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Connectix Christmas Opening Times

Merry Christmas and many thanks from everyone at Connectix for your custom during the last year.

 

Connectix appoint Authorised Distributor in Pakistan

Kaptec has been appointed the authorised distributor for Pakistan of Connectix Cabling Systems, a worldwide portfolio of copper and fibre optic IT infrastructure including Net 10G, Net 6 and Net...

 

Connectix Launch Eco-friendly Cable Alternative

SixtyLink cable from Connectix has been designed to minimise wasted raw material, whilst still maintaining a standards compliant link suitable for Gigabit Ethernet.

 

Connectix One-day Training Courses

Connectix offer 2 one-day training courses to keep abreast on current standards, and gives installers (old and new) the hands-on experience to successfully install and terminate on-site.

 

Connectix Launch New Range of Modules

In preparation for the launch of the Issue 8 Catalogue, Connectix have launched a new range of compact modules covering Cat 6A, Cat 6 and Cat 5e.

 

Personalise Your Products!

Promote your corporate logo by personalising your Connectix panels and faceplates.

 

Fibre Connection in under 2 minutes!

XP Fit Plus is a pre-polished, pre-assembled, non epoxy fibre connector compatible with standard SC and LC connectors.

 

CCS Case Study - TATA Data Centre, Stratford (ControlCircle)

ControlCircle is a global provider of IT solutions, ranging from global secure hosting and connectivity to managing all security, networking, server and database technologies for a full range of ...

 

Case Study - 107 Cheapside

Business Environment Group provides serviced offices and work space premises for businesses across the UK...

 

Home Networking Made Easy

The Connectix Home Design Guide has been produced to give users a stepped approach for home cabling design presented in an easy to read format.

 

The Connectix Innovative Design Team Presents....

To keep Connectix at the forefront of the networking industry we strive to design and produce innovative new products. With this, we are proud to present the new Connectix Elite panel range.

 

CCS Certified Training - Starnet

Connectix are pleased to announce the succesful accreditation of Michalis Georgious as a certified installation technician for structured cabling and fibre optic termination.

 

Net 10G reaches 100,000 landmark

Connectix sales of Net 10G outlets have recently passed an important landmark.

 

Connectix appoints AG Tech as their authorised distributor for Qatar

AG Tech has been appointed the authorised distributor for Qatar of Connectix Cabling Systems, a worldwide portfolio of copper and fibre optic IT infrastructure including Net 10G, Net 6 and Net 5e...

 

A Fresh Approach to Outlet Design

The Connectix 4000 series range of 4 way single gang outlets is a fine example of our innovative approach to design and development.

 

Connectix appoint ON Lda as authorised distributor for Portugal

ON Lda has been appointed the authorised distributor for Portugal of Connectix Cabling Systems.

 

Connectix appoint MISR Systems as authorised distributor for Egypt

MISR Systems has been appointed the authorised distributor for Egypt of Connectix Cabling Systems, a worldwide portfolio of copper and fibre optic IT infrastructure including Net 10G, Net 6 and N...

 

CCS Seminar Introduction to Cabling Networks and Data Centres

Following a Connectix Seminar in Athens on April 7th, delegates may now download the presentation material from the event.

 

New HQ for Connectix

As of Monday April 12th Connectix has a new home.

 

Connectix gains endorser Status for European Code of Conduct on Data Centres

Connectix Cabling Systems has officially been granted the title of EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres Endorser.

 

Connectix appoint Martec Communications as authorised distributor in Nigeria

Martec Communications has been appointed the authorised distributor for Nigeria of Connectix Cabling Systems, a worldwide portfolio of copper and fibre optic IT infrastructure including Net 10G, ...

 

Connectix Express System

The Connectix Express system has been designed to offer a simple and quick method of installing Copper or Fibre links.

 

Easy Copper to Fibre Conversion

The new range of media converters from Connectix are specifically designed to offer the network designer the tools for easy migration from copper to fibre.

 

Category 6 Compact Euro Module

The Connectix Category 6 Compact Module is designed to provide one of the shallowest wall outlets on the market.

 

Connectix Break Out a New Range of Break Out Boxes!

Connectix High Density Break Out Boxes offer users the capability of multiple way connectivity.

