it comes to innovation. Because the implications of downtime are so detrimental, there tends to be a...
(Wire and Cable)
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Fiber cables have long been known for their ability to carry data reliably over long distances. While copper category cable transmission distances are limited to 100 m, fiber cable can literally go...
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Power keeps your data center infrastructure functioning—but power also impacts how much it costs to do so. The more efficiently you can use power, the lower you can expect your data...
(Networking Equipment)
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What does “sustainability” mean when you’re talking about a data center? Everyone you speak with in the industry has a different definition—and every organization’s own...
(Wire and Cable)
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To help project managers effectively oversee cabling projects, Belden is in the process of creating virtual training and education for this group of professionals. As we pull the content together,...
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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Think about the amount of sensor data gathered in a single hour inside a manufacturing plant: Data like size, color, temperature, failure, location and on/off status are captured 24/7 from equipment...
(Networking Equipment)
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After months of empty stadiums and ballparks, fans were more than ready to return to the teams they love. Since March 2020, sporting events have progressed in stages: from cancelled games and playing...
(Networking Equipment)
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So much is going on in the world of wireless as more people and devices connect through the air instead of through wires. Wireless is changing rapidly, with 5G, CBRS, Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E initiatives...
(Wire and Cable)
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When it comes to the world of enterprise networks, Bob Dylan may have said it best: The times, they are a-changin'. And they're changing fast. Every day, data rates continue to climb. Every day, more...
(Fiber Optics)
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We've been taking a close look recently at specific environments and applications that are now calling for fiber - and why. Last month, we unveiled three factors propelling stadium technology. This...
(Wire and Cable)
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There are many other factors to consider when thinking about what makes a data center truly sustainable, regardless of when it was designed or built. Some of the decisions you make about cabling and...
(Engineering Services)
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We’ve asked this question before: What does “sustainability” mean when it comes to data centers? The industry has different definitions—and every organization has its own...
(Specialized Industrial Products)
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Ever since its adoption in 1998, LEED-the U.S. Green Building Council's green building project and performance management system-has morphed over the years to continue to encourage environmental...
(Networking Equipment)
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In a previous blog, Changing the Face of Automation Networks with TSN, we talked about the what and why of Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN). Now that we have a good understanding of what it is and why...
(Data Acquisition Products)
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Lights-out data centers may not be mainstream yet (although many IT departments already work with technology like software-defined networking [SDN] and virtualization), but COVID-19 showed many...
(Access Control, Communication and Security)
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To create the best wireless experience of any North American venue, the Atlanta Braves franchise used end-to-end cabling and connectivity from Belden to support a 5G network, 200GB of bandwidth, and...
(Wire and Cable)
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One of the most exciting things about the ICT industry is its pace of change and growth. One of the most challenging things about the ICT industry is its pace of change and growth. (Do you notice a...
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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This article explains your powering options for DAS connectivity: Power over Ethernet, DC power and Digital Electricity....
(Networking Equipment)
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When Ethernet was first developed, it was under a plug-and-play model where all devices that needed to be on the local area network (LAN) had to be connected to a central router using Ethernet cable....
(Wire and Cable)
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If you ask the technology professionals who are focused solely on Industry 4.0 and digital transformation, they may tell you that the data bus is dead. Why would they say this? They’re likely...
(Networking Equipment)
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Whether we're at work, on business travel or even in the hospital, we're all using our mobile devices to consume data at an explosive rate of growth....
(Wire and Cable)
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When you've got a challenge on your hands-compatibility issues, unexpected downtime, cable congestion or difficult moves, adds and changes-what do you do? Where do you start?...
(Wire and Cable)
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Pulling category cable for AV projects is easy ... right? The answer is "yes" - as long as you follow some simple guidelines! Like many low-voltage cables, the electrical performance of a category...
(Access Control, Communication and Security)
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Over the past year, the pandemic helped shine an even bigger spotlight on the importance of Wi-Fi across college campuses. As higher-education institutions shifted to online learning-even if the...
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Most of today's cellular and network traffic is generated indoors, whether in an office building, airport or entertainment venue-and the volume of this traffic is on the rise....
(Wire and Cable)
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A big factor impacting fiber cable selection is the installation space: Different environments call for different types of cables in order to ensure performance, installation ease and safety....
