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PoE Camera Systems: Is a PoE Camera Right for You?

PoE Camera Systems: Is a PoE Camera Right for You?

PoE is cheaper and more efficient than older, outdated networking systems. In fact, thanks to PoE technology, the Internet of Things (IoT) is also blowing up.

Soon, all of our cars, homes, and hotel rooms (just to name a few) will be connected through IoT technology, powered courtesy of PoE.

PoE is used to connect other devices as well, such as Wireless Access Points,

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Do You Need a PoE Injector?

Do You Need a PoE Injector?

Rather than having to painstakingly run a data cable and a power cable from a network switch to a Powered Device (PD), Power over Ethernet (PoE) saves both time and money by sending data and power over the same cable.

PoE installation is fast and cheap, especially when compared to older, outdated methods that require two separate cables – one for power, and one for data.

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3 Ethernet Cabling Alternatives

3 Ethernet Cabling Alternatives

Although WiFi is a convenient luxury – one that we’ve grown accustomed to – it certainly has its shortcomings: random dropouts, slow speeds, and limited range are all issues that must be contended with.

Ethernet cables (including PoE) are a great way to alleviate many of WiFi’s shortcomings. You can route Ethernet cables through your home or office, providing

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PlanetechPRO Lifetime Warranty

Introducing The PlanetechPRO® Limited Lifetime Warranty

Planet Technology USA has just launched a new limited lifetime warranty protection program called PlanetechPRO® offered for select industrial products. To take advantage of this protection, customers will want to understand the eligibility rules which is the purpose of this article.

To start, here are answers to some frequently asked questions:

  1. Where you can purchase PlanetechPRO® products and some necessary stipulations
  2. What products are PlanetechPRO® products
  3. How to ensure the warranty is in effect for your purchase. Your PlanetechPRO® product MUST be registered.

Planet Technology

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What type of network switch should I buy?

What Type Of PoE Switch Should I Buy?

One question we’re asked every day, is whether to go with a managed POE switch, a smart POE switch, or unmanaged POE switch? In this article, we’ll break through the complexity surrounding this decision making process.

Just as a disclaimer, we tend to recommend a managed because you gain a lot more control and flexibility over your network over the life of the switch. Things change in business,

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Our Take on Gartner's 2019 List of the Top 10 Tech Trends

Our Take on Gartner’s 2019 List of the Top 10 Tech Trends

Every year beginning in October, Top 10 Technology Trends lists begin to appear in tech blogs. They’re usually fun and somewhat gadgety and from a business perspective, grease the skids for holiday shoppers to buy cool stuff for their kids. This year is a little bit different. The list we will peruse—The Intelligent Digital Mesh—is a skosh more conceptual

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Best Deals on Planet Switches for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Best Deals on Planet Switches for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Welcome to the PlanetTechnologyUSA Black Friday and Cyber Monday celebration SALE.

To help our customers get an early start on their holiday celebrations, we’re holding this doorbuster savings event. For two days only [plus the weekend], PLANET is offering you 20 percent off 20 of our most popular Gigabit switches and IT Networking gear—see the list below.

These devices fly off our shelves throughout the year. This offer is just our way

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Cat 6A | The Future For One-Cable Installations Delivering More Power and Greater Bandwidth

Cat 6A | The Future For One-Cable Installations Delivering More Power and Greater Bandwidth

While Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet Cabling are still considered by many to be excellent solutions for cabling installations, and less costly than Cat6A, there are definitely good reasons why Cat6A is a much more desirable option to support the upcoming advances in Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology.

Cost is always a driving factor when putting together a bid, and there’s

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Why Having a Sensing City Makes Sense

Back in January, MIT released their list of the top 10 technology breakthroughs for 2018. Ranked at number 3 is a project currently underway in a dusty section of Toronto, where the city meets the Lake Ontario waterfront

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The Media Converter | A Quick Guide for The Networking Newcomer

The Media Converter | A Quick Guide for The Networking Newcomer

In case you’re new to networking technologies, a media converter is the sort of little device every IT networking professional should keep on hand. That is because it allows you to join different signaling formats onto one well-functioning LAN.

This technology has gone the way of its predecessors in that it has become more streamlined, smaller in size, and simpler

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