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U.S. Government Brings Internet Connectivity Up To Speed in the Education Sector

Internet connectivity in our schools currently lags behind in comparison to countries like South Korea where all schools currently enjoy high speed connectivity. South Korea even plans to phase out textbooks by 2016.

In an effort to modernize internet connectivity in under-funded classrooms, The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to invest $2 billion over the next two years to


ICS West 2014

Thank you for making ICS West a success! You got an exclusive sneak peek at NEW Planet Technology surveillance equipment

This year at ICS West, hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada, Planet Technology revealed it’s latest surveillance equipment. If you were at the event, you might have had the opportunity to stumble across our Planet booth (#27099). Since PlanetechUSA is the leading US distributor for Planet Technology equipment, we were pleased to showcase new Planet surveillance equipment.

Planet Technology featured


IEEE 802.3bt: Power over Ethernet Goes Even Further

Today, Power over Ethernet effectively powers over 100 million end devices which are deployed in various applications including IP phones or wireless access points. With the technology’s limited power provision, PoE does have limitations, but that is all going to change. The introduction of the brand new IEEE 802.3bt PoE standard doubles and possibly can even triple the amount of power


IEEE New Power Over Ethernet Platform

IEEE officially announced the launch of three projects and an efficient connection platform to expand the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet standard. IEEE is currently making modifications to the base standard to allow for the expansion of the capabilities of the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet standard. The organization is working to meet the requirements of industries all around the world and to meet demand


Power Levels within a Power over Ethernet Standard

Network administrators have a variety of Power over Ethernet standards to meet their networking demands. The power levels within the IEEE 802.3af and 802.3at PoE standards feature a variety of classes. These classes include four levels: zero through three. The IEEE 802.3at standard includes an extra fifth class. These


IPX-2100 Ethernet Switch Solution for Small to Medium Businesses

The IPX-2100 IP PBX telephony system from Planet Technology is an innovative and unique system for small to medium sized businesses. The system features state of the art technology and is SIP based to better serve various business communications. The IPX-2100 PBX system has the ability to accept 100 user registrations and manage a complete over IP system user efficiency and a cost effective price.



Tips To Improve Your Wireless Connection with Windows 8.1

Users who upgrade to Windows 8.1 may experience an issue: little to no connectivity to WiFi. The Microsoft Community forums note that problems are related to Surface tablets, but PC and other non-Microsoft tablet users are also experiencing the same issues. With forums flooded with frustrated inquiries, users note that even after reinstalling Windows 8.1, issues still persist. Some