(Networking Equipment)
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This guide includes a product selector to help you get started with selecting the right system-from the media type to the system type. It also includes local area network (LAN) and data center (DC)...
(Calibration Instruments, Standards and Reference Sources)
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Wireless is seeing remarkable annual increases in usage. While this happens, more and more wireless terminology is being used to describe the standards, technology, providers and products that support...
(Fiber Optics)
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Within any data center are two distinct and separate spaces known as "white space" and "gray space." Although these two areas function differently, are managed differently and serve unique purposes,...
(Access Control, Communication and Security)
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As digital technologies, Industry 4.0 and IIoT burst onto the scene, they bring something else with them besides improved productivity, data-driven decision-making and time savings: They bring new...
(Fiber Optics)
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In the late '80s, the Society of Motion Picture Television Engineers (SMPTE) developed a standard for transmitting serial digital interface (SDI) video signals. These uncompressed, unencrypted digital...
(Networking Equipment)
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The City of North Las Vegas Water Reclamation Facility is a state-of-the-art facility that uses submerged membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology to produce clear, reclaimable water for its +250,000...
(Connectors)
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Many people consider four-connector topology a rule that mustn’t be broken … or a limit that can’t be surpassed: “We can only have four connectors in a channel.” What it...
(Wire and Cable)
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On college campuses across the country, sports venues—such as football stadiums and basketball arenas—are becoming more than just a place where fans can gather a few times a year to cheer...
(Specialized Industrial Products)
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When the pandemic arrived last year, its impact was felt right away in terms of supply and demand. Most of us knew that things like healthcare, education and office work were going to change-at least...
(Wire and Cable)
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If you've ever been involved with a mid- to large-scale fiber optic video distribution or KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) extension application, you know that managing fiber cable in the back of matrix...
(Wire and Cable)
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Working with a partner that owns its research, development and manufacturing processes has many advantages: better communication, the ability to react to the market quickly, rapid testing and lower...
(Networking Equipment)
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Forrester Research says that maintaining outdated applications and technology now consumes 70% or more of an organization's technology budget. That's a large chunk of money! The time, money and effort...
(Wire and Cable)
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As we face a future where technology like IoT, 5G and virtual reality are taking data volumes and data rates to new levels, data centers and enterprise networks are facing challenges unlike ever...
(Specialized Industrial Products)
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There's never been a better time to openly discuss this topic. Internet of Things (IoT) is the fastest-growing technology trend in our industry right now. It's bringing smart buildings to life,...
(Networking Equipment)
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You’ve no doubt heard lots about IT/OT convergence, but did you know this? IT/OT convergence will not only bring IT and OT networks together, but also serve as the backbone of everything set to...
(Technical Publications and Standards)
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So many cabling and connectivity options, so many decisions and so little time to make them: How do you know where to begin when selecting a solution that will thrive in your unique environment?...
(Connectors)
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With so much changing very quickly in manufacturing, sometimes it's easy to overlook just how far technology has come. Five or six decades ago, for example, most component cables and wires were...
(Industrial Controls Software)
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In our previous blog Navigating ICS Basics: Part 1, we talked about industrial control systems (ICS) and their cyber threats. In part two of this series, we will talk about how to protect these...
(Data Acquisition Products)
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As manufacturing applications become more automated, demands are changing for the IO-Link masters that collect digital inputs and outputs or IO-Link signals and convert the data into a fieldbus or...
(Circuit Protection)
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Just a few months ago, we talked about the intense and growing demands placed on DIN valve connectors in industrial environments. While DIN valve connectors may seem rather insignificant when compared...
(Wire and Cable)
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We rounded up a short list of four technology disruptions that Belden is monitoring closely and think you should be, too....
(Wire and Cable)
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Using Ethernet to distribute audio and video is moving into the mainstream to support digital communications and content. Today, Ethernet has become the global standard for transmitting digital...
(Networking Equipment)
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Just like most other industries operating in today’s digital-first world, industrial sites now need to support remote connected workers. Remote access brings many benefits to the plant floor:...
(Data Storage and Management Software)
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Today's data centers need to be fast, dense, scalable, cost effective and energy efficient. The push to handle high data volume and data rates is skyrocketing as Internet traffic inside data centers...
