Technology

Why Expanded Wi-Fi Capacity is More Personal Than You Think

Why Expanded Wi-Fi Capacity Is More Personal Than You Think

If you read our most recent article, you’re hopefully up to speed on the new end-to-end solution Qualcomm released for Wi-Fi, 802-11ax.

At least one source believes this technology will appear in products for the 2017-2018 holiday season.

While the new IEEE 802.11ax Standard isn’t altogether complete, the good news is that the days of not getting a signal or constantly ending up connected to sluggish

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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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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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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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