DEWALT tools and accessories up to 45% off, deals from $13

Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily. Today only, as part of its Special Buy of the Day, Home Depot is offering up to 45% off DEWALT tools and accessories. Free shipping is available for all and the deals start at $13. Our top pick is the DEWALT Atomic 3-tool Kit for $229. As a comparison, it carries nearly $350 worth of value but typically goes for around $300. Today’s deal is the second-best offer we’ve tracked to date. This bundle includes both a drill and driver, plus multiple batteries, and a circular saw. A wall charger and carrying case round out the list of notable inclusions. Rated 4.6/5 stars. You can dive into the entire sale here or hit the jump for additional top picks. Those looking to go all-in this spring will want to consider this 4-tool ToughSystem with multiple drill and drivers, plus extra batteries, and more for $399. Originally, you would’ve paid $779 for each of these tools individually. On top of two drills and drivers, you’ll also get a circular saw and an oscillating tool. Rated 4.7/5 stars. Building out a toolbox for the first time? Check out o...

AFL offers ASCEND fiber networking platform for high-density data centers

AFL has used this week’s BICSI Winter Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, FL, to launch the ASCEND family of fiber housings, cassettes, and assemblies for high-density data center applications. The ASCEND line offers flexibility, functionality, and ease-of-use, AFL says. AFL has used this week’s BICSI Winter Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, FL, to launch the ASCEND family of fiber housings, cassettes, and assemblies for high-density data center applications. The ASCEND line offers flexibility, functionality, and ease-of-use, AFL says. The ASCEND fiber housings come in 1RU, 2RU, and 4RU sizes to serve requirements for up to 144, 288, and 576 fibers, respectively. The housings’ front and back doors are hinged on the bottom, and back of the housing cover is removable for better access to fiber-optic connector interfaces. Routing rings at the front of the trays makes routing patch cords, easy, secure, and organized, AFL asserts. The cassettes that populate these housings are designed to offer a wide range of options, according to AFL. These include BASE-8 to BASE-24 for both single-mode fiber and multi-mode fiber applications. These include applications ranging from patch-th...