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Siemon Announces Acquisition of the Gigaduct Fiber Containment System

March 7, 2016. Watertown, CT - Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, today announced its acquisition of the Gigaduct Fiber Containment System from UK-based Gigacom Ltd. Under this definitive agreement, Siemon will acquire all existing Gigaduct assets, inventory, tooling and customer base.

Gigaduct is a flexible raceway system for routing, managing and protecting fiber optic cables in data centers, colocation centers, service provider hosting and other fiber computing environments. Manufactured from flame-retardant plastics, the Gigaduct System features easy-to-assemble ducts, fittings, bends and tees in various sizes to meet a wide range of fiber deployment needs. The system is designed to maintain bend radius and protect fiber from the most rigorous conditions, while easy-access covers enable fiber installation or removal without disconnecting the entire pathway system.

The transaction will expand Siemon's existing portfolio of WheelHouse™ Advanced Data Center Solutions that includes the company's established line of copper and fiber cable and connectivity systems, high-speed interconnect assemblies, cabinets, cable management, power distribution and comprehensive data center design services that support any size and type of data center, from large super computing environments and colocations, to small-to-mid size enterprise data centers.

"We are excited to expand our data center offering with the Gigaduct Fiber Containment System, which fits well into our WheelHouse with expert data center design services that will now include layout of this fiber ducting system," says Tony Veatch, Director of Product Management for Siemon. "With this acquisition and Siemon's existing global footprint, we will have significant opportunity to expand Gigaduct's reach and better serve our data center customers around the world with a more comprehensive portfolio."

To learn more about Siemon's WheelHouse Advanced Data Center Soluitons, visit: www.siemon.com/wheelhouse.

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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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