TE News: TMC names TE Connectivity a Products of the Year Award Winner

Open Compute Project Bus Bar and Cable Assemblies Recognized for Exceptional Innovation


August 23, 2016

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Robert Brockman

TE Connectivity

Harrisburg, Pa. – August 23, 2016 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded TE’s Open Compute Project (OCP) bus bar and cable assemblies a 2016 Communications Solutions Products of the Year Award.


TE’s OCP power interconnect cable assembly solution is designed to meet the OCP power distribution architecture standard to support Cubby Three-Bay Shelf for Open Rack V2. The OCP bus bar clip and cable assembly provides a simple yet customizable plug-and-play design with a standardized platform capable of efficiently distributing 120A of power per UL and CSA criteria offering improved electrical performance. While the power interconnect cable assembly for Open Rack V2 is a standardized part, TE also has numerous cable assembly configurations available to meet unique design requirements above and beyond the standardized platform.


“TE is at the forefront of connector and cable assembly design, and this recognition underscores our commitment to delivering exceptional, standards-based data and power connectors and cable assemblies,” said Eric Himelright, vice president of product management at TE Connectivity’s Data and Devices division. “We are very happy to receive this award from TMC.”


“Congratulations to TE Connectivity for being honored with a Communications Solutions Products of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO of TMC. “TE’s OCP bus bar and cable assemblies are truly innovative and are among the best solutions brought to market in the past 12 months that facilitate business-transforming voice, data and video communications. I look forward to continued excellence from TE in 2017 and beyond.”

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as one million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; IoT Evolution Developers Conference; MSP Expo; Real Time Web Communications and more. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.

About TE

TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS.

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