The Lab

Educate. Demonstrate. Evaluate.

From complete data center builds and citywide security systems to industrial communication and control configurations, Anixter’s technical experts are dedicated to helping you select the right solutions. Our 4,000 square foot world-class research and educational center tests to all current standards (including ANSI/TIA/EIA 568, ISO 11801 and IEEE 802.3) and evaluates:

  • Industrial communications
  • Enterprise networks

  • Wireless solutions
  • Data centers

  • Physical security products

Anixter's Infrastructure Solutions Lab's structured cabling performance test processes have been UL verified. The Lab is the only facility of its kind to have these processes verified by UL.

What the Infrastructure Solutions Lab℠ Can Do for You
  • Demonstrate the image quality of dozens of analog and IP video surveillance cameras
  • Evaluate a network infrastructure to be sure it will successfully handle bandwidth demands
  • Determine optimal cabling solutions to support high speed data applications
  • Evaluate the latest in megapixel and high-definition camera and recording technology
  • Test solutions that integrate the logical and physical elements of a building’s data, voice, video and automation systems
  • Conduct proof of concepts
  • Reduce risk through problem solving and informed purchasing decisions

The Lab Offers