Current Media Releases

R&M Simplifies AIM User Experience

Better Connectivity Management at the Heart of the Data Center Network

Nabil Khalil new Executive Vice-President of R&M Middle East, Turkey & Africa

In-depth knowledge for Office Cabling and Data Center markets

R&M is making networks more colorful

New Easy Line product range expands the patch cord program / Improved reliability through sophisticated shielding and Insulation Displacement Contact technology

New Application Options for Power over Ethernet

Next PoE generation with 4-pair supply offers universal application options / Examples relating to industry, building management, offices, and retail outlets / Special case of Wireless Access Points

New Website for LAN Cabling

R&M compiles specialist information regarding network technology for offices, residential and non-residential buildings, hospitals, industrial purposes, and shipbuilding / Training and certification opportunities for installers

R&M launch world’s thinnest, most flexible preterm STP cable for faster and easier installation of high-performance networks

New Trunk Cable ThinCompact Cat.6A, the most flexible customizable cabling solution on the market, meets today’s enterprise and data center requirements

How to automate a data center

New customer magazine CONNECTIONS no. 49: R&M demonstrates how to meet operational, economic, and legal requirements

Increased Heat Build-Up on Network Cables

R&M explains the new generation of Power over Ethernet (PoE) / Avoiding cable temperature increases / PoE calculator aids network planning / Tips for product selection and installation

FO Field Fiber Optic Connector Now Even More Versatile

R&M widens the range of possible applications / The high-performance field-installable connectors can now be combined with all cable types / Alternative to splicing gives installers more freedom

Mit 10 Gigabit ins Wohnzimmer

R&M zeigt an der ineltec, wie Installateure die Glasfaser zum Verbraucher bringen /
Neu: Heimverkabelungssystem HWSforte und Kupferanschlussmodul Kat. 6A EL / Gemeinsamer Auftritt mit Reichle Installation Technologies / Halle 1.1, Stand B102

R&M Develops Service Package for Network Monitoring

Support from the planning of an infrastructure management system through to operation of the R&MinteliPhy Automated Infrastructure Management System / Migration of network documentation

Ten Steps towards an Optimal IT Infrastructure

What makes up the physical infrastructure of a Data Center? How do you go about selecting the optimal system components? And what service aspects and services are available?

R&M Presents Third Sustainability Report

The Swiss cabling specialist reduces transport distances and introduces an environmental management system / Sustainability through increased efficiency

Installation and Test Guidelines

Valuable tips and tricks for installers / Practical information for products, standards, and measurement methods.

New Dimension in Network Monitoring

R&M makes the monitoring system R&MinteliPhy available for any number of ports / Display for alarms and instructions in every network cabinet

R&M HD TAP Module: Integrated, inteliPhy-ready TAP solution

R&MinteliPhy-compatible traffic access point for supervision of network and application performance

Study shows higher satisfaction amongst FTTH/B users Portugal

R&M-enabled broadband reaches 93% satisfaction level

Strong Network on the Jungfraujoch

Jungfraubahnen deploy cabling solution from R&M / Everything over Internet Protocol

Rail Traffic on Time with new Network

R&M wires new SBB operations center in Olten / Sustainable and planned to last for decades / Quick mounting technology simplifies maintenance

Network Monitoring at Remote Locations

R&M Expands the Network Management System / R&MinteliPhy 3.0 with Multi-Site Function and Geographical Data

New Levels of Excellence in Network Technology

R&M showcases current trends / Examples: Swisscom, Formula 1, IKEA, SBB and Jungfraubahnen / Cat. 6A EL module installers' new favorite / Tips for WLAN

Swisscom chooses Cat. 6A Solution from R&M for new Data Center

High Density in the Data Center in Bern-Wankdorf / High Packing Density and Flexible Infrastructure for Hybrid Delivery Bus and Central Wire Center


R&M and Virtual Instruments take infrastructure management to the next level

Powerful Infrastructure Monitoring Solution analyzes networks without degrading performance

Broad Acceptance for the new Cat. 6A EL Module of R&M

Cat. 6A EL already in Global Use / Network Technology for Offices and Buildings makes an Evolutionary Leap Forward / Mounting of the New RJ45 Connection Module is "a breeze"

R&M sees Significant Growth in 2014 and must react to the Strengthening of the Swiss Franc

In 2014, R&M achieved very positive growth of more than 7% and saw clear improvement of the EBIT margin. Following the massive appreciation of the Swiss franc, however, further measures are unavoidable in order for costs to be reduced.

When Cars, Traffic Lights, and Refrigerators Are Online ...

Digital revolution: More and More Things Connected to the Internet / New Business Field Opportunities / Cabling Must Be Safe / Interview with the R&M Head of Marketing

New Optic Fiber Patch Boxes in Drawer Design

Wetzikon, January 20, 2015. R&M combines platforms for breakout cabling and splice cabling / Custom front plates / Cost per port reduced by half

More Flexible Use of Network Infrastructure

Wetzikon, December 3, 2014. Software Defined Networking (SDN) makes control functions independent of the infrastructure / Can SDN also be controlled in complex installations? / Information from R&M about new technologies

New Generation of Compact Patch Panels from R&M

Wetzikon, 19. November 2014. Highly user-friendly solution for 24 RJ45 jacks in one height unit / Platform for Cat. 5, Cat. 6 and Cat. 6A cabling / Installation depth cut in half

Changes in Management of R&M

Wetzikon, October 24, 2014. Management team rejuvenated / Stefan Grätzer appointed as new CTO / Patrick Steiner to take over as CFO in spring 2015


Planning Aids for Smart Cities

Wetzikon, October 16, 2014. Cities worldwide are growing. For them to be able to offer healthy and environmentally-friendly living conditions, their data and communication networks are also going to have to grow. The latest issue of CONNECTIONS from Swiss cabling specialist R&M focuses on the significance of the intelligent networking of modern cities – also known as smart cities

Now available: High Performance Network Connectivity Whitepaper from R&M and Xena Networks

Wetzikon, October 8, 2014. New paper examines how changing data center workloads affect networks and performance requirements - and offers a solution.

