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For Immediate Release - May 1, 2012

Siemon's New Modular Furniture Adapters Flexibly Mount Work Area Network Connectivity in Any Modular Furniture System

Universal Modular Adapter adjusts to fit all known furniture openings and panel thicknesses, providing a single mounting solution that eliminates the need for furniture-specific mounting products

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Watertown, CT, USA — Siemon, a leading global manufacturer of IT network cabling and infrastructure systems, has launched an innovative new Universal Modular Furniture Adapter. The new extended depth, modular furniture adapter was specifically designed as a single product solution for securely mounting work area network connectivity in any of today's commonly used modular furniture systems.

For a limited time, cabling contractors can receive a free sample of Siemon's new Universal Modular Furniture Adapter. Visit http://www.siemon.com/go/universal to find out more and view a brief overview video of this problem-solving product.

Unlike prior designs that require multiple furniture brand-specific adapters and require advance knowledge of actual mounting dimensions, Siemon's universal adapter adjusts to fit any known mounting requirement. This capability allows contractors and end-users to cost effectively procure a single mounting solution to supports a wide range of work area connectivity needs.

The universal mounting frame securely attaches to the complete range of furniture opening sizes (1.3in (33mm) to 1.75in (44.4mm) high by 2.63in (67mm) to 3.0in(76mm) wide), providing simple, snap-in attachment of the adapter's low-profile faceplates. This snap-in mounting feature uses robust latching elements to ensure secure faceplate and outlet retention while providing quick and easy installation.

The Universal Modular Furniture Adapter is available with 4-port MAX-style and single coupler CT-style faceplates to support Siemon connectivity options and configurations. The extended design of these faceplates provides additional mounting depth and cable management space, helping maintain bend radius compliance in space challenged and often congested modular furniture pathways. Optional angled CT adapters further extend mounting clearance for larger-diameter, high-performance cabling with strict bend radius limits.

The adapter's low profile, impact-resistant faceplate design eliminates catch points to reduce potential damage due to incidental contact - a common concern in modular furniture connectivity solutions. The angled orientation also delivers better label visibility in low-light, confined locations common to modular furniture applications

For more information on Siemon's new Universal Modular Furniture Adapter, visit www.siemon.com/go/universal

Learn more on the Universal Modular Furniture Adapter as well as network market intelligence, news and resources on Siemon's Network Infrastructure blog: http://blog.siemon.com/infrastructure/

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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 low voltage infrastructure solutions and services for Data Centers, LANs and Intelligent Buildings. Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, with global sales, technical and logistics expertise spanning over 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 over 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.
 
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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