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Power Supply Units: Understanding Performance Thresholds

So your network installation needs a new PSU (power supply unit). There’s no doubt that the marketplace can be a bit confusing as there are many different specifications to pick from.

Today, let’s cover performance thresholds specifically. They’re the single most important factor to consider when making a purchase decision.

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OFDMA | One Step Closer to 5G Wireless Networks

Most wireless users today connect over 4G technology.

There’s a lot to love about 4G, the least of which is that it’s substantially faster than 3G.

The increased bandwidth allows us to stream quality video and much much more. But with so many people accessing larger quantities of data every minute, we’ve just about maxed out our capacity.

It won’t be long before wireless users will find themselves

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G.Fast: The Next Generation Broadband Solution that Makes Sense

G.fast: The Next Generation Broadband Solution that Makes Sense

Broadband costs have been rising.

Many consumers find themselves wondering “how is it that Broadband Service providers can promise me sign-on packages of below $100 per month for bundled service, and in 2-years time charge upwards to $200 for the same service?”

Part of the reason, is that in most locations these providers already have cabling in place. All they really need to do is “flip

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Building an IoT Strategy: 5 Steps to Plan for Success

Building an IoT Strategy: 5 Steps to Plan for Success

We’ve spent plenty of time discussing IoT and its rising popularity in recent months. And with good reason. It’s a complicated and nuanced landscape with great potential yet to be realized.

When it comes to a B2B perspective on the internet of things however, we (as installers and technicians) need to think less about the market trend, and more about the effect this technology has on end users.

How

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3 Costly PoE Install Mistakes

3 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Installing PoE Networks

Installing Power over Ethernet (PoE) cabling for lighting, camera or VOIP phone systems is getting progressively easier year over year.

Companies and homeowners alike have caught on to the inherent savings. The infrastructure costs very little all things considered and the endpoint devices are highly efficient. This equates to less money spent each month when the utility bill arrives.

With all of

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PoE Lighting Popularity in 2017

PoE Lighting Systems Are Reaching Epic Popularity in 2017

As the economy struggled over the past number of years, there have been no shortage of tough times for businesses. That being said, there are a few positive outcomes that arose thanks to tighter budgets.

For consideration today, let’s look at the ultra-lean approach businesses have adopted regarding technological upgrades. Many business owners have become talented snipers, spending the bare minimum

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Autonomous Cars in America

Autonomous Cars Are Reshaping the Way America Does Automotives

It’s no secret that some big players are already putting in some serious overtime on their  self-driven car prototypes.

“This year,” reported WIRED in their December 22nd, 2016 update, “Google’s autonomous fleet quietly hit 2 million miles,” on the streets of Fountain View, California.

Uber has also been logging serious mileage with their own test fleet, currently deployed in Pittsburgh

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Latest Broadband Technology

The Latest Broadband Technologies Up the Ante on Speed

If you’re searching for evidence of the “green” movement in the tech world,  you need look no further than broadband.

The broadband industry is quite literally wringing every last dime it can out of the “repurpose and reuse” principle. How you ask? By finding ways to transmit faster and faster speeds over existing phone lines.

For about a third of what it costs to re-cable the customer

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Safely Bring up Your Network After a Power Outage

Safely Bring up Your Network After a Power Outage

As we’ve grown increasingly reliant on powered and PoE technology, power outages have become more disruptive than ever before.

We may have come a long way as it pertains to preventing them, but there’s still room for improvement. That being said, they will continue to happen on occasion, and it’s critical that the right organizations know how to quickly and effectively recover.

5 years ago

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5 Tips to Maximize PoE Lighting Setups

5 Expert Trade Secrets to Maximize PoE Lighting Setups

If you’ve kept up with the news, you know that LED’s are definitely here to stay. They’re more energy-efficient, more versatile, and that’s hardly the half of it. They also play nice with PoE networking equipment.

I hear your silent protests. Yes, many times you’ll be working in conjunction with designers who will probably guide the lighting design process from start to finish.

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