Answer

Will 10GBASE-T switches eliminate copper cabling?

Are 10GBASE-T switches the end of using a copper cabling system?

    Requires Free Membership to View

Read more of Carrie's Advice

Network convergence benefits: Cost and communication

Top-of-rack switches: End of copper structured cabling?

What standards specify flame retardant cable jackets for Europe?

No not at all. There is work now in both TIA and ISO to work on qualifying cables for higher speeds. Fiber of course will always have a place in networks, as will copper. Designs just need to take into consideration the application and lifecycle of the installation and costs. Watch for announcements in the early part of next year for an IEEE call for interest.

This was first published in March 2012

There are Comments. Add yours.

 
TIP: Want to include a code block in your comment? Use <pre> or <code> tags around the desired text. Ex: <code>insert code</code>

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
Sort by: OldestNewest

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: