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​Eliminate Damage to Cable Wires with VELCRO® Brand Tapes and Straps

February 13, 2019 19 Views No comments

If you’re an IT professional working on optimizing your organization’s data infrastructure, cabling is one area you should never neglect. Beyond the usual tasks like organizing and bundling, it’s also important to pay close attention to the physical state of your cables. An entire host of problems, from the annoying to the dangerous, can often be traced back to damaged cabling. What can you do to mitigate the chances of these issues occurring? In many cases, it’s easier than you’d think. Cable management solutions like VELCRO® Brand Tapes and Straps from FASTENation can help protect your cables from damage. In this article, we’ll show you how and why.

​7 Fun and Practical Ways to Implement VELCRO® Brand Circles

February 11, 2019 17 Views No comments

It’s time to get tiny. For over 20 years, FASTENation has supplied master-quality fasteners from the original creators of hook-and-loop technology: the never-duplicated VELCRO® Brand. Now we want to shine the spotlight on one of our favorite products from them: the small-but-mighty VELCRO® Brand Circles on a Roll. These circles provide the classic VELCRO® Brand grip strength, but their small size and low profile make them ideal for home, hobby, and office projects. We’ve put together some of our favorite ideas for them—read on for inspiration!

​IT System Organization for Your Data Center: Essential Tips and Tricks

January 24, 2019 96 Views No comments

The role of the data center has changed considerably since the advent of Amazon Web Services and other cloud-based computing solutions. However, data centers are far from obsolete in the corporate world. According to one survey, 70 percent of enterprise computing workloads still ran in on-site corporate data centers as of 2016. Organizations of every size continue to prize the control, stability, and independence that comes with having their own data centers.

​A Beginner's Guide to Using VELCRO® Brand Hook and Loop Tape

January 18, 2019 99 Views No comments

Hook and loop tape is one of life’s little shortcuts that we almost take for granted sometimes. But when you’re taking on your most important projects, whether personal or professional, you always want to work with the right materials for the job. To be sure that you’re getting the very best, FASTENation recommends the incomparable versatility, strength, and durability of VELCRO® Brand Hook and Loop Tape. It’s the original and the best—and, what’s more, it comes with the biggest variety of options. FASTENation offers a huge variety of VELCRO® Brand Hook and Loop fasteners. In this article, we’ll do a brief run-down of some of our most popular options. Thanks to VELCRO® Brand’s many different materials and designs, there’s a hook and loop product for almost every application!

​Product Spotlight: Why We Love VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP®

January 15, 2019 77 Views No comments

Organizing and maintaining equipment cables isn’t most people’s idea of a glamorous task. Nonetheless, it’s incredibly important to keep your cables in good order to ensure that your server room, AV system, or other electronic equipment functions correctly. What’s more, cable management is actually a great example of “form following function.” When your cables are bundled, organized, and well-protected, your system doesn’t just look great—it’s easier to work with, as well!

​A Buyer's Guide to Purchasing VELCRO® Brand Straps

January 11, 2019 114 Views No comments

VELCRO Brand Strap

When you’re crafting, organizing or decorating, you might find that you need a strap or two to help hold things together. VELCRO® Brand straps are an excellent choice for the quality-focused shopper who needs a versatile, reusable fastening solution for a wide range of applications, from helping to keep all your computer or audio cords neat and organized to securing drapes in your home.

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