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Creating Ideal Connectors for Rugged Conditio...

As the Internet of Things extends into rugged territories, the connector that …

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SC19 Denver
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SC19: Supercomputers Continue to Evolve

The premier exhibition and conference for supercomputers demonstrated technologies including artificial intelligence, …

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HARTING's ix Industrial will revolutionize the IoT
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Single-Pair Ethernet Will Revolutionize the I...

The new SPE connector standard will provide a comprehensive communication protocol, a …

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cooling strategies
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Connector basics

Cooling Strategies for Data Centers

Increased data volumes and high-speed switching requirements are pushing manufacturers to get …

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data centers
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Five Connector Considerations for Data Center...

We rely on data centers to bring connectivity to the world in …

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data center design
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DC Data Centers: A Necessary Paradigm Shift f...

DC power supplies enable leaner, more powerful data center system architectures that …

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rail
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Five Ways the Industrial Internet of Things i...

Connected technologies are making cargo and passenger rail transport more efficient, transparent, …

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Believe the Hype About the Internet of Things...

Avnet’s Lou Lutostanski says the promise of full IoT connectivity has been …

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LPWAN Wireless Standards Expand Opportunities...

5G has yet to fully arrive, but low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) activity …

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Comprehensive coverage of the latest connectivity news in the datacom/telecom market

Product Roundup
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Micro- and Nano-Pitch Rectangular I/O Connect...

This week’s Product Roundup highlights micro- and nano-pitch (≤1.28mm- and ≤0.64mm-pitch) rectangular I/O connectors …

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Industry News
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January 2020 Connector Industry News

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, …

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Product News
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January 2020 New Connectivity Products

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable …

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I-O Connector products
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I/O Connector Products 2019

This week’s Product Roundup highlights I/O connector products from leading suppliers, many …

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mezzanine connectors
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Mezzanine Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights mezzanine connector products from leading suppliers. Most …

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new connectivity products
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New Connectivity Products: November 2019

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable …

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Board-to-Board Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights board-to-board connector products from leading suppliers for …

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New Product News October 2019

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable …

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Datacom and telecom connectors
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Datacom and Telecom Connectors

This week’s Product Roundup highlights datacom and telecom connectors and cable assemblies …

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New Connectivity Products: October 2019

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable …

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Microminiature Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights microminiature connector products from leading suppliers for …

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New Connectivity Products: September 2019

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable …

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New Connectivity Products: August 2019

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable …

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Fiber optic connectors
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Fiber Optic Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights fiber optic connectivity solutions from leading connector …

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Satmec card edge connectors
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Card-Edge Connectors

This week’s Product Roundup highlights card-edge connector products from leading suppliers for …

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DATACOM/TELECOM MARKET REFERENCE LIBRARY

Next-gen connector and cable technologies, design resources, specification tips, and application guides

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Too Hot to Handle: Protecting Wire and Cables...

Fire poses real risks to sensitive electronics in data centers, building structures, …

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How the Rise of Edge Computing will Reshape t...

As the connected world of the 21st century comes into existence, the …

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Cloud Computing Security: Let’s Get Physica...

Data center operators need to prevent against theft, tampering, and disasters. New …

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NBASE-T Technologies are Changing Enterprise ...

Magnetics play an important role in Ethernet-based local area network (LAN) designs, …

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Standards
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Open19 Simplifies Data Center Installations

The Open19 Foundation has developed a server design solution that makes data …

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IMS 2019 Microwave Week Article Promo
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IMS Microwave Week Shows the Impact of 5G

IMS Microwave Week, the world’s most important annual RF and microwave event, …

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Cloud Computing, IT Infrastructure, and the N...

As more companies turn to the cloud for data storage, security concerns …

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An Inseparable Duo: Wires and Wireless Techno...

The evolution of the telecommunications industry began with a simple wire that …

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5G Networks Demand More From Cables and Conne...

A new generation of fiber optic cable and high-speed connectivity products is …

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The World is Flat: FFCs Define Future Applica...

Flat flexible cables are sliding into places other cables dare not go …

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connector world embraces antennas and sensors
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The Connector World Embraces Antennas and S...

Acting in tandem with high-speed interconnects, antennas and sensors can collect and …

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artificial intelligence influences connector development
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The AI Impact: Artificial Intelligence Influe...

AI technologies are being used to help analyze rapidly growing data sets, which is generating substantially …

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Coming Soon: Two New USB Connectors

The newly announced USB4 will handle the high speeds and data operations …

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OFC Spotlights Optical Connectivity

The Optical Fiber Communications Conference & Exhibition explored emerging optical connectivity technologies, …

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QSFP-DD Strategies Help Data Centers Keep Coo...

The Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable Double Density (QSFP-DD) is the industry’s …

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Connectors in a Futuristic World

TE Connectivity teams up with Hollywood to explore future technologies in the …

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Meeting Datacom and Telecom Application Deman...

As the need for bandwidth continues to increase, so does the need for higher …

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High-Speed Products Dazzle at DesignCon 2019

The DesignCon conference never fails to live up to its reputation of …

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Connector basics
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SMA RF Coaxial Connectors are Powerful and Ve...

The demand for SMA RF coaxial connectors has grown exponentially with the …

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Industry News
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A Simple Radio, a Complex Domestic Manufactur...

This single-channel FM radio is a rare example of US-made consumer electronics. …

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Top Technology Trends and Disruptions for 201...

A new wave of technologies including e-mobility, Industry 4.0, edge computing, artificial …

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Get Ready: 5G is Almost Here

5G connectivity is poised to change the world. Cities, data centers, networks, …

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5G Connectivity Expands Connector Application...

We live in an age of technology disruptions. But 5G will make …

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5G Brings Future Transportation Scenarios Clo...

High-speed 5G communications are key to widespread adoption of autonomous ridesharing. High-speed …

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Server Design is Getting Complicated

As data rates increase, designers are encountering performance limits, signal loss, and …

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The Internet of Useful Things

IoT technology has enabled life-changing innovations in medicine, security, transportation, and communication. …

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Is the Copper Backplane Running Out of Gas?

Higher speeds have pushed designers to find creative ways to manage conflicting …

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Overcoming PCB-based Interconnect Design Limi...

Cabled interconnects could help system designers configure their architectures to achieve greater flexibility, performance, …

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Market for RF Connectors Grows to Meet Rapidl...

As wireless connectivity continues to expand across business, home, industrial, and municipal …

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Photons and Electrons, Living Together

Silicon photonics products are now on the market. Why are they necessary …

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What’s a WEG?

Versatile wireless Ethernet gateway products can streamline designs and clean up complex …

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Standards
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How Software Innovation Can Protect Demand fo...

Observers have claimed Fibre Channel, which powers Storage Area Networks (SANs), has …

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