FOTC Members Speaking at BICSI Winter Conference

Jan 13 2017

January 13, 2017 -- Arlington, VA -- Members of the TIA's Fiber Optics Technology Consortium (FOTC) will speak at the 2017 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition, taking place at the Tampa Convention Center, January 22-26. They will present at the following sessions:

- Tuesday, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. - Best Practices for Networking Intelligent Devices: Zone Cabling and Coverage Area Planning. Valerie Maguire, Siemon, will discuss how Zone cabling is ideally suited for the convergence of voice, data, Wi-Fi & intelligent building device applications over one managed network.

- Tuesday, 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. - Infrastructure Challenges and Solutions for IoT and Intelligent Building Integration. Carol Everett Oliver, Legrand, and Farukh Aslam - Sinclair Holdings, will will define emerging IoT and Intelligent/Smart Building trends, infrastructure challenges and provide a better understanding of the solutions and standards being developed.

- Wednesday, 9:00 -10:00 a.m. - Taking Control of DC Cabling for Optimal Performance. Kamlesh Patel, CommScope discuss the growing use of cross-connect ODFs in data center main distribution areas.

- Wednesday, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Testing Parallel Optics. Ed Gastle, Viavi Solutions, will review the state of current standards and makes recommendations on best practices when installing or maintaining networks with parallel optics.

Copies of the presentations will be available on the FOTC website after the BICSI Conference.