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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According to Statista, by 2022, there are expected to be almost 300 million frequent viewers of Esports globally. It's the fastest-growing competitive sport in the world. Colleges like University of...
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Earlier this year, 1,200 MHz of additional spectrum - the 6 GHz band - was made available to the public for Wi-Fi devices....
(Connectors)
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What do you do when you hear directly from installers that they're frustrated with Ethernet cable connectors available in the marketplace? You get to the bottom of their concerns and see if there's...
(Wire and Cable)
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What Is This White Paper About? As the focus on digital buildings continues to increase, Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology is in the spotlight. PoE is gaining momentum because it allows a single...
(Access Control, Communication and Security)
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The future is automation. With a clear trend of digitization that is particularly evident during the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic, automation is more valuable than ever. Because of this, ensuring the...
(Wire and Cable)
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IIoT is set to shape smarter, more responsible operations in the world of consumer packaged goods (CPG). But, as new IIoT and automation strategies are established, it’s easy to underestimate...
(Access Control, Communication and Security)
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The rise of IoT and convergence can give you a competitive advantage, help you cut costs and save time, and provide data for better decision-making. In simple terms, IoT has created the opportunity...
(Wire and Cable)
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Some AV installations - whether portable stage applications or temporary installations like music festivals and outdoor concerts - require flexible cables. This built-in flexibility makes the cables...
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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As more organizations install IoT devices - wireless access points (WAPs), IP cameras, displays, etc. - more customers are asking for angled plugs to make device connections to the network easier....
(Wire and Cable)
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As technology advances, more data center traffic is moving from server to server instead of moving in and out of the data center....
(Wire and Cable)
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Category 5e, 6 and 6A are Ethernet cable types that the industry knows a lot about; they’re used frequently. But what about Category 7 and 7A—or Category 8? We don’t hear nearly as...
(Fiber Optics)
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It’s no secret that fiber optic solutions are becoming increasingly popular to support a wide variety of technology applications: raised floors in data centers, FTTx and POL/PON networks using...
(Access Control, Communication and Security)
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Industrial edge compute devices make edge computing possible. They offer a way to use and gain value from your data, supporting real-time decision making, enhanced security and faster analytical...
(Wire and Cable)
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Thorough cleaning and proper pulling: These two factors are key to achieving a high-quality fiber cable installation. Get best practices here....
(Electrical and Electronic Test Equipment)
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Behind the scenes of the National Electrical Code® (NEC) are 18 code-making panels (CMPs) that work together to review and update this important electrical safety code. The panels are made up of...
(Audio and Video IC)
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You can be an innovator instead of trying to play catch-up when you know what AV technology is coming—and where it may show up. Here’s a short list of what we’re hearing about when...
(Networking Equipment)
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Every second of network downtime makes a big impact such as lost revenue, late deliveries and unhappy customers. Let's discuss how we can help you avoid. Before systems can get up and running again,...
(Electronics and Microelectronics Manufacturing)
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Today, consumers want products quickly, they expect high levels of quality and they demand customized experiences. Find out how most CPG companies are relying on digitization and automation to respond...
(Networking Equipment)
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Industrial automation will benefit from 5G-TSN integration-once 5G can support time-sensitive networking. Learn about obstacles the industry must overcome before 5G-TSN integration becomes reality....
(Networking Equipment)
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It's time to move from big data to smart data in manufacturing. How can your plant prepare? By following these three steps for digital transformation....
(Wire and Cable)
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The last 20+ months have taken the world on quite a ride: twists and turns through a pandemic, climate disruptions like fires and tropical storms, economic tailspins and changes in leadership. These...
(Networking Equipment)
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Read about four important considerations when designing your modern data center, and how it can become a strategic asset that gives you a strong competitive advantage....
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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The 2023 version of the National Electrical Code (NEC) introduced the country to a new class of power circuit. It's one that could change the way buildings and technology are powered in the future....
(Fiber Optics)
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As you look to the future of business, there’s lots to take in: advanced robotics, machine learning, gesture recognition, autonomous vehicles, virtual reality, etc. These applications will call...
(Data Storage and Management Software)
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There are many types of data centers, and no two are alike when it comes to how they’re designed—or the applications and data they support with their networking, compute and storage...
(Power Supplies)
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An unexpected power failure can bring a data center to a halt, resulting in lost revenue and information, corrupt files, revenue disruption and equipment damage—not to mention lots of stress as...
