Most Common Network Termination Usage Statistics

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Aug 09, 2017

How do integrators decide which brand of patch panel or keystone jack to buy?

140+ integrators told IPVM which manufacturers they trust and what factors affect their choice of network termination equipment.

Here are the overall statistics:

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  • "******* - *********** *** **** ** ***."
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Customer **********

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Comments (7)

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