Siemon has launched a new online resource dedicated to helping data center professionals get clear facts and access educational resources on critical data center infrastructure issues.

Focusing on key data center infrastructure issues such as energy consumption and cooling; high speed applications for networking and storage; cost-effective and future-proofing cabling strategies and more, an easily navigated portal to Siemon's library of in-depth data center resources. In addition to an expert panel discussion in which experts from Intel, Cisco, Aquantia, and Siemon discuss 10GBASE-T advances and their impact on the data center environment, visitors can access Siemon’s comprehensive Data Center e-book, instructional videos, webinars, customer case studies and more.

Key topics included:
  • 10GBASE-T Advancements in the Data Center
  • Reducing Data Center Power Consumption
  • Data Center Cabling Choices Beyond 10Gb/s
  • Strategies for Co-Location and Cloud for Operators and Tenants
  • Shielded Cabling Benefits
  • Data Center Cooling Best Practices
  • Point-to-Point vs. “Any-to-All” Cabling Topologies
  • Instructional data center product videos
The website,, also offers a new “Ask Carrie” feature, which allows users to have their data center questions directly answered by Siemon’s Carrie Higbie, a globally recognized data center infrastructure expert. Carrie has been in the industry for nearly 30 years, with extensive background in all aspects of networking and application development -as a consultant, project manager, Fortune 500 data center executive and college-level educator. Along with her involvement in IEEE, TIA, COMMON, ASHRAE, USGBC, WGBC, ISO, The Uptime Institute, and various other standards consortiums, Carrie’s experience delivers a uniquely broad perspective to users’ data center challenges.