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Wirewerks honored with Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2018 Platinum Innovators Award.

Wirewerks honored with Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2018 Platinum Innovators Award

Wirewerks’ NextSTEP™ Fiber Management System earns a total of 4 individual Innovators Awards.

San Antonio, TX – September 12th, 2018. – 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 earned a total of four individual Innovators Awards in this year’s competition, including a top-level Platinum Award, two Gold-level Awards and one Silver-level Award. NextSTEP Technology is a highly innovative system that represents the evolutionary next step in fiber management – the logical next step that combines fiber patching, distribution, splicing, splitter, DWDM, MPO, and 40/100GbE functionality into a fully integrated, modular, scalable management system for virtually any passive optical fiber networking application.

“We are extremely proud of the ingenuity and creativity found in NextSTEP’s industry-exclusive new features. ”
Jais Cohen, President of Wirewerks

We believe that this recognition will be a meaningful differentiator for NextSTEP customers in our targeted Data Center, Enterprise LAN, and Broadband/MSO 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 2018 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 2018 CI&M Innovators Awards Honorees are featured in the November Issue of Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine as well.