 

New Category 6 FTP Panel

Connectix are proud to announce the arrival of the new Category 6 2020 series FTP panel.

 

New Cat 6A FTP Module

Connectix are pleased to announce the launch of their unique Category 6A FTP Module.

 

CCS, Sun Microsystems & Vault Technology Presentation

Connectix Cabling Systems will feature alongside Sun Microsystems and Vault Technology Services to present a seminar for understanding the latest best practice and infrastructure strategies for s...

 

Starlight Intex Ruggedised MTP Fibre System

Connectix Starlight is a high performance, high density plug & go MTP fibre system.

 

10 Years and 10 Million Ports

Ten years after the launch of their Enhanced Category 5 range, Connectix are pleased to announce the passing of two historical milestones having recently achieved sales of over 10 million Enhance...

 

The New Connectix Angle on Patch Panels

Connectix Cabling Systems’ new Angled Panel offers enhanced patch lead management inside any data cabinet.

 

Connectix look towards a bright future

After 15 years at their current site on Broomhills Industrial Estate, Connectix, have recently signed an agreement to secure a new 34,000 sq. foot head office building.

 

Star Data Centre 3 – Now Open

Star Data Centre 3 lies at the heart of exciting new technology developments that will help your business reduce and control IT spend and accelerate operational performance while minimising your ...

 

Come and see Connectix Cabling Systems at ECL Brussels

BRUSSELS EXPO, Brussels - 23/09 - 24/09/2009

 

Connectix appoints authorised partner for distribution in Sub-Sahara Africa

WaterFords Ltd has been appointed the authorised distributor for Sub-Sahara Africa (English Speaking) of Connectix Cabling Systems.

 

Connectix appoints APAC partner

SkyWare Communications has been appointed the authorised distributor for Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China of Connectix Cabling Systems.

 

Mulder-Hardenberg at Data Centre Dynamics in Paris, May 27th

Connectix is to join newly appointed ICT cabling systems partner Mulder-Hardenberg at Data Centre Dynamics in Paris, May 27th.

 

Connectix appoints authorised partner

Mulder-Hardenberg Group has been appointed the authorised distributor for Belgium, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

 

New ICT Business Continuity standard published

The end of 2008 saw a new business continuity standard published, BS 25777:2008 Information and Communications Technology – Continuity management, Code of Practice.

 

Connectix Provides Bespoke 3-day Training Course

Connectix Cabling Systems have been running in-house training courses for over 10 years, now covering Structured Cabling and Optical Fibre Termination.

 

Email Safelist

An email safelist (sometimes called a whitelist) is a list of all the sender names/addresses who the recipient deems acceptable to receive email from.

 

The IEEE 802.3ba 40 and 100 Gb/s Standard

The 40 and 100 Gb/s Ethernet standard was approved as a project by the IEEE in March 2008. The most recent meeting was in January of this year.

 

Connectix Featured in Project Scotland

Connectix Ltd's Edinburgh branch has recently been featured in Project Scotland construction magazine.

 

North Tyneside Council Reaches National Final

North Tyneside Council’s ICT team has earned its place as a national finalist in a prestigious award scheme recognising innovation.

 

Connectix Releases Combined Specification Guide Document

The Connectix specification guides have now been put into one complete document as a reference for the professional building services engineer.

 

OM4 Standardisation Gathers Pace

Since the turn of the century OM3 fibre has been specified as the optical multimode fibre optimised for use with VCSEL laser transmission as seen in gigabit and ten gigabit Ethernet along with so...

 

EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres Released

On November 19th 2008 the EU finally released the first issue of the long awaited “EU Code of Conduct on Data Centre Management�.

 

Exhibition Review of Electrotec 2008

Connectix Cabling Systems and StarNet are pleased to announce the Electrotec exhibition as a major success for both companies from the 2008 calendar.

 

48 Way 1U Patch Panel

Connectix launch new ultra high density patch panel.

 

Snap-to-fit & Tool-less Keystone Modules

Connectix launch new keystone modules.

 

Intelligent End-to-End Cabling System

Any investment needs monitoring and controlling.

 

Connectix Join StarNet at Electrotec 2008

Connectix Cabling Systems will be exhibiting alongside StarNet, our exclusive distributor in Greece.

