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    Cloud Computing and the Rise of Silicon Photonics

    The rapid growth of cloud computing requires data centers to scale up, but traditional copper presents limitations in distance, bandwidth, and efficiency.   The business of today’s data-driven world is being conducted in the Cloud. The rapid growth of cloud computing requires data centers to dramatically scale up in order to handle the oceans of Read More >>

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    Intra-Data Center Optics

    Fiber optics are poised to enable network functionality like never before with increased data rates and bandwidth inside the data center.   The need to change the data center network from a hierarchal one to a leaf-spine or more meshed one has arisen from the ever-increasing need for compute and storage access and the use Read More >>

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Cinch Connectivity Expanded-Beam Fiber O...

News BriefsCinch Connectivity's Fibreco Junior connector earned MIL-DTL-83526/20 and /21 qualification. Cinch Connectivity Solutions (CCS) announced the qualification of its Fibreco Junior connector Read More...

How to Specify an In-Vehicle Network Con...

vehicle-connectors-300X300Today's cars include sophisticated networks that control safety, entertainment, and communication in addition to vehicle performance, and all these systems Read More...

Heavy-Duty Terminals for Automotive Appl...

wiring terminals featureElectric terminal manufacturers utilize a good portion of their engineering resources to develop new products or improve existing terminals for the automotive Read More...

Copper or Fiber in Commercial Aircraft?

commercial-aircraft-300x300Which is the better option – copper of fiber – in commercial aircraft? Earle Olson of TE Connectivity discusses the benefits of fiber Read More...

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures: Customers Choose Top Di...

Facts and FiguresBishop & Associates completed its 2015 customer survey of electronic distributors. In the second of two articles, we reveal the Read More...

Facts & Figures: Customer Evaluation of ...

Facts and FiguresBishop & Associates has wrapped up its 2015 customer survey of electronic distributors. In the first of two articles, we Read More...

Facts & Figures: Industrial Market Secto...

Facts and FiguresWith industrial market sector sales flat in 2014, it’s not surprising that sales across the sector tumbled in the first Read More...

Facts & Figures: The Market for Circular...

Facts and FiguresAccording to Bishop & Associates' research, the fourth largest connector market will exhibit strong growth over the next five years. Read More...

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Technology

Cloud Computing and the Rise of Silicon ...

Cloud computingThe rapid growth of cloud computing requires data centers to scale up, but traditional copper presents limitations in distance, bandwidth, Read More...

Intra-Data Center Optics

Data center opticsFiber optics are poised to enable network functionality like never before with increased data rates and bandwidth inside the data Read More...

Backplane Architectures Proliferate

backplane-300x300As system speeds increase to multi-gigabit levels and beyond, ensuring signal integrity in high-speed channels requires major backplane connector performance Read More...

International Microwave Symposium 2015 W...

IMS logo 300x300With a record-breaking number of exhibitors, this year's International Microwave Symposium featured state-of-the-art developments in RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave products. Read More...

Headliners

Facts & Figures: Customers Choose Top Di...

Facts and FiguresBishop & Associates completed its 2015 customer survey of electronic distributors. In the second of two articles, we reveal the Read More...

News Briefs for July 14, 2015

News BriefsMergers, personnel changes, product news and more are all part of the news briefs for July 14, 2015. Amphenol has made Read More...

Amphenol to Buy FCI Asia

headliner-300x300Amphenol has made a binding offer to Bain Capital for FCI Asia, which will be the company's second acquisition this Read More...

News Briefs for June 23, 2015

News BriefsThe news briefs for June 23, 2015 include new company leaders, a plethora of distributor recognition, and service- and product-related Read More...


Learning Tools

How to Specify High-Speed Mezzanine Conn...

How to seriesHigh-speed signal integrity concerns make choosing a connector for mezzanine board-to-board applications even more complex. Julian Ferry of Samtec offers Read More...

How to Specify an In-Vehicle Network Con...

vehicle-connectors-300X300Today's cars include sophisticated networks that control safety, entertainment, and communication in addition to vehicle performance, and all these systems Read More...

Managing Connector Design Changes

Plan A or Plan BAny change to a connector design can cause undesirable and unanticipated results. In order to manage the risks associated with Read More...

Connector Decisions: Buy vs. Make

pencil diagramThe process of choosing the right electrical connector isn’t always black and white, and here Remke examines one of the Read More...

Buyers Guide

How to Specify High-Speed Mezzanine Conn...

How to seriesHigh-speed signal integrity concerns make choosing a connector for mezzanine board-to-board applications even more complex. Julian Ferry of Samtec offers Read More...

ODU-MAC in XXL Housing

ODU-MAC in XXL housingThe ODU-MAC in XXL housing provides high-density connectors more space for power transmission. ODU introduced the ODU-MAC in XXL housing, a new solution Read More...

SOURIAU UTS MPO Multi-Way Fiber Optic Co...

SOURIAU UTS MPO Multi-Way Fiber Optic ConnectorThe SOURIAU UTS MPO multi-way fiber optic connector series accepts all MPO connectors from 12 to 48 optical fibers. SOURIAU introduced the Read More...

TE Fortis Zd LRM Connector System

TE Fortis Zd LRM Connector SystemThe TE Fortis Zd LRM connector system is a modular backplane system that protects next-generation embedded computing. TE Connectivity announced its new Read More...