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For Immediate Release - February 28, 2013

Siemon Expands MapIT G2® Smart Fiber Enclosures with Multifiber Plug-and-Play Option

Siemon Expands MapIT G2® Smart Fiber Enclosures with Multifiber Plug-and-Play Option

Watertown, CT — Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, is pleased to expand its line of MapIT G2 Smart Fiber Enclosures with plug-and-play multifiber connectivity, allowing complete intelligent visibility and control of fiber patching in the data center.

Available with MTP to LC connectivity in both multimode (OM4) and singlemode (OS2) versions, the new plug-and-play smart fiber enclosures accommodate 24 duplex LC ports (48 fibers) in a single rack mount space with four MTP connections on the back for connecting to 12-fiber trunk cables. Ideal for fiber-intensive installations, MapIT G2 technology brings intelligence directly to the fiber enclosure, displaying information about each fiber jumper locally at the graphic LCD and LEDs on the enclosure or remotely via RJ45 I/O control connections and feature-rich MapIT software. Through real-time port monitoring and tracing capability, MapIT G2 provides a complete overview of the network and identifies faults, unauthorized connections and unused ports to improve troubleshooting response time, work order processes, security and asset management.

“MapIT G2 intelligent infrastructure management system is extremely user friendly, scalable and reliable, giving data center managers an accurate and detailed view of their network for overall better management, protection and reduced downtime,” says Robert Carlson, vice president of global marketing at Siemon. "By incorporating plug-and-play multifiber connectivity into our line of MapIT G2 Smart Fiber Enclosures, data center managers can now take advantage of these powerful intelligent infrastructure benefits in fiber-intensive environments where plug-and-play connectivity has become commonplace for ultra-fast deployment.”

MapIT G2 Smart Fiber Enclosures with plug-and-play connectivity include integrated fiber managers for secure jumper routing and a sliding drawer for easy access to the connectivity. MapIT G2 Smart Fiber Enclosures are extremely efficient, using up to 78% less power than competing systems, running cool for reduced heat generation and effectively supporting high-density with up to 48 fibers in a 1U space. Highly scalable, the enclosures can support systems ranging up to 1000 or more enclosures and can be connected in series using Master and Distribution Control Panels. The new MapIT G2 Smart Fiber Enclosures for plug-and-play connectivity are also available in field-upgradable MapIT Ready versions for a simple and cost-effective migration path to intelligent infrastructure management.

Learn more about MapIT G2 Smart Fiber Enclosures


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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