R&M Partners with Fluke Networks to Deliver Best-in-Class Network Infrastructures for Enterprises

Top Quote R&M's Technology Alliance Partnership Program expands further with integration of best-in-class solutions to deliver more reliable and cost-effective networks faster. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) April 15, 2014 - DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - R&M, the global Swiss developer and provider of connectivity systems for high-quality, high-performance network infrastructures, today entered into a new partnership with Fluke Networks, the world-leading provider of network test and monitoring solutions. The agreement will help the organizations combine their best-in-class technologies to significantly speed up the deployment of high-performance network infrastructures that support the ever growing IT demands of the region's booming enterprise and public sectors.

    "Both R&M and Fluke Networks are extremely well established players in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa with scores of high-profile customer references to our credit. Our leadership in the cabling and passive infrastructure arena is perfectly complimented by Fluke's expertise in network testing," said Jean-Pierre Labry, Executive Vice-President of R&M Middle East, Turkey and Africa. "Both our organizations enjoy a very strong foothold in the telecommunications, utilities, transportation, healthcare, city development and hospitality sectors and this new synergy between our brands will only deepen this market penetration."

    The combination of Fluke Networks' best-in-class testing for end-to-end systems, and R&M's leading Fiber and Copper solutions will make project planning and rollouts easier, faster, more reliable and more cost-effective. Customers can be assured of full compatibility and interoperability. Together, R&M and Fluke Networks deliver best-in-class network solutions for their mutual customers.

    Verifying interoperability
    "As a global developer of connectivity systems and trusted advisor for high-quality, high-performance networks, R&M recognizes the benefits a joint technology alliance can bring to our customers," said Jean-Pierre Labry. "The R&M Technology Alliance Program is a framework to support our Convincing Cabling Solution promise." Verifying the interoperability of R&M's offerings to meet specific requirements is a vital component of the Technology Alliance Program, which the agreement with Fluke Networks demonstrates.

    Employing these Fluke Networks products helps optimize the roll-out and installation process of the physical data center network and ensures compliance with ISO/IEC, TIA and EN standards:

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    MultiFiberô Pro: The only fiber tester that can test MPO fiber trunks without the use of fan-out† cords and thus makes R&M's MTP modules easier to test in the field. The test equipment is approved for R&M Warranty application.
    DSX-5000 CableAnalyzerô and DTX 1800 CableAnalyzerô: Copper certification test equipment approved for R&M Warranty application

    About Reichle & De-Massari (R&M)
    Reichle & De-Massari AG (R&M, www.rdm.com) develops and manufactures passive cabling solutions for communication networks. With high-quality copper and fiber optic cable products, R&M has gained the reputation of a leader in quality. The company has established its own marketing organizations in 30 countries, grouped into eight sales regions. R&M achieves around two thirds of its sales abroad. Every year the company invests 5% of sales in research and development. R&M is one of the 500 largest companies in Switzerland and currently has a workforce of over 700 employees. The company is wholly owned by the Reichle family and is run as an independent family-owned company.

    More information is available at www.rdm.com/meta

    Marketing Contact:
    Sandrine Prat
    Marketing & Communication Manager
    Regional Office- Middle East & Africa
    Reichle & De- Massari MEA
    PO Box 54281
    Dubai Airport Free Zone K09/K10
    Dubai U.A.E
    Tel: + 971 4 236 87 61
    Fax: +971 4 236 87 62
    Email: sandrine.prat ( @ ) rdm dot com

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