(Networking Equipment)
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New stadium technology is redefining how sports are experienced and enjoyed. But fully unlocking the benefits of this technology starts with the right foundation, including your network...
(Specialized Industrial Products)
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Integrating 5G and TSN could be a critical step toward establishing more fully connected and productive industrial environments....
(Access Control, Communication and Security)
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IT-OT convergence brings numerous benefits to industrial environments, but also exposes OT systems to security risks. Read this blog to learn how to protect your infrastructure....
(Networking Equipment)
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We can’t talk about business today without discussing smart buildings. The possibilities they offer in terms of productivity, comfort, savings, health and employee attraction and retention...
(Engineering Services)
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In the world of manufacturing, consumer packaged goods (CPG) is an extremely competitive sector. Customers can easily switch from one brand to another as options grow wider every day. Prices are...
(Networking Equipment)
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More devices are connecting to networks—many with speed and power requirements beyond what Category cabling supports. Find out why fault-managed power is a new option to consider....
(Networking Equipment)
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Just like there are many kinds of data centers and networks, there are many kinds of cross-connects to support a variety of applications....
(Networking Equipment)
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To make sure device users get the level of service they expect, 5G cellular networks need a way to alleviate data congestion. This capability improves performance and speed to make sure the 5G network...
(Networking Equipment)
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These certainly aren’t all our achievements, but here are five recent accomplishments we’re especially proud of when it comes to wireless education and improvement....
(Networking Equipment)
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Cybersecurity is no longer just a data security issue—it’s a public safety issue. Are your intelligent traffic systems resilient enough to guard against cybersecurity threats?...
(Networking Equipment)
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In the next four years, Ericsson predicts that North Americans' data consumption will increase by 500% per user. In 2026, the average user is expected to consume 48 GB of data monthly by 2026. Much of...
(Industrial Automation Services)
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In material handling, efficiency matters. The industry’s latest technologies—from cobots and automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to automated storage and retrieval systems—prove just...
(Access Control, Communication and Security)
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Fully remote work has become the norm during the pandemic. Working from home created a heightened need for cloud solutions in OT/ICS environments. However, this transition to the cloud comes with...
(Access Control, Communication and Security)
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The cybersecurity workforce is growing, but not fast enough to fill positions or keep up with cyber threats. Hiring isn’t the answer—tech and automation are....
(Networking Equipment)
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The market for electric vehicles (EVs) has grown rapidly in recent years, and it isn’t expected to slow down. EV production is one of the world’s fastest-growing industries. Whether...
(Access Control, Communication and Security)
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On Nov. 6, 2021, the highly anticipated Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was passed by Congress. It’s being called a once-in-a-generation investment in our future. Among the many facets of...
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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It takes courage to step out and try something new—something no one else has ever done before. And that’s exactly what Derek and Greg Stevens (known as the “D Brothers” from...
(Networking Equipment)
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When asked about workspaces in a recent survey, most U.S. employees—81%—reveal ed frustration. Of that group, more than half say they’re envious of the technology available in other...
(Data Acquisition Products)
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Now more than ever—as material shortages, supply chain issues and talent gaps dominate the industrial world—manufacturers need to utilize the power of data to improve operations and reach...
(Networking Equipment)
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Cloud computing isn’t new. In fact, Flexera reports that even small and medium-sized businesses are moving quickly to the cloud, with 63% of their workloads and 62% of their data already...
(Connectors)
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With our new fiber connectivity options, you’ll be able to use space-saving OptiTuff solutions in more fiber applications while supporting fast, easy installation....
(Engineering Services)
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It may be home to the Seattle Kraken (NHL’s newest franchise) and the WNBA’s Seattle Storm, but Climate Pledge Arena also represents something much bigger within the world of sports and...
(Specialized Industrial Products)
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The challenge in smart building design comes when disparate building systems must come together. The first step: create converged communications infrastructure....
(Wire and Cable)
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Bad installation habits will likely affect copper cable performance. An experienced installer outlines best practices—and why they’re important to follow....
(Networking Equipment)
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Automated warehouses address many of the challenges involved with moving, protecting and managing products in material-handling environments. These tech-forward environments optimize costs, boost...
