Every year beginning in October, Top 10 Technology Trends lists begin to appear in tech blogs. They’re usually fun and somewhat gadgety and from a business perspective, grease the skids for holiday shoppers to buy cool stuff for their kids. This year is a little bit different. The list we will peruse—The Intelligent Digital Mesh—is a skosh more conceptual
Welcome to the PlanetTechnologyUSA Black Friday and Cyber Monday celebration SALE.
To help our customers get an early start on their holiday celebrations, we’re holding this doorbuster savings event. For two days only [plus the weekend], PLANET is offering you 20 percent off 20 of our most popular Gigabit switches and IT Networking gear—see the list below.
These devices fly off our shelves throughout the year. This offer is just our way
While Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet Cabling are still considered by many to be excellent solutions for cabling installations, and less costly than Cat6A, there are definitely good reasons why Cat6A is a much more desirable option to support the upcoming advances in Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology.
Cost is always a driving factor when putting together a bid, and there’s
Back in January, MIT released their list of the top 10 technology breakthroughs for 2018. Ranked at number 3 is a project currently underway in a dusty section of Toronto, where the city meets the Lake Ontario waterfront
In case you’re new to networking technologies, a media converter is the sort of little device every IT networking professional should keep on hand. That is because it allows you to join different signaling formats onto one well-functioning LAN.
This technology has gone the way of its predecessors in that it has become more streamlined, smaller in size, and simpler
As we draw closer to the year 2020, one that experts look to as the IoT 20-billion-device point, it may be time to consider something. Does our approach toward the actual IoT network itself need a rethink?
Networks, in their continuing quest for greater and greater bandwidth, were originally designed to support the PC. An ecosystem that included software systems, computers,
On November 28, 2017, the HDMI Forum, Inc., announced the release of their new HDMI® 2.1 Specification. Among other things, this new version will be better supporting 4K and 8K ultra-high resolution display technologies.
Beyond the high resolution and increased frame-rates [….], more lines of communication needed to be opened up between devices sitting
What is HDMI over IP with PoE technology?
High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a transmission interface technology used for video and digital audio data sent from HDMI-compliant devices. This high-quality image transmission makes this a perfect medium for digital signage.
HDMI over IP removes complexity, interconnecting all the pieces needed to achieve high-quality digital capabilities through the
Long-reach PoE is stretching cable distances beyond the classic PoE 100m, and it’s also stretching cable choice. Twisted pair—Cat 5e, most prevelant from earlier installs, and Cat 6—no longer needs to be the only choice.
Existing coax and new installations of fiber also offer infrastructure compatible with present day PoE money-saving solutions.
PLANET now offers a new line of switches with LCD touch screen. This product line includes managed switches like the WGS-5225-8T2SV, an Industrial 8-port 10/100/1000T + 2-port 100/1000X SFP wall-mount managed switch. It comes complete with an IPv6/IPv4 dual stack management, intelligent Layer 2/Layer 4 management functions, and user-friendly interface.
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