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

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.

best PoE adapters

How to Maintain Your PoE Cable Bundles Cool

PoE cable bundles generate heat due to the power transmission that occurs through the copper conductors of standard networking cables.  Wiring cabinets or networking sites that do not allow for proper heat dissipation can lead to cable bundles with higher-temperature cores. Cable bundles with higher temperature ranges are more likely to experience power dissipation and support


Li-Fi – Better, Faster, and Greener than Wi-Fi and Fiber Combined

Can you imagine downloading 18 1.5 Gb movies in a second, without using Wi-Fi or fiber? Technically, you can, in the laboratory environment of the University of Oxford. Researchers used Li-Fi, an LED-based wireless access technology to achieve bi-directional speeds that


New 802.3bw Ethernet Auto Standard Leaves LVDS Cables in the Dust

Ethernet is expanding its utilization beyond computer network applications and now officially occupies automobile network architectures with IEEE’s approval of the 802.3bw standard.  The 802.3bw standard specifies “100BASE-T1 – 100 Mbit/s Ethernet over a single twisted pair for automobile applications”.

Ethernet Reduces Weight And Cost

The new standard will allow for the replacement of low-voltage differential signaling

Internet of things

Why Dumb “Smart” IoT Objects Are Integral to the IoT Revolution

You’ve heard about the Internet of Things (IoT) and its unsexy relative— the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)—but you probably haven’t heard about the Internet of Useless Things.

+Rehabstudio, a digital marketing company, took notice of a number of useless gadgets at this year’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES) and dubbed the new category

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 limitation. This can limit longer range deployments but network administrators

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


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

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 or