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Now Is the Time to Safeguard Structured Cabling Systems

Over the past several weeks, we have written extensively about the growing body of evidence that is showing why proactive, preventative actions will help safeguard the data cables that support PoE applications. The cabling industry will serve its customers best by keeping pace with change. As IoT and connected buildings continue to evolve to “smart buildings,” structured cabling also must evolve to “smart cabling.”

Will Legislative Changes Fix the Real Problem of Data Cables Overheating?

Did you know the origins of the NEC can be traced back to the 1893 World’s Fair, where controversy over Thomas Edison’s DC current prompted local authorities to begin discussing safety procedures? Flash forward 127 years to today; man’s use of electricity has taken quantum leaps forward. If he were alive, Edison probably would be astonished at the progress.