There’s currently a lot of buzz surrounding higher power PoE and the optional LP designation. Is LP designated cabling right for you? There are some important things to consider before deciding whether or not to install LP designated cabling for your next project.

The Berk-Tek Webinar: What You REALLY Need to Know About the Optional LP Designation, will discuss everything about this hot topic. Learn everything you need to know in this brief 30 minute webinar, including:

  • What is the intent of the optional LP designation?
  • How is the testing performed and who does it?
  • Will LP be included in the 2017 NEC?
  • What does the optional LP designation actually mean?
  • What is Berk-Tek's position?

WHEN: November 10, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. EST

Register: Reserve your space at this Webinar to learn all about the optional LP designation

What You REALLY Need to Know About the Optional LP Designation. Click here to register. 



Own the Link to Maximize Your Power Budget 

Ever-increasing bandwidth demand is driving changes to your network and data center. Rest assured that in the coming years, you will need more servers, more switches and more storage capacity connected at higher data rates. Using Berk-Tek's 40Gbps transceivers paired with our GIGAlite™-10XB glass, we guarantee enough power budget to support a link distance of up to 500 meters. Watch this video to learn more about how Berk-Tek can help you maximize your power budget: 

Berk-Tek Own the Link


Next Gen Wireless: What You Need to Know to Stay Ahead of the Wave 

Cellular wireless traffic continues along a five-fold expected growth pattern over the next five years. In 2015, more than 50% was offloaded onto a wireless network and the percentage expected to increase by 55% by 2020. How will this growth impact future wireless deployments and what is the industry doing to enable the future demand? This presentation will answer those questions and explain how system owners can stay ahead of the wave.
Topics to be discussed include:
  • The drivers and projected growth of wireless traffic
  • Impact of wireless growth to current deployments
  • Next generation wireless technologies
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The TEK Center


Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company and leading copper and fiber optic cabling manufacturer, introduced The TEK Center in their New Holland, PA facility. The TEK Center features over 7,000 square feet of space for customers to experience including: a working data center, an enterprise showcase, and world class application and material laboratories. Additionally, Berk-Tek has experienced networking and technical experts available to help customers select the solutions that best meet their needs. Click here to schedule a visit and to learn more about the TEK Center.


About Berk-Tek 

Berk-Tek offers over 100 different optical fiber, twisted pair copper and hybrid network cable products with guaranteed above-standards’ performance, independent verification, with state-of-the-art engineering.  Copper products range from standard Category 5e to Category 6A and optical cable with up to OM4+ fiber technology to exceed all speeds and bandwidths – from 1 to 100 Gig. 

A New Measure of Value: Expected Performance

At Berk-Tek, guaranteed means guaranteed 100% of the time. Every product Berk-Tek makes is designed to surpass their own guarantees. By combining their leading designs with outstanding manufacturing processes, the result is unmatched performance, quality and reliability. 

Innovating Excellence

Berk-Tek is constantly innovating new products based on customer feedback.  Whether it is a unique product or packaging, Berk-Tek listens to their customers. Some of their newest innovations include:

  • Berk-Tek’s latest Category 6A cable provides a reduced diameter of 0.275” with increased performance 

The OASIS warranty program offers a 15-year guarantee with OASIS partners.


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Increasing Customer Value through Berk-Tek Leviton Technologies Solutions


Berk-Tek and Leviton recently announced their strategic alliance, Berk-Tek Leviton Technologies. The combined strength of Leviton’s extensive connectivity portfolio with the leading performance of Berk-Tek’s cables creates the industry’s premier copper and fiber solutions that provide customers with a best-of-breed options for reliable and high-performance networks.  Together, Berk-Tek and Leviton deliver the highest performance, pre-terminated copper and optical fiber solutions for data centers, capitalizing on both firms’ well-known capabilities. The Berk-Tek Leviton Technologies (BLT) alliance extends beyond marketing to include product development and manufacturing as well as joint sales and support and a limited lifetime warranty.


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Berk-Tek's New OSP Extend Cat 6A and Enhanced Cat 6 Performance to Outdoor Environments


Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company and leading manufacturer of network infrastructure solutions, announces the release of two new Outside Plant (OSP) cables – Category 6A LANmark-10G OSP and Enhanced Category 6 LANmark-1000 OSP. With the addition of these products to its LAN portfolio, Berk-Tek can now support Category 5e through Category 6A outside plant and building-to-building copper cabling requirements.


           Learn more about LANmark-1000OSP                    Learn more about LANmark-10G Cat 6A OSP