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802.11ax Wi-Fi

802.11ax Wi-Fi Expansion Elevates User Experiences

Ever had an iphone? Remember iOS8? Remember the good ol’ days when your battery would only last half of a workday?

In large part, those battery issues were caused by iphones repeatedly attempting to connect to overcrowded Wi-Fi networks.

Granted you could have put it into Airplane Mode, but that would have rendered it useless for basic functionality like texting or receiving phone calls.

Thankfully

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How IoT Adoption Helps B2B Companies Improve the World

How IoT Adoption Helps B2B Companies Improve the World

Current estimates show companies spending close to $5 Trillion on the Internet of Things (IoT) over the next 5 years.

If future spending weren’t already enough to get you interested, consider the fact that IoT technology is already being adopted far and wide.

In fact, 451 Research (an IT research and advisory company) found that over two-thirds of respondents were

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How to Choose The Best PoE Cabling

How to Choose The Best PoE Cabling

When it comes to Ethernet cable, you get what you pay for. In a recent article, Networkworld reported on poor quality Cat5e and Cat6 cabling purchased through Amazon. This just goes to show that even reliable providers like Amazon can occasionally slip.

Apparently this particular cable had a cheap vinyl jacket and poorly stranded aluminum conductors. Oops!

If you’re new to Ethernet installs, you

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5 Reasons to Install PoE Lighting

5 Major Reasons To Upgrade Lighting Systems with PoE

Uniting Power and Data over Ethernet cabling is becoming increasingly popular. So popular in fact, that one research study estimates revenue from LED Lighting Systems alone will reach $3.77B by the year 2025.

Grand View Research, a U.S. based market research and consulting company, points to the increasing availability

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Top 8 Features when buying an Autonomous Car

Top 8 Features to Consider When Purchasing an Autonomous Car

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced two weeks ago that a sizeable chunk of the discussion at CES International 2017 would center on the Autonomous Car. Suffice to say they were on to something.

Data shows that Gen Z Millennial consumers are particularly interested, and with good reason

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2017 Network Switch Trends

Predictions: 2017 Trends in Network Switch Technology

2017 is just around the corner, and it’s going to be a big year for network infrastructure. In particular, POE is looking to make increasingly large waves, and the age of the network switch is here.

Today, we’ll take a look at some of the top trends you can expect to see in 2017 regarding network infrastructure and equipment. Consider it a snapshot of what the year 2017 will hold for businesses

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PoE Switches to Invest in for 2017

POE Switches You Need to Invest in for Growth in 2017 [Infographic]

Investors are getting ready for a 2017 boom. Stock market bulls are already kicking out of their shoots with record three-week highs in November and December.

With growth on the horizon and consumer confidence rising, businesses are starting to prepare for expansion. What’s more, expansion is also a hot topic for consumers as well.

Homes will be smarter in 2017 as more and more technology comes

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10 n00bie IT Tips

The 10 Commandments for N00B IT Professionals

Ahhhhh information technology. The IT industry has positive employment projections and lots of room for vertical advancement. It’s a great industry to get involved in, and the perfect time to do so.

As more and more of our devices become “smart” and connected, the demand for knowledgeable help is only going to rise in the coming years.

Furthermore, the work is dynamic and forwards-looking

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Troubleshooting Your Way To A Perfect Wireless Access Point

Ever been out and about and tried connecting to public Wi-Fi? Ever had trouble connecting or experienced horrible connectivity after getting logged in?

I suppose a better question would be: who hasn’t?

Sadly, this happens all too often. But it doesn’t have to be this way! With just a few simple troubleshooting steps, it’s all too easy to eliminate the problems outlined in this article.

We’ll

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PoE Rising- The Need for Speed and the End of 1-Gig Ethernet Dominance

PoE Rising: The Need for Speed and the End of 1-Gig Ethernet Dominance

A year or so back, an impressive alliance of industry experts including Cisco, Aquantia, Freescale and Xilinx, foresaw the need for faster Ethernet speeds.

But there was a problem.

The cost of jumping from 1Gbps to 10Gbps was too prohibitive. Recabling is expensive and cumbersome. They all wanted to find a better solution.

So they put their heads together and developed an intermediate step–the

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