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Wirewerks honored by Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2017 Innovators Awards Program

28th September 2017

Montreal, QC – September 25th, 2017. – Wirewerks, a leading manufacturer of network infrastructure solutions, announced today that its NextSTEP Technology™ fiber management system has been recognized by the judges of the annual Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of CI&M editors along with independent industry experts including cabling and communications system specifiers, designers, integrators and managers with vast industry experience.

Wirewerks’ NextSTEP Technology fiber management system was honored with a Silver Innovators Award. NextSTEP Technology represents the natural evolution of fiber management systems – the logical next step that combines fiber patching, distribution, splicing, C/D-WDM and 40/100GbE MPO/MTP functionality into an integrated, scalable system for virtually any passive optical fiber networking application.

Jais Cohen, President of Wirewerks, commented, “We are extremely proud of the ingenuity and creativity found in NextSTEP’s industry-exclusive new features, and we are equally proud to have that innovation recognized with a CI&M Innovators Award. We believe that this recognition will be a meaningful differentiator for NextSTEP customers in our targeted data center, enterprise LAN, and broadband networks vertical markets.”

Alan Bergstein, publisher of Cabling Installation & Maintenance (cablinginstall.com) said, “This prestigious program allows Cabling Installation & Maintenance to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products and services in the structured cabling industry. Our 2017 Honorees are an outstanding example of companies who are making an impact in the industry.”

CI&M’s Innovators Awards are judged and scored using six evaluation criteria, including innovation, value to the user, sustainability, meeting a defined need, collaboration, and market impact.

The 2017 CI&M Innovators Awards Honorees are featured in the November Issue of Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine as well as on http://www.cablinginstall.com.

About Cabling Installation & Maintenance: Published since 1993, CI&M has provided practical information to professionals responsible for the specification, design, installation and management of structured cabling systems in enterprises, data centers and campuses. CI&M’s magazine, website (cablinginstall.com), email newsletters and webcasts help cabling professionals improve day-to-day operations and enable strategic planning for their networks’ optimum long-term performance.

About The Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2017 Innovators Awards program: The CI&M 2017 Innovators Awards program reviews and recognizes the most innovative applications of cabling and communications technology products and systems within the structured cabling industry. Platinum, Gold, and Silver Honorees were announced at BICSI’s 2017 Fall Conference in Las Vegas on Monday, September 25, 2017. Criteria used in the Innovators Awards ranking included: innovation, value, sustainability, collaboration, and impact.

About Wirewerks: Founded in 1991, Wirewerks is an industry-leading manufacturer of optical fiber and copper structured cabling systems. Built on core values of Quality, Innovation, and Integrity, Wirewerks is relentlessly customer-focused. From pre-sale project planning, to documentation and technical support, to custom product development, Wirewerks works closely with customers to deliver the best networking solutions and the best value in the industry today.

Jess Dadoun, Manager, Marketing & Communications
Wirewerks Baie-D’Urfé, Québec, Canada H9X 3P1

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