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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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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