Amphenol Launches Custom Network Patch Cable Kits for Server OEM's, Integrators & Installers –

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Simplify Data Center Intra-Rack Cabling with Amphenol Custom Cable Kits. Specify cable type (copper/optical), color, length and quantity needed per rack. Each rack-customized cable kit arrives pre-bagged, built and tested; ready to be installed on-site.

Cables on Demand, a division of Amphenol Corporation, is the web's leading destination for high performance copper and optical cable solutions for the IT/Datacenter market.  Enjoy the web's largest in-stock selection of SFP+ Cables, CX4 Cables, QSFP Cables, SAS Cables, and more. Factory direct pricing and free shipping on orders over $75.00.

Custom Cable Kits from Cables on Demand

We can leverage Amphenol's global fulfillment capabilities to support a complete staffed custom cable kitting center in close proximity to the customer. A similar operation is online today in the greater Houston area.

Amphenol, the world's second largest interconnect manufacturer, recently expanded their network and data center product portfolio to include Custom Cable Kitting Solutions through its exclusive online subsidiary, Cables on Demand ( To meet the rising demand for quick-to-deploy, cost effective, modular data center installations, Cables on Demand is offering OEM's, Integrators and Installers the ability to bundle all of their network patch cable requirements into convenient rack-sized cable kits. Each labeled and poly-bagged kit features 100% tested cable assemblies, precisely built to the end-user's exact specifications.

"Our innovative cable kitting program extends well beyond the realm of manufacturing," said Bonnie Atkinson, Director of Operations for Amphenol Cables on Demand. "We can leverage Amphenol's global fulfillment capabilities to support a complete staffed custom cable kitting center in close proximity to the customer. A similar operation is online today in the greater Houston area; providing a major OEM the flexibility to sell complete server rack solutions pre-populated with all hardware and intra-rack cabling."

According to a recent survey of data center executives and high-level IT decision makers, data center expansion remains a bright spot in today's troubled economy, with nearly 9/10 companies investing in new data center architecture. A significant proportion of those surveyed indicated that higher density rack configurations and Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) were of paramount concern. By outfitting new installations with custom cable kits specifically tailored to each rack's form factor; excess cabling can be eliminated entirely. Potential benefits include improved airflow and rack density, as well as a reduction in power losses caused by improperly terminated cables.

Rack-optimized cable kits can be customized to include nearly any combination of copper or optical cable types according to Nick Blas, Product Marketing Manager for Amphenol Cables on Demand. "By far the most popular cable kits include a mix of CAT6 patch cords in user-specified lengths, colors and jacket styles. However, the overall scope of cable products offered by Cables on Demand is far greater and includes 10G OM3 Fiber Jumpers, CX4 Cables, InfiniBand Cables, and SFP+ Direct Attach Cables. We can even accommodate 40-Gigabit links between floors or buildings up to 300 meters away with QSFP Active Optical Cables."

Amphenol Corporation ( is the second largest manufacturer of connectors and cables worldwide, comprised of over fifty industry-leading divisions including Times Fiber Communications, Times Microwave Systems, Teradyne Connection Systems, Amphenol Interconnect Products and Amphenol RF. Since 1934, Amphenol Engineers have designed innovative interconnect solutions such as the BNC and UHF connector series, SKEWCLEAR wire technology, and XCede backplane architecture.

Amphenol Cables on Demand (, launched in 2006, is Amphenol's first wholly owned subsidiary optimized for the distribution of Amphenol brand cable products online. Based in Endicott, NY, Cables on Demand offers same day shipping before 3:00PM Eastern on over 3,000 unique cable SKUs. The company's high product mix supports a vast array of applications including Network, Broadcast, Test, Instrumentation, Audio/Video, Data Storage, Clustered Computers, Prototyping, Automation, Industrial Control, WiFi, Automotive and Avionics. Cables on Demand offers discounts for OEM, Reseller, Government and Education customers, as well as Free UPS Ground Shipping on all orders over $75.00.

All Amphenol Cables on Demand products are assembled and tested to the most rigorous quality and performance standards, guaranteeing scalable trouble-free performance for years to come. Amphenol's strict dedication to RoHS ensures that products are assembled to minimize environmental impact. Customers looking for further details on Custom Cable Kitting Solutions are welcome to call Cables on Demand Toll-Free at 1-866-223-2860 or send an e-mail inquiry to

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