Networks

Our forums are currently in maintenance mode and the ability to post is disabled. We will be back up and running as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience!

General discussion

Locked

Understanding TIA/ISO standards for network cabling

By dave97s ·
There's an article on Siemon's website called "De-Mystifying Cabling Specifications From 5e to 7A" which explains what network cabling standards mean to networks.

Here are the currently active standards in TIA and ISO (taken from the article):

TIA Cabling Standards

Category 5e ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B.2, Commercial Building Telecommunications Standard Part 2: Balanced Twisted pair Cabling Components, 2001

Category 6 ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B.2-1, Commercial Building Telecommunications Standard Part 2: Addendum 1: Transmission Performance Specifications for 4 Pair 100 Ohm category 6 cabling, 2002

Category 6A ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B.2-10, Commercial Building Telecommunications Standard Part 2: Addendum 10: Transmission Performance Specifications for 4 Pair 100 Ohm Augmented Category 6 Cabling, pending publication

ISO Cabling Standards

Class D ISO/IEC 11801, 2nd Ed., Information technology - Generic Cabling for Customer Premises, 2002

Class E SO/IEC 11801, 2nd Ed., Information technology - Generic Cabling for Customer Premises, 2002

Class EA Amendment 1 to ISO/IEC 11801, 2nd Ed., Information technology - Generic Cabling for Customer Premises, pending publication

Class F ISO/IEC 11801, 2nd Ed., Information technology - Generic Cabling for Customer Premises, 2002

Class FA Amendment 1 to ISO/IEC 11801, 2nd Ed., Information technology - Generic Cabling for Customer Premises, pending publication

Here's link to full article:
http://www.siemon.com/us/white_papers/07-03-01-demystifying.asp

This conversation is currently closed to new comments.

Thread display: Collapse - | Expand +

All Comments

Related Discussions

Related Forums