 

Connectix Becomes a Qualified Supplier to National Grid UK

Achilles UVDB and Verify provides access to the UK Utility industry. Connectix has applied and been successful in gaining a place on the UVDB database.

 

10GBASE-T Standards Gather Pace

2008 saw the two main cable standards describing Cat6A cabling to support 10GBASE-T LAN operation over twisted pair copper cabling. There are now five standards published, one describing the ele...

 

Connectix Upgrades to OS2 Singlemode Fibre

OS1 has been described as the standard singlemode fibre for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks since 2002. Connectix standardised on this fibre as soon as it became available.

E...

 

High performance plug and go fibre

See Connectix Starlight at Telecom 08

 

Join us on stand 145 at Telecoms 08

And find out about our UK's number one product range.

 

IET BETNET Continue to Enjoy a Successful Partnership

Connectix are pleased to announce the success of the Data Centre Design seminar in association with the IET at the Lighthouse, Glasgow.

 

Connectix Sponsored the Anglia IT Managers Forum

On the 5th June 2008 Connectix Ltd sponsored the Anglia IT Managers Forum at Hedingham Castle in a heady mixture of Modern Technology and Ancient History!

 

Connectix - Major Sponsor of Telecoms 08

Connectix are a major sponsor of the forthcoming Telecoms 08, Network Infrastructure Event.

 

Connectix Issues 2500th Warranty

Over the years Connectix has built up the Approved Installer Programme, which allows Installers of a high level of competency and expertise to install and warrant Connectix cabling systems.

 

Connectix Net10G Installed at North Tyneside Council

In only 6 years Cobalt Park has grown to become the UK's largest office park and has recently celebrated the completion of over 1 million sq ft of highly specified offices. There are currently ov...

 

Connectix & StarNet Commercial Seminar - A Huge Success in Athens

Connectix Cabling Systems and Greek distribution partner StarNet recently held a half day commercial presentation in Athens; providing delegates with an opportunity to learn about the developing ...

 

Connectix Dublin Branch Celebrates 10th Birthday

Connectix Dublin branch is reaping the rewards from working successfully for over ten years in a booming city which contributes 38% of Ireland's GNP.

 

Connectix 8U mini cabinet, small but perfectly formed

Connectix has launched a new compact 8U capacity wall mountable cabinet to complement its existing range of networking cabinets.

 

Data Pack System Confirmed as Connectix Distributor

Connectix is pleased to confirm Data Pack System as the exclusive authorised distributor for Islamic Republic of Iran for Connectix Cabling Systems including Net 10G, Net 6 and Net 5e structured ...

 

Connectix Appoints Greek Distributor

Connectix is pleased to announce the appointment of StarNet as the authorised distributor for Greece of Connectix Cabling Systems, its worldwide portfolio of copper and fibre optic IT infrastruct...

 

Connectix Launches New Engraved Labelling Service

Connectix believes that clear and accurately labelled network components are essential to any successful cabling project; a need also recognised by International and European cabling labelling an...

 

Connectix-talk Newsletter Winter 07/08 Edition Released

We are pleased to announce the release of the winter 07/08 edition of Connectix-talk, the newsletter for Approved Installers.

 

Home Cabling Guides from Connectix

Connectix has published two new Home Cabling Guides to run alongside the Connectix Home Brochure. The first, 'Home Cabling - Design Guide', provides information on how to design a home network a...

 

Make System Specification Easier with Connectix

Augmented Cat6 (10 Gigabit) specification can be simplified using the specification document recently added to our library.

 

Success at Telecoms 07

Connectix would like to thank those who visited our stand and attended our seminar at Telecoms 07 (20/21 Sept) exhibition.

 

Connectix Launches Innovative Elite Panels

Cabinet space is often at a premium and patch panel depth must allow for this.

Connectix has designed and manufactured the new Elite range of Patch Panel, Through Coupler Panel and Ph...

 

Welcome to the Machine

Connectix's technical consultant Barry Elliott is quoted in an article published in ACN this month.

 

IET Thanks Connectix for Outstanding Support

The Institution of Engineering and Technology would like to place on record the outstanding and sustained level of support that Connectix have given to the Institution, and in particular to the a...

 

Connectix - UK's Number One!

Connectix supplies more Copper outlets in the UK than any other manufacturer.

 

Connectix Express - A Big Hit in Data Centres

Connectix is a leading supplier of data cabling into the growing data centre market.

