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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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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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5 Simple Solutions to Setup PoE Video Surveillance

5 Simple Solutions to Setup PoE Video Surveillance

Smart businesses aren’t built in a day and neither are their workspaces, unless your customer has deep pockets of course.

For budget minded companies and homeowners however, small steps can transform both work and home environments quickly. Automated systems help make workplaces safer, less expensive, more efficient and healthier for employees.

One of the easiest first steps to take when heading

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Ethernet

17 Neat Cable Bundles That Will Delight Your OCD

Unruly Ethernet cables not only make troubleshooting more difficult, but they can also pose a fire hazard as they can decrease heat dissipation in a networking environment. But when properly organized, networking cables can make for marvelous displays of artwork (and showcase very patient IT personnel). Whether you opt for the traditional blue and yellow networking cables, or are

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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

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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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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

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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

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famous tech quotes

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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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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