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For Immediate Release - February 7, 2014

Siemon launches Surface Pack Box

Surface Pack Box

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has launched the Surface Pack™ Box. Designed for high density work areas that require rapid deployment of cabling systems, the new Surface Pack Box is available in compact 3-port and 6-port versions and supports category 5e, 6, 6A and 7A installations.

In common with a Grid Outlet Position (GOP) box, the Surface Pack Box will typically be deployed in buildings with a raised floor system, such as in call centers and trading floors. Designed for use with or without flexible plastic conduit, cables can be routed and secured via a strain relief point within the box and terminated to the outlets. The Surface Pack Box can be pre-terminated with chosen outlets and ready for rapid deployment once construction is finalized. Siemon MAX®, Z-MAX® and TERA® outlets are all supported by Surface Pack Box, affording a choice of unshielded or screened systems for performance from category 5e to 7A.

"The Surface Pack Box has been designed specifically to support rapid project rollout and high density demands," explained Siemon product manager, Brian McCaffrey. "It brings great advantages in its design and construction and accommodates deployment of a wide range of cabling systems. It provides a great return on investment, thanks not only to its speed and ease of use, but also its durability."

Two mounting options are available for the Surface Pack Box; mounting directly to the work area surface, or by means of a bracket that can be pre-mounted to a fixed location, allowing the enclosure to be clipped into place via a one-touch latch. Whether direct mounted or using the bracket, cables are secured by a sturdy tie-down point inside the box, ensuring proper strain relief.

The Surface Pack Box design presents the ports at an angle on the face of the Surface Pack Box to optimize space usage and allow patch cords to be neatly dressed at a low profile, while still affording easy access to terminations. Ample labeling is provided for both the box and the ports, with blanks available for port count variants to accommodate future expansion.

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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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