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PLANET Clearance Sale

PLANET Clearance | A Great Time to Stock up on Networking Gear

Whether you’re an installer, an IT admin, or just a homeowner ready to get started on a few projects around the house, our PLANET clearance sale is the perfect opportunity to pick up excellent networking devices at deep discounts.

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Why Your Network Needs a 24-Port Managed PoE Switch

Why Your Network Needs a 24-Port Managed PoE Switch

When you’re researching PoE switches, you’ll inevitably come to a crossroads. Do you choose managed or unmanaged switches?

The choice is really quite simple. A Managed Switch is always better.

Why? Security features for starters. They allow administrators visibility and control. But the benefits don’t stop there. Managed

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External PSU Label Quick guide

The Quick Guide to Understanding External PSU Labels

Like any other piece of equipment, external Power Supply Units (PSUs) can wear out. A good power supply is foundational to proper care of your IT network, allowing each device to operate at highest efficiency. A poor unit, or one that is mismatched in terms of wattage, can prematurely wear out the equipment that attaches to it.

Expensive, however, does not necessarily mean good or high quality.

So

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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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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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Discover our Full Suite of 802.3bt Ultra PoE (60W) Products

Seeking for PoE output greater than 802.3at’s 30-watt limitation?

We’re introducing a new suite of products that can feed up to 60 watts of output power. Now you can power the projects that 802.3at simply can’t.

When the 802.3at standard was introduced in 2009, the standard addressed the need for higher power requirements. However, the flexibility of PoE (Power over Ethernet) has proven far more versatile and has raised interest in yet another higher powered

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Ethernet switch with built-in extender

How to Extend Ethernet without Additional Equipment

Did you know that you no longer have to rely on Ethernet extenders to bypass Ethernet’s standard 100-meter limitation? What if there was a networking solution that allowed you to deploy networking devices without additional equipment?

PLANET has now integrated a new “Extend” operation mode into two of their switches allowing network administrators to deploy PoE beyond the standard 100m limitation

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IP Surveillance Installation

Common Ethernet Extender Caveats in IP Surveillance Camera Installations

As IP surveillance cameras and network video recorders (NVR) continue to improve, the demand for extended high-data-rate transmission with minimum data loss has become increasingly important in IP CCTV networks.  Due to Ethernet’s standard 100-meter limitation, many network installers and system integrators rely on Ethernet extender solutions to deploy IP surveillance networks

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Bypass Ethernet Limitation with Our Coax and UTP Lines

Bypass the standard 100 Ethernet limitation with our new line of Long Reach PoE Extenders. These Ethernet extenders provide the flexibility of extending Ethernet links via existing coaxial, UTP, twistedpair cable or telephone wires. Achieve up to 1,000m distances with our LRP—101C-Kit which includes an extender and injector (LRP-101Ch and LRP-101CE).

Seamlessly connect 802.3af/at

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