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For Immediate Release

Siemon is Now Offering 3 Additional Colors for SFP+ Twinax Cable Assemblies.

August 2, 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 the addition of 3 colors (red, white and blue) to our current line of black SFP+ cable assemblies. The additional colors will help facilitate color coding by differentiating various networks and/or applications while retaining the same features and benefits as our current product line.

"We saw a need to expand our SFP+ high speed cable portfolio with color-coded cables," says John Sawdy, Senior Signal Integrity Engineer for Siemon Interconnect Solutions. "Our customers want to be able to easily distinguish their cables in specific applications. These cables will allow them to do so."

Ideal for switch-to-switch and switch-to-server connections within the data center, these cable assemblies have been tested for interoperability and meet industry standards, providing customers with a best-in-class cabling solution.

SFP+ active and passive copper cable assemblies from Siemon were developed specifically as a cost-effective alternative to optical transceiver modules for short reach links in high-speed interconnect applications such as Top-Of-Rack (TOR) switching, high performance computing (HPC), and network storage markets. These assemblies support data transfer rates up to 10+ Gb/s per lane, meeting or exceeding current standards specifications.

These SFP+ fully-shielded assemblies combine twin-axial shielded cable configuration with robust die cast housings for enhanced support of high frequency data rates. These SFP+ assemblies are impedance matched to ensure interoperability and minimize EMI leakage through their fully-shielded design.

The active cables use signal processing within the connector back shells to extend the length that copper cables can reach beyond the limits of passive copper solutions. Now the same SFP+ cables that customers have come to trust are offered in four distinguishable colors.

Decrease confusion and increase organization in the data center with Siemon's passive and active SFP+ and Cisco compatible SFP+ colored DAC's.

For more information on Siemon Interconnect Solutions' Cisco compatible and 3rd party compliant SFP+ passive and active DAC's visit our website:

http://www.siemon.com/sis/data-center-solutions/hsi.aspx

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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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