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For Immediate Release
August 28, 2003

Siemon Offers New White Papers On Video Over IP and Storage Area Networks

WATERTOWN, CT — The Siemon Company, a world-leader in the design and manufacture of highperformance network cabling solutions and components, is pleased to announce the release of two new white papers: Video over IP and Storage Area Networks. These easy-to-read yet robust reports are a valuable resource to IT managers, business owners, facility managers or anyone who would like to learn more about these emerging technologies.

Developments in the video industry such as Video on Demand over IP, Video Broadcast over IP, and Videoconferencing over IP are expanding business opportunities in ways that were not possible just a year or two ago. However, these new applications are also burdening companies' network infrastructures like never before. In their new white paper on Video over IP, Siemon delves into these video technologies, how they function, the repercussions to the network, and possible solutions for IT managers.

In their white paper on Storage Area Networks, Siemon looks at the evolution of storage technologies and standards, methods of storage, using IP networks to transport storage data, and IT infrastructure considerations needed to run Storage over IP. Storage methods such as Network Attached Storage (NAS), Storage Area Networks (SAN), SAN over IP, Legacy Fibre Channel (FC), Fibre Channel IP (FCIP), and Small Computer Systems Interface over IP (iSCSI) are all covered in this detailed white paper.

Please see below to read these educational and informative white papers.


About Siemon
Established in 1903, Siemon is an industry leader specializing in the design and manufacture of high quality, high performance IT infrastructure solutions and services for Data Centers, LANs and Intelligent Buildings. Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, with global sales, technical and logistics expertise spanning 100 countries, Siemon offers the most comprehensive suites 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
Siemon Interconnect Solutions (SIS) is a Siemon business unit 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. We provide custom network infrastructure solutions to: OEM's, Leading Manufacturers, Value-Added Resellers and System Integrators.
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