Connectix has just completed a Cat 6 Express 48,000-port pre-terminated cabling solution for a maj...

 

Copper 100G Ethernet?

Yes, there is a movement within the IEEE Higher Speed Study Group to come up with a standard to run 100 Gigabit Ethernet over fibre-optic lines but also, more surprisingly, over copper wiring.

 

First Olympic Infrastructure Tenders go to Market

The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has put contracts for the infrastructure of the Olympic park out for tender this week.

 

Connectix Expansion - MEA Team

Connectix Middle East is announcing the appointment of Tariq Shaikh as MEA Regional Manager based in Dubai, UAE, following the company's significant sales growth of structured cabling systems ove...

 

Connectix Becomes IET Endorsed Training Provider

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has agreed to grant Endorsement to Connectix Ltd for its:

Practical data cable design and installation practices for installers
...

 

Connectix Wins CIBSE Approval for CPD Courses

Connectix Cabling Systems has gained approval from CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers) for the current range of Connectix technical seminars.

 

They Shall Not Pass

Connectix Limited has opened its new sales office and distribution centre at the Highway Business Park, Heckford Street, London E1W 3HS.

 

The 6th Annual BICSI Middle East and Africa District Conference

The 6th Annual BICSI Middle East and Africa District Conference and Exhibition will once again be returning to Dubai during April 2007. The event is the annual gathering of Middle East & Africa b...

 

Connectix Registered by UVDB

Connectix is now fully registered as a supplier on the Achilles Utilities Vendor Database.

 

BICSI Continuing Education Credits: Now Available for CCS Seminars!

Two seminars that form a key part of the Connectix Cabling Systems Support Programmes have achieved independent approval from BICSI for Continuing Education Credits.

 

Connectix Teams up with IET for Data Centre Seminar

On 27th September 2006 Connectix, in partnership with the IET, hosted a free seminar at The Oval, London for IET members: 'An Introduction to Data Centre Electrical Engineering Principles'.

 

12th December - IET Seminar

Tuesday 12th December 2006 saw Connectix host their Data Centre Design seminar to IET members and select guests.

 

Connectix Hosts 10 Gigabit Breakfast Meetings

Over the course of October 2006, Connectix hosted four 10 Gigabit Breakfast Meetings throughout the UK and Ireland. These condensed presentations introduced delegates to 10G Ethernet and the new ...

 

Connectix Gets Third Party Approval for 10GBASE-T

Connectix Cabling Systems has gained third party approval for their new NET 10G range of structured cabling products.

 

Built-in Cable Management Saves All Round

IT managers have been struggling with patch cables for years and, despite some very expensive electronic solutions, are likely to be struggling for a few more.

 

Connectix Helps Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Connectix Cabling Systems has been doing its bit for the environment and charity with its participation in the fundraising programme 'Recycling Appeal'.

 

Pre-terminated Net 10G Shipped in the UK

Connectix Cabling Systems has supplied its first Connectix Express Net 10G pre-terminated solution in association with ISG Webb.

 

Connectix Cabling Systems Exhibit at GITEX

Connectix Cabling Systems exhibit at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (better known as GITEX), one of the worlds top three IT exhibitions. Please visit our stand Z-T25 in the Networking...

 

Data Centre Design Seminar : 27th Sept 2006

Continual growth in the demand on IT infrastructure (and industry's dependence on it) means that it is increasingly important to have reliable and resilient IT data centres.

 

Express Cable Installation with Connectix Express

Connectix is pleased to announce the launch of its new pre-connectorised Cat 5 and Cat 6 cabling system that offers Tier 4 Data Centre resilience coupled with top-end performance and at a remarka...

 

Residential Cabling

The idea of providing a telephone point to most rooms in a modern house is not a new one, nor is the need to distribute television signals into just as many rooms.

 

Networx Switches and Routers

Past experience shows that traditional LAN switch solutions, offering connectivity for both fibre and optic copper cabling, do not provide value for money where LAN growth occurs. Fixed conf...

 

Connectix Appoints Distributor in Cyprus

Mantox Engineering Ltd has been appointed the authorised distributor for Cyprus of Connectix Cabling Systems, a worldwide portfolio of copper and fibre optic IT infrastructure including Net 10G, ...