(Networking Equipment)
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There are two rules to remember when choosing data center solutions: what works for some may not work for others, and just because it's a trend doesn't mean you need it!...
(Networking Equipment)
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Seamless, powerful and reliable indoor wireless coverage is now a non-negotiable expectation. In fact, according to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, 80% of all mobile/cellular data traffic is...
(Networking Equipment)
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Cross-connects are vital for performance and reliability, often the lifeblood of connectivity in networks and data centers. Because they’re so versatile, cross-connects can be used for many...
(Networking Equipment)
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Networks and data centers keep all types of organizations running—from CPG manufacturing plants and healthcare institutions to college campuses and colocation data centers. Belden Brands connect...
(Access Control, Communication and Security)
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By 2024, 42% of engineers, architects, owners and contractors plan to build more than 60% of their projects using green building best practices. As green buildings become more prevalent in the ongoing...
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Whether they deal out snacks, print boarding passes or tally items at a grocery store, self-service kiosks are an impressive example of how industrial equipment is used in all kinds of public-facing...
(Networking Equipment)
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It’s official: 5G is now scaling faster than any previous generation of mobile technology, according to Ericsson’s June 2022 Mobility Report. Older generations of this cellular technology...
(Networking Equipment)
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Speed, availability, cost, reliability: These are the factors that most companies—and most people—get to consider as they choose their internet service provider (ISP)....
(Networking Equipment)
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While digital substations have been a concept in the power industry for some time, their adoption has been hindered by factors such as outdated processes, regulations, conservative approaches and...
(Wire and Cable)
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Industrial customers are looking to automation and digitalization not only to improve production performance, but also to enable sustainability, regulatory compliance, and supply chain capacity...
(Data Acquisition Products)
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The data captured by field-level devices in edge environments enables predictive maintenance, paints a clear picture of production and brings new insights to machine performance. Discover how Belden's...
(Networking Equipment)
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Portable cabinets along the sidelines at the Super Bowl. Devices that capture and transmit data in a Tesla. Small edge sites in container solutions. A control room in an industrial plant. An...
(Networking Equipment)
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Although some may say it’s an overplayed example, the pandemic still serves as a good illustration of how quickly—and unexpectedly—things can change in material handling...
(Information Systems Services)
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Through its collaborative Customer Innovation Center, Belden—a leading global supplier of network and digitization solutions—is empowering industrial plants around the world to build solid...
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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There’s breaking news in the world of electrical system safety! When the 2023 National Electrical Code® (also known as the NEC or NFPA 70®) is released in Fall 2022, it will include...
(Networking Equipment)
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Through Belden’s digitalization solutions, a major automotive manufacturer now benefits from reliable product defect detection along with the ROI it sought for this investment. Its network...
(Wire and Cable)
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From space savings to less power consumption, there are five big benefits of POLAN deployment. Discover them all in our recent blog....
(Wire and Cable)
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As more entertainment content is produced, the systems you choose to transport audio and video signals can make the difference between engaged fans who can’t wait for what’s next—and...
(Fiber Optics)
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As the use of fiber continues to increase, the industry naturally grows more curious about it. As a result, we’re fielding more inquiries about fiber functionality. One question we hear...
(Industrial Computing)
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Estimating and project management can make or break your technology projects in terms of time, money and effort. As demand for integrators’ services continues to increase, the backlog of...
(Networking Equipment)
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While the idea of a ubiquitous network is thriving in urban America, rural America is quickly being left behind. As smart buildings, smart neighborhoods and smart cities make life easier for city...
(Networking Equipment)
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In material handling environments, every second of network downtime makes a big impact—lost revenue, late deliveries and unhappy customers, for starters. Before systems can get up and running...
(Networking Equipment)
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By breaking down barriers imposed by legacy infrastructure and disparate data, your plant can fast-track its Industry 4.0 journey by managing its network data and OT data together....
(Networking Equipment)
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As artificial intelligence, machine learning and virtual reality become woven into business practices, organizations are relying on increasing numbers of data center workloads. Some of these workloads...
(Networking Equipment)
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Network security isn’t a fixed state you can achieve once and then simply work to maintain over time. There are many variables that affect how network security is managed. For example, in the...
(Industrial Computing)
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Editor’s Note: This blog is a continuation of our industrial edge blog series. In our first blog, we discussed IIoT and the value of collecting data. In the second blog, we discussed industrial...
