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CommScope reveals next-gen SYSTIMAX 2.0 connectivity portfolio
Thu, 1st Feb 2024

CommScope, known internationally as a leading name in network connectivity, has unveiled the new generation of its SYSTIMAX building and data centre connectivity portfolio. These enhancements, referred to as the SYSTIMAX 2.0, offer customers the latest solutions in structured cabling, designed to tackle both current and future challenges.

The need for reliable technological infrastructure is becoming increasingly apparent due to an intensification of technological disruption and operational demands within buildings, data centres, and across campuses. CommScope's SYSTIMAX portfolio has a long-standing history of almost four decades, during which it has steered the strategic trajectory of tomorrow's network technologies. SYSTIMAX solutions have exceeded the standards of enterprise connectivity with their innovative approaches to how building, data centre, and campus networks operate. The newly introduced SYSTIMAX 2.0 inherits this legacy by capitalising on CommScope's established reputation for performance and reliability in the fields of copper, fibre, and network intelligence.

Luc Adriaenssens, Vice President of Enterprise Product Management and R&D at CommScope, noted that SYSTIMAX 2.0 enhancements are a step towards catering to future customer needs through continuous technological innovation, superior performance and reliability, assured application functionality, and unparalleled support on a global scale.

The SYSTIMAX 2.0 portfolio includes two new solutions: the GigaSPEED XL5 technology and the new VisiPORT solution. The GigaSPEED XL5 technology is a multi-patented solution designed for customers looking to transition from 1 Gbps copper to 10 Gbps copper gradually. This technology supports applications like multigigabit backhaul connectivity for advanced wireless access points by supporting 2.5/5 gigabit Ethernet applications in 4-connector, 100m channels with bundled cables.

The VisiPORT solution is an automated copper and fibre port status and capacity monitoring system designed to enhance efficiency, decrease errors and negate the need for ongoing database maintenance. It detects and provides alerts on unexpected or unapproved patching activity. The VisiPORT solution was thoughtfully designed for easy deployment and instantaneous provision of port status and port capacity information, depending on user-defined thresholds for action.

Additionally, CommScope is unveiling enhanced capabilities within its SYSTIMAX Assurance program. This includes premium 24/7 live technical support backed by 80+ Systems Engineering teams around the world and over 10,000 SYSTIMAX-certified partners in 130 countries. The Assurance program also offers a 25-Year Product Extended Warranty and Application Assurance among other benefits.

At the core of the SYSTIMAX 2.0 experience are flagship solutions incorporating fibre, intelligence, edge architectures and copper portfolio. These key components will guide customers towards successful network evolution. Moreover, the SYSTIMAX 2.0 program provides complete solutions based on core pillars that include fibre and copper structured cabling solutions, network intelligence, edge, and extended distance solutions, and customer support. These pillars offer unparalleled solutions, providing customers with more options to meet their evolving network needs.