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SignalTEK® II Named to List of Top Thirty Technology Innovations of 2012 by Security Sales & Integration Magazine

SAN DIEGO, CA, December 10, 2012 – IDEAL Industries Networks, the networking technology division of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., announced today that its SignalTEK II Qualifier has been named one of the Top 30 Technology Innovations of 2012 by Security Sales & Integration magazine.

"IDEAL is proud to be recognized as an innovative company that provides unique productivity enhancing products through superior user experiences for video surveillance installation and troubleshooting technicians worldwide," said Richard Jones, Director of Sales & Marketing-Networks US, IDEAL Industries Networks. "We at IDEAL Industries Networks continuously challenge ourselves to find better ways to connect people to information; our SignalTEK II being named to the Top 30 list is proof that those efforts are paying off for our customers."

Products named to the coveted Top 30 awards are hand-picked by Security Sales & Integration experts as the most noteworthy devices introduced that year, resulting in an industry-leading list of ingenious hardware designs, cutting-edge software and labor-saving installation tools.


The IDEAL SignalTEK II Qualifier is a cost-effective alternative to traditional cable certifiers. SignalTEK II generates IEEE 802.3ab full bi-directional 10/100/1000 Megabit Ethernet load tests for copper or fiber cabling installations to ensure they are capable of supporting bandwidth-heavy Voice, Data, Video (VDV) and IP-based video surveillance applications. SignalTEK II then generates XML based report documentation verifying correct network design and installation.

SignalTEK II offers cost effective alternative to LAN Cable Certifiers not requiring full TIA or ISO/IEC certifications and is the only qualifier that tests through switches and is Gigabit, IPv.6 and POE+ compatible.

For more information about IDEAL Industries Networks SignalTEK II, visit www.idealindustries.com/products/datacomm/testers/signaltek2.jsp.


Headquartered in San Diego, CA, IDEAL INDUSTRIES NETWORKS is an innovative manufacturer of Hand Held Network Testers deployed in LAN Installation, LAN Management and WAN Access. Its mission is to deliver testing solutions that meet the key needs of the IT professional including accelerating the testing process, improving accuracy of overall results, and ultimately to save businesses time, money and manpower over other methods of testing. For more information about IDEAL Industries Networks products, visit www.idealindustries.com/products/datacomm.

IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been serving the electrical industry since 1916. IDEAL is one of the world's leading manufacturers of professional quality tools and supplies serving installation professionals in the construction, maintenance, data communications and original equipment manufacturing industries. Visit www.idealindustries.com for more information.

Editorial Contacts:

Lynn Roberts
IDEAL Networks, US

Dan O’Connell
O’Connell Communications, Inc.

©2012 IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. All rights reserved. All products and names mentioned are the property of their respective owners. While IDEAL has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, product specifications, configurations, prices, system/component/options availability are all subject to change without notice.

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