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For Immediate Release - February 15, 2010

Siemon's Valerie Maguire Elected Vice Chair of TIA TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Engineering Committee


Watertown, CT — Valerie Maguire, Global Sales Engineer for Siemon, has been elected as Vice-Chair of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Engineering Committee. TIA TR-42 and its thirteen subcommittees develop standards for copper and optical fiber cabling infrastructure used in commercial, residential, and industrial buildings, as well data centers. The Engineering Committee is responsible for the development of the ANSI/TIA-568-C family of standards, in addition to standards addressing copper and optical fiber cabling component (e.g. cables, connectors, and cable assemblies) performance, installation and field testing methods, and administration requirements.

Maguire has been serving in leadership positions of the TIA TR-42.7 Copper Cabling Systems Subcommittee since 2001 and is document editor for multiple developing TIA Standards. Maguire has actively participated in TIA standards formulation since 1995.


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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