Belden has announced that it has signed an agreement with WESCO International, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, which is effective immediately, WESCO has become a Preferred Distribution Partner for Belden’s extensive range of IBDN® and FiberExpress® cabling systems and advanced optical fiber cables, designed specifically to meet the needs of mission-critical data management and enterprise networking communities.

Speaking on behalf of Belden, Paul Turner, Vice President Sales & Marketing for the EMEA region, said: “Our agreement with WESCO complements our existing partner base in the UK. We know that customers choose WESCO for their ability to serve the market with the best products available today and they will now have even more choice as they gain access to the full range of Belden structured cabling solutions.” Mr. Turner added: “This move underlines Belden’s aspirations to grow in the UK. Our strategy is to work with the best in the business. WESCO is one of the country’s premier distribution partners in the data centre market and this partnership will help to strengthen our position in the UK.”

Les Kebler, Group Vice President and General Manager of International, WESCO, said: “Belden has a very solid international reputation in the Data Centre and Structured Cabling sectors. We are delighted to be able to add Belden’s IBDN range to our extensive infrastructure product offering in the UK. With projects becoming more complex, WESCO’s ability to continue to provide first-rate products, services and support for installations will be of considerable benefit to customers.”

Be certain with Belden full cabling infrastructure solutions
Data Centres require energy efficient, secure, uninterrupted availability and high-quality performance of computing, storage, networking and communications resources.
To meet these needs, Belden has designed highly-flexible, highly-manageable structured cabling systems that provide the durability to ensure superior networking performance, reliability and availability, the stability to outlast two to three generations of active equipment.
Belden full cabling infrastructure solutions meet today’s most pressing Data Centre efficiency issues: efficiently cooling the IT load, managing the use of power, and optimizing the use of available space. Belden’s unique systems approach helps customers around the globe maximize processing capacity while minimizing the impact on the Data Centre footprint and operational costs.

At a time when performance and costs are both key requisites, the Belden IBDN® System 10GXis the only choice of solution, offering the IT professional and the facility manager a number of cost-effective cable management and connectivity options, with no compromise in performance and the total mitigation of risk and maximized return on investment; representing the only choice of solution.


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