Excel to Blow Away the Competition

Excel has Partnered with Prysmian to offer their Sirocco® Blown Fibre Solution

Excel Networking Solutions, the copper and optical cabling infrastructure provider, has signed an agreement to offer the Sirocco® Blown Fibre Solution from market leaders Prysmian Cables & Systems, and it will now be offered alongside the Excel structured cabling system.

The Sirocco® Blown Fibre System provides a simple solution to manage evolving network demands without the need for high initial capital expenditure or extensive network planning. Sirocco® enables optical networks to adapt to changing business requirements. Sirocco® allows optical fibres to be deployed on demand from one point of a network to another (internal or external) using compressed air to blow optical fibre into pre-installed tubes.

The flexibility offered by blown fibre solutions can substantially minimise today’s network build costs.  With the many uncertainties in the market, such as future trends in technology, demand from customers, people movement and financial confidence, Sirocco® can provide a flexible, low total life cost and ‘peace of mind’ solution.

Commenting on the partnership, Simon Robinson, Excel Product Manager, says, “We are delighted with this recent signing; the Sirocco® range from Prysmian perfectly complements the Excel copper product portfolio.  This, combined with our recent introduction of the RiT EPV Intelligent Infrastructure Management System, means we can now offer customers the complete solution to suit any installation requirement.”

Robinson continues, “The Excel cabling system is one of the most comprehensive solutions available in the market today. With independent verification from test houses Delta and ETL together with our 25 year product and application warranty, customers are guaranteed a quality solution.”

Prysmian is a leading player in the industry of high-technology cables and systems for energy and telecommunications.  The Prysmian Group is a truly global company with sales that exceeded 3.7 billion Euros in 2009.   With its two business divisions, Energy Cables and Systems (cables and systems for underground and submarine power transmission and for underground power distribution) and Telecom Cables and Systems (optical cables and fibres and copper cables for video, data and voice transmission), Prysmian boasts a global presence with subsidiaries in 39 countries, 56 plants in 24 countries, 7 Research & Development Centres in Europe, USA and South America, and 12,000 employees. The widespread and diverse geographical distribution of its manufacturing facilities enables Prysmian to respond to the varying requests and requirements of customers and the market with the utmost speed.