R&M Simplifies Fiber Optic Distribution

Wetzikon, September 25. 2014. New distributor module for 19" cabinets combines splice and plug connections / Up to 1152 fiber connections in one housing / Simple mounting without tools


Göran Petre new Managing Director for R&M in the Nordics

Wetzikon, September 24, 2014. Swiss cabling specialist Reichle & De-Massari (R&M) welcomes Göran Petre as new Managing Director for the Nordics. In recent years, Göran acted successfully in several sales and marketing positions in the cabling and connectivity market for leading companies as AMP/TYCO, Knürr, TKH/VMC and Harting

R&M Unveils New Cat. 6A Module

Wetzikon, September 17, 2014 - Cat. 6A Easy Lock sets new standards in the installation of twisted copper cables / Just two components / Easy-to-install connectivity technology for 10GbE-compatible office networks

Self-assembly of Fiber Optic Connectors on Site

Wetzikon, September 4, 2014 - R&M is developing a high-end solution as an alternative to splicing and is making installers independent in the process / Now complete range with LC and SC connectors for Fiber to the Home and structured cabling systems / Assembled in less than a minute

Virtualization Revolutionizing Structure of Data Centers

Wetzikon, August 19, 2014 - Required bandwidth rising toward 100 gigabits per second / R&M provides information on new network architectures

R&M certifies Environmental Management System

Wetzikon, August 13, 2014 - Successful ISO 14001 certification / Sustainability is becoming as important as quality / Eco-audit investigates all areas of the company

Standards for Data Centers: The Current Situation

Wetzikon, July 16, 2014 - R&M explains how to plan today's data centers with an eye to the future while keeping sight of investment costs, operating expenses and reliability.

R&M Set for Success in its Anniversary Year

Wetzikon, July 8, 2014 - Sales 7% ahead of last year / 50-year anniversary / From the invention of the telephone outlet to one of the world's leading cabling specialists

Small connectors – great story: R&M

Wetzikon, June 19, 2014 - Anniversary publication "50 Years of R&M" reports on a significant era in technology and business / family company Reichle & De-Massari looking a long way into the future

R&M at Datacentres Europe 2014 in Monaco

Wetzikon, May 22, 2014 - Pioneering solutions for data centers / R&MinteliPhy / SFP+ Direct Attach Cables

R&M demonstrates 100G extended reach test

Wetzikon, 25. April 2014 - R&M successfully tested 100G transmission with 850nm laser technology over a reach of 675 meters.

New Handbook for Data Centers

Wetzikon, 9. April 2014 -R&M provides information on how to lay cables the reliable, space-saving way

R&M announces new partnership with global network test and monitoring leader Fluke Networks

Wetzikon, 2, April 2014 - R&M's Technology Alliance Partnership Program expands further with integration of best-in-class solutions.

R&M release SFP+ Direct Attach: 10G; copper cable for next-generation DCs

Wetzikon, March 25, 2014 - R&M introduces new line of small-form high speed copper assemblies to meet today’s data, energy and environmental needs

Data Centers: Who Can You Trust?

Wetzikon, March 20, 2014 - R&M takes a stand / Customer magazine describes requirements to be met by network technology consultants / Copper cabling now even easier / Surprising solution for supplying power in broadband networks

R&M guarantees 40GbE over 600m links on OM4 using Finisar QSFP+ Transceivers

Wetzikon, March 18, 2014 - First launch in R&M’s Technology Alliance Partnership Program quadruples operational length for 40G solutions and helps save up to 60%

Installation & Testing Guidelines

Wetzikon, March 13, 2014 - Valuable tips and tricks for installers / Practical handling of products, standards and measurement methods.

Well Prepared for the Anniversary Year

Wetzikon, March 6, 2014 - Rigorous strategy implementation shows signs of success / Turnover increased by 7.4% EBIT clearly back in positive zone / Positive development in all sales regions / Targeted investments in the development of new products / R&M celebrates its 50th anniversary.

R&M appoints new General Manager for Europe excluding GAS countries

Wetzikon, March 5, 2014. Network specialist Roger Keller engaged to expand market presence in Europe.

R&M strengthens its existing structured cabling business in India

Wetzikon, Bangalore, March 3, 2014, R&M acquires the business activities and  operating assets of AFS in India

CFO of the Year

Wetzikon, January 31, 2014. Martin Gasser, CFO at R&M Receives Coveted Award

R&M packs even more optic fibers in street cabinets

Wetzikon, 29, January 2014. High density platform supports up to 1728 splice connections in one outdoor distributor / Solution for the expansion of FTTH networks