Black Box Wins Two Data Center Excellence Awards

Lockable CATx Patch Cables and Server Cabinets Recognized

PITTSBURGH--()--Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX), a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) has recognized two Black Box networking products for its 2014 Data Center Excellence awards presented by InfoTech Spotlight. The awards honor the most innovative and enterprising infrastructure, cabling and hardware solutions for the data center.

The Elite Cabinet family gives IT professionals the ability to customize data center enclosures to their exact specifications. With more than 90 sizes and options, there are thousands of cabinet configurations possible. Customers can choose from heights ranging from 24U to 45U, as well as a multitude of doors, panels, depths, rails, cooling options and more. Elite Cabinets adapt to nearly any application, whether it's a high-airflow cabinet for a data center or a small, secure cabinet for an office. For more information, visit http://www.blackbox.com/go/Elite.

GigaTrue CAT6A and CAT6 and GigaBase CAT5e are families of premium patch cables that give users three levels of security depending on the optional Locking Pin used. The patch cables are guaranteed for life and provide performance from 350-MHz to 650-MHz, well beyond TIA standards. For more information, visit http://www.blackbox.com/3Series.

“Having TMC recognize two Black Box products for Data Center Excellence is quite an honor,” says Gina Dickson, Director of Global Product Management for North America Products. “It points to Black Box’s commitment to provide IT professionals the best solutions for challenging data center issues.”

“Black Box has displayed its commitment to quality and innovation in the development of the data center industry,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I look forward to witnessing continued excellence from Black Box and their efforts toward improving the future of the data center industry.”

The full list of winners is available on the TMC web site.

About Black Box

Black Box is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers build, manage, optimize and secure their IT infrastructure. Black Box delivers high-value products and services through its global presence and 4,000 team members. To learn more, visit the Black Box Web site at http://www.blackbox.com.

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 1.5 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.

Black Box® and the Double Diamond logo are registered trademarks, and Elite, GigaBase and GigaTrue are trademarks, of BB Technologies, Inc.

Contacts

Black Box Corporation
Timothy C. Huffmyer, 724-873-6788
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
pr@blackbox.com

Release Summary

Black Box Wins Two Data Center Excellence Awards.

Contacts

Black Box Corporation
Timothy C. Huffmyer, 724-873-6788
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
pr@blackbox.com