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What type of fiber optical cable do I need to use for the VNX5200?

I have the EMC VNX5200 and two Brocade 300 SAN switches sitting in my office. I now need to order optical cables to connect these devices. Somebody told me that they are not the standard fiber cables ...
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How to detect current media type in CLI under Windows? (DVD-RW, BD-R, etc)

How to detect current media type in CLI under Windows? (DVD-RW, BD-R, etc) I've tried with wmic cdrom get /format:list but no info about the current media type. I want to detect if the disc is a CD, ...
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How to identify/use existing fiber installation?

When my parents had their house built about 10 years ago, the wiring guy told them that he should install some fiber in the walls, saying that it would be good for future use. So there is some kind of ...
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Does orientation during storage affect CD-ROM or DVD lifespans?

Related: Does orientation affect hard drive lifespan? I have been told that optical media must be placed in the horizontal position during storage, the theory being that gravity can affect the ...