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Siemon Interconnect Solutions participating in Open Networking Plugfest August 8-11, 2016.

July 26th, 2016, Watertown, CT - Siemon Interconnect Solutions, a business unit of Siemon that provides custom network infrastructure solutions to OEMs, value-added resellers and system integrators, is pleased to announce participation in the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory's (UNH-IOL) Open Networking Plugfest taking place the week of August 8-11, 2016.

The Open Networking Plugfest will examine interoperability among NOS (network operating systems), whitebox switches and pluggable modules and cables. Participants will have an opportunity to have products listed on the Open Networking Integrators List.

Siemon Interconnect Solutions will be submitting our new QSFP28 passive copper 100G cables for testing and listing on the Open Networking Integrators List. These cables are designed to meet and exceed the 100G Ethernet specifications for the 100GBASE-CR4 connector and cable assembly. These DACs will be available in lengths up to 5 meters for 4x25G interconnects.

The Siemon Company is a proven supplier in rapid deployed system builds offering: availability, quality, value and superior customer service. As an industry leader, The Siemon Company also supports OCP: End Users, OEM's, VAR's and SI's of all sizes with an inventory of high quality cable and cable management solutions.

The Plugfest will be held at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory's facility, located at 21 Madbury Rd., Suite 100 Durham, NH 03824

In addition to supporting the current efforts to certify Open Networks Systems Optics and Cable Assemblies the UNH-IOL has extensive knowledge and technical expertise in the Enterprise and Data Center technology areas. For more information about Plugfest visit UNH-IOL's website:


About Siemon:

Siemon Interconnect Solutions (SIS) is business unit of Siemon comprised of a team of dedicated technical sales professionals supported by Siemon Labs, mechanical, electrical and signal integrity engineers committed to solving industry and customer driven interconnect challenges. SIS provides custom network infrastructure solutions to OEMs, value-added resellers and system integrators. Established in 1903, Siemon is an industry leader specializing in the design and manufacture of high quality, high performance low voltage infrastructure solutions and services for Data Centers, Enterprise and Intelligent Buildings. Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, with global sales, technical and logistics expertise spanning 100 countries, Siemon offers the most comprehensive suite of copper and optical fiber cabling systems, cabinets, racks, cable management, data center power and cooling systems and Intelligent Infrastructure Management solutions. With more than 400 patents specific to structured cabling, Siemon Labs invests heavily in R&D and the development of Industry Standards, underlining the company’s long-standing commitment to its customers and the industry. Through an ongoing commitment to waste and energy reduction, Siemon’s environmental sustainability benchmarks are unparalleled in the industry, including 179% global carbon negativity and zero-landfill status.

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