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CAT5E vs. Cat6 Vs Cat7

Demystifying Ethernet Types— Difference between Cat5e, Cat 6, and Cat7

Ethernet represents the plumbing pipes of the Internet. Many network installers and system integrators are familiar with Cat5e and Cat6 cables with RJ45 connectors. But the term “Ethernet”, co-invented by Robert Metcalfe, encompasses an entire range of

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23 Perceptive Tech Quotes About Information Technology

There’s no denying that technology has helped advance the human race, but technology can also amplify the negative aspects of human nature. Information Technology, more than any other invention of our time, has had a profound impact on nearly every aspect of our lives.

The following tech quotes will reveal why many great historical and contemporary figures harbor mixed feelings towards Information

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Industrial Ethernet Extender

How To Extend Ethernet Reach Using an Industrial Ethernet Extender

Power over Ethernet facilitates the deployment of network applications in locations that do not have electrical circuitry. With the ability to transfer data and power, PoE technology makes it possible to deploy a network in virtually any location. The only downside to PoE is that it comes with a standard 100-meter

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DIKW Pyramid

How the Ethernet Alliance is Preparing Data Centers for Information Overload

Every online purchase, every e-mail you send, every photo you upload to social media contributes to the 5 exabytes of information we collectively upload to the internet every 2 days. As we leave behind external storage options in favor of cloud solutions, our perception of data becomes less tangible. But the virtualization of information merely dislocates your data to data farms

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802.3bt

PoE Revamp—802.3bt to Relay 100 Watts of PoE Power

IEEE’s 802.3at Power over Ethernet (PoE) standard helps network installers connect higher powered network applications that require up to 25.5 watts of power. But a new PoE standard, 802.3bt, is promising to deliver up to 100 watts of power to powered devices.

The 802.3bt standard has been in the works since 2013 and finalization is expected to occur on 2017. Even though IEEE has yet to finalize

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PoE lighting

How PoE is Revolutionizing LED Lights in Smart Homes and Offices

Energy-efficiency has driven the evolution of the light bulb, but the next iteration of the light bulb will launch it into the Era of the Internet of Things (IoT). As LED lights slowly replace compact fluorescent lights (CFL’s) due to greater energy-efficiency,

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Smart Home Devices

Home Sweet Smart Home—7 Must Have Smart Home Devices

Looking to transform your home into a Smart Home?

Before you purchase your smart home devices, ensure that you select a standard that is interoperable with several manufacturers and that will not interfere with your Wi-Fi devices.

Which smart home automation standard should I choose?

We recommend utilizing the Z-Wave

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Smart Home

How Many Ways Can You Segment the Smart Home Market?

Transparency Market research forecasts that the Global Home Automation market will reach 16.4 billion by 2019.  Current home automation gadgets promise to give users the ability to monitor their homes or turn off appliances for example, from the convenience of their smartphone.

It’s not surprising that luxury homes will experience one of the highest rates of penetration for smart home technologies.

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IOT-Infographics

How much Data Will The Internet of Things (IoT) Generate by 2020?

The Internet of Things (IoT) has exploded over these past three years, and according to Gartner research, 25 billion connected “things” will be connected to the Internet by 2020. With the influx of smart technology, IPV6 will provide enough IP addresses to more than sufficiently cover the evolving digital life of consumers. The Smart Homes sector alone is predicted to be a $490 billion market.

But

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FTTP Deployment

Versa Technology Upgrades to Fiber Broadband

Versa Technology upgraded their broadband to fiber technology. Take a sneak peek into our new Fiber to The Premises (FTTP) deployment!

Relics of the Past

Loading coils used to reside in these telecom manholes.  Unfortunately, these loading coils used to interfere with DSL signals and had to be uprooted by Internet Service Providers (ISP). Verizon spent millions of dollars uprooting the loading coils after having bought

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