(Networking Equipment)
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Providing external network access to corporate resources is now a commonplace business practice. Devices used by employees and third parties worldwide can access cloud services, email applications and...
(Networking Equipment)
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Business as usual won't cut it in a new-world environment. Is your process manufacturing plant ready to roll out digital technologies that will edge out competitors and meet aggressive KPIs and...
(Specialized Industrial Products)
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When it comes to determining the best data center design configurations—in-ra ck or outside-the-rack designs, for example—the “right answer” is always up for debate. Like many...
(Networking Equipment)
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In a recent blog about IIoT, we discussed the importance of collecting useful data from IIoT installations. In order for organizations to take advantage of the valuable insights that data can provide,...
(Data Acquisition Products)
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Industry buzzwords can be tricky. Although they're frequently used to engage in conversation about trends and innovations, the terms are constantly changing and can mean different things to different...
(Networking Equipment)
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Because intelligent traffic systems are relatively new, there’s no single way to deploy these concepts and technologies. Here’s how you can still move your ITS systems forward with...
(Networking Equipment)
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Check out 5 ways that the right partner can help your colocation data center serve clients in new ways, generate more profit and create new revenue streams....
(Networking Equipment)
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It's no secret that cyberattacks are on the rise for companies of every size and in every market. Attack surfaces are getting wider as more devices join networks every day. As a result, we'll continue...
(Access Control, Communication and Security)
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When most people think about cybersecurity, IT security comes to mind-but OT security is also crucial to protect digital assets and critical infrastructure....
(Fiber Optics)
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How is fiber cable different than fiber cabling? Are orientation and positioning the same? This blog answers common fiber questions and serves as your go-to resource for common fiber terminology....
(Networking Equipment)
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As more network backbones are built on fiber, new opportunities involving passive optical local area networks (POLAN) emerge. Learn more in this blog....
(Networking Equipment)
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When it comes to Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) in factory automation, it may seem as if SPE isn’t moving as quickly as many thought it would. Despite numerous discussions within the Single Pair...
(Networking Equipment)
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As material handling environments become more automated and rely on technology like robotics and automated guided vehicles to improve productivity, speed and accuracy, their networks become vital to...
(Networking Equipment)
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In auto manufacturing, mobile automation, including AGVs (autonomous guided vehicles), skillet conveyors and EMSs (electrified monorail systems), has become critical to daily operations. While...
(Networking Equipment)
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In the realm of operational technology (OT), unconnected devices created “air gaps,” serving as the paramount defense entrusted by organizations with safeguarding the reliability, safety,...
(Networking Equipment)
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The future of reliable power will run on smart grid technology. Smart grids help utilities efficiently manage and route power to improve reliability and uptime, and they allow operators to remotely...
(Networking Equipment)
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When it comes to improving OT security, network access control is one of the most effective tools available. Read our blog to find out what role it plays in industrial networks....
(Networking Equipment)
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According to Betanews and Positive Technologies, cybercriminals can penetrate 93% of company networks. That’s a scary thought, and it means that almost every organization is vulnerable. What can...
(Networking Equipment)
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After nearly two years of diminished travel—both business and leisure—people across the United States are traveling once again. As they do, they expect hotel technology trends to be equal...
(Networking Equipment)
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Although Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) has been discussed for some time now, its acceptance in the market has had some hiccups. Today, it’s quickly gaining traction as a way to supply Ethernet over...
(Wire and Cable Accessories)
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Stadium design complexity is making it harder to plan for all the cables you need on a project. Find out how our Indoor/Outdoor Plenum Broadcast Cables can help....
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Recent U.S. energy demand has remained stagnant-until now. Find out how power transmission and distribution companies should prepare for the surge ahead....
(Wire and Cable)
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As buildings become more intelligent, relying on technology like building automation and high-performance AV systems, there’s a sector of the industry that believes shielded Category 7 cable is...
(Networking Equipment)
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When you embark on your next network project, make sure you ask these five questions. They'll help you build not only the network of the future, but also a network for your unique needs....
(Wire and Cable)
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It’s a complex design challenge that building teams have grappled with for years: installing IoT devices in locations that allow them to fulfill their purpose while also staying within 100 m of...
