Network Solutions

New IEEE Standard Brings 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s to Data Centers

New IEEE Standard Brings 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s to Data Centers

After four years in committee, the IEEE 802.3bs fiber standard for 200 and 400 Gb/s networks was approved yesterday. The new standard is the first to address these speeds, and provides important guidance for data center managers building a network migration plan that spans multiple tech refreshes. Read more...

Electrical Contractors

All They Want for the Holidays is…A Smart Home

Smart Home for the Holidays

Homeowners are looking for contractors who can provide one-stop smart home shopping and services for the holidays. With a little help from Leviton®, you can deliver the gift of home automation installations during the holiday season. The smart home product market is expected to grow to $35.5 billion by 2020, so the time is ripe for you to grab your market share. Read more...

Electrical Contractors

Lighting & Energy Code Compliance? You Got This.

Lighting and Energy Code Compliance? You Got This

Did you know that U.S. buildings consume 40 percent of our nation’s energy? Lighting controls help improve our energy efficiency, lower utility bills and guide us toward a sustainable future. Read more...

Network Solutions

How to Install a Wallplate 20% Faster

You've cut an opening in the drywall, run your cables in, and terminated the connectors. Now comes a tedious task: installing the wallplate. Read more...

Electrical Contractors

How to Protect Outdoor Electrical Receptacles

How to Protect Outdoor Electrical Receptacles

Take a walk outside and you’ll see people glued to their phones, computers and tablets. Airports have mobile charging stations and trains have electrical outlets in every row to help us recharge devices. Technology is at the center of everything we do. Read more...

Network Solutions

Terminating Fiber in the Field

Terminating Fiber in the Field

There are three basic approaches to terminating fiber connections in the field: adhesive connection and field polishing, mechanical connectors and no polishing, or fusion splicing using pigtail assemblies. Let’s take a brief look at each. Read more...

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