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Legrand | Ortronics Introduces Clarity High Density Copper Solutions

Maximize your cable density, reduce your footprint

HD Copper jacks

NEW LONDON, Conn., April 3, 2012Legrand | Ortronics, a global leader in high performance network infrastructure solutions, is proud to introduce our newest high density Clarity jack and panel products. Clarity High Density Jack solutions solve copper density challenges without sacrificing performance.

Ortronics new high density jacks (HDJ) incorporate patent-pending mechanical and electrical advancements, providing greater headroom, as well as a new termination mechanism for easier termination that eliminates errors and reduces labor costs. A new slide-lock assists with quicker installations, while locking the jack firmly in place.

Ortronics smaller HDJ jack footprint allows up to 48 ports of premium Category 6a, 6 or 5e performance in 1 rack unit panel. The new high density jack and panel series require less rack and floor space, reducing real-estate costs. Ortronics HDJ patented, recessed angled modular patch panels combine with Ortronics vertical cable managers to provide up to quadruple the density as standard panels with horizontal cable managers.

The greater rack unit density, made possible with the smaller jack footprint, is supported by Ortronics superior cable management products that have been optimized for cable protection and proper airflow as part of the Layer Zero® solution. This system is ideal for applications like data centers, distribution areas (TIA-942 Standard) or limited space, high density environments.

Clarity High Density Copper solutions are supported by Layer Zero. Layer Zero is the proposed infrastructure layer for the ISO/OSI model introduced by Legrand | Ortronics. Layer Zero - the Infrastructure Layer - addresses the critical role that the physical infrastructure plays in network performance. Layer Zero solutions encompass the entire physical infrastructure that supports your network, including advanced cable management, pathway solutions, under-floor and overhead systems, aisle containment, racks and cabinets.

For more information on the Ortronics Clarity High Density Copper Solutions click

Editorial Contact and Photos:
Debbie Harris, Marketing Communications Manager
Legrand | Ortronics, 125 Eugene O'Neill Drive, New London, CT 06320
Direct Tel: 860-405-2837, Fax: 860-405-2972

Background for Editors:
Legrand | Ortronics (, headquartered in New London, Connecticut, USA, is a global leader in high performance network infrastructure solutions, offering a complete range of Category 5e, 6 and 6a copper, fiber optics and Layer Zero™ physical support solutions, including Cablofil® wire mesh cable tray and Wiremold® pathways.

About Legrand:
Legrand is the global specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks where people live and work. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for suppliers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth. Legrand reported sales of $5.7 billion in 2010. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of products that includes Cablofil, Electrorack, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is listed as LR.PA on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the SBF120, FTSE4Good, MSCI World and ASPI. In 2010, Legrand was added to the DJSI as well (ISIN code FR0010307819).