(Networking Equipment)
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We’re living in an IoT world—one filled with connected devices. Nearly everything is or has a sensor—surveillance cameras, thermostats, switches, routers—that can take cues...
(Wire and Cable Accessories)
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As emerging technology is being integrated into live production environments—includi ng augmented and virtual reality, OTT streaming and the migration to IP—more cabling infrastructure is...
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Belden's ESG goals, publicly announced in April 2022 and slated for achievement by 2025, are a true team effort. While Belden has long been a conscientious company in practices and culture related to...
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As more enterprise and data center applications call for data transmission requirements across longer distances, fiber cables step in to save the day. They can support data transmission across much...
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How do you know if the physical layer of your network—the cabling and connectivity—is performing like it should? It starts by conducting a system audit. Get the details here....
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Explore how FMPS is revolutionizing power distribution that is safe, cost effective, fast to install, energy efficient and supportive of our digital world....
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Over the past few months, we’ve discussed how Belden’s original cross-connect systems built the foundation for our continued commitment to designing cross-connect options that meet the...
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More electric vehicles (EVs) are hitting the road every month. Currently, there are an estimated 3 million electric cars on U.S. roadways (1% of total traffic), but environmental concerns, improved...
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This October, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is expected to publish the 2023 edition of the National Electrical Code® (NEC, or NFPA 70). Updated once every three years, the code...
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Although some may say it’s an overplayed example, the pandemic still serves as a good illustration of how quickly—and unexpectedly—things can change in material handling...
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Roadway digitization aims to improve traffic flow and safety, support smart cars and autonomous vehicles, and reduce environmental impact. Learn more about what it will bring to cities, drivers and...
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Over the past year, Belden’s goal has been to keep you informed about the latest trends and emerging technologies when it comes to smart buildings, data centers and broadcast and AV. Our team of...
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For data centers, risk doesn’t just mean unplanned downtime—risk can equal lost revenue, damaged equipment, upset customers and even lives in danger. Lowering data center risk starts by...
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Earlier this year—for the first time—the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) chose to recognize individuals who continually dedicate their time to ICT industry contributions and...
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Now more than ever, stadiums of all kinds are looking for ways to lure fans away from the comfort of their living rooms and bring them together to create new energy and excitement. Soccer stadiums are...
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In a venue made for music and built for hockey, spectators expect nothing less than an exceptional experience. Clear sightlines, premier acoustics, frictionless payment options and quick access to...
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There’s no way to avoid the coming of 5G. Although the 5G ecosystem isn’t fully realized yet, it’s well on its way. Data centers that take a wait-and-see approach instead of...
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As the automotive industry continues its digital transformation on the move toward Industry 4.0, more data is being generated about workflows, machine health and production time than ever before....
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How would your life change if everything you needed to live, work and relax was just a walk, bike ride or short bus trip away. Connected communities are gaining traction as a way to unite people with...
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How you treat your cables is important, and you can’t always rely on looks to determine whether cables are damaged. What happens inside that cable jacket is what makes a business run, so...
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Technology drives today’s hospitality experiences. Guests expect perks and services that make their lives easier. But deploying new technology is only half the battle. Layer 0—the...
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If you're not careful, cables can be the weakest link in the AV chain. Even the most impressive, state-of-the-art AV system can be negatively impacted when the wrong cable is used. How do you keep...
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With the rise in connectivity and device usage comes the rise of private networks—and the industry is seeing this play out in real-time. Private wireless networks come down to providing reliable...
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With the rise in connectivity and device usage comes the rise of private networks—and the industry is seeing this play out in real-time. Private wireless networks come down to providing reliable...
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When it comes to data center layouts, nothing is ever black and white (gray and white is another story, however!). In many cases, there are no right or wrong answers. Instead, selecting the right...
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With a networking landscape that’s rapidly shifting, the industry is staring down the inevitable rise of edge computing. Recently, we’ve heard questions about this approach to data...
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The world is changing quickly for material handlers. Currently, many of these facilities still lack an OT network-but innovative ways of working are set to change these outmoded practices. Once a...
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Which machines hold up production lines? Could your plant increase its machine utilization rates? The only way to know is to capture and analyze OEE data at the network edge. Here's how to make it...
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The consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry is ever-changing, with new competitors emerging every day as consumers shift their expectations and buying behavior. As a result, CPG plants are taking steps...