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Hitachi Cable America: Why Armored Cable?

by Julie Clark on April 25, 2014

hitachi armored cableToday, network downtime due to fraying cables or rigorous installation conditions is unacceptable in any application. To preserve your network’s integrity, uptime and increase reliability, indoor/outdoor (I/O) fiber optic cables can, and should, be protected. Armoring of I/O cable adds a critical level of security and protection to the cable, and thus, your network. Join Hitachi Cable America to learn when to choose armored fiber optic indoor/outdoor cabling for your network.

Protect Your Network

The major benefits of armored fiber optic cabling come from the protection and prevention of damage both in cable installation and long-term use. Using armored I/O cabling simplifies your network: the network infrastructure can link from building to building without transitioning from indoor cable to outside plant cable (OSP) and back to indoor cable.  I/O cables can travel directly from a network room, leave the building, and re-enter a building and go directly to the next network room- with all sections protected.

In addition to the efficiency and protection that armored options offer, utilizing an armored cabling solution allows for a streamlining of infrastructure as transition points, fan-out kits and innerduct installations become unnecessary. Hitachi Cable America’s armored I/O fiber optic cable is plenum-rated, the highest electrical code rating for communication cables. This armored fiber optic cabling can go anywhere within a building, providing you with the freedom to build the network to meet your exact specifications.




Hitachi Cable America’s JIA I/O cable is a durable fiber optic cable that can withstand the elements, provide armoring against a litany of man-made hazards, be easily identifiable and provide unparalleled throughput. Since Hitachi Cable uses optical glass from Corning, the leading manufacturer of optical glass, throughput performance is exceptional. And, when used in a certified installation, Hitachi Cable’s JIA I/O cable can be covered by a lifetime warranty.

For more information regarding Hitachi Cable America, please contact your local Accu-Tech representative today.

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