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micro-media converters

Upgrade Your Ethernet Network to Fiber With Our Slim Profile Micro Media Converters

Versa Technology is proud to announce that we will now be helping businesses convert their Ethernet networks into fiber networks with our new micro-media converter series. Our micro-media converters boast a small form factor ideal for tight spaces. These units support 100FX, 100 FX SFP, or 1000 FX SFP interfaces in Fast Ethernet (FE) and Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) networking environments.

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3 Simple Ways to Maintain Wiring Closets Cool

Maintaining wiring closets cool is an integral step in preserving the reliability and durability of network and telecom equipment. Condensation, ventilation, and air conditioning are three common methods used to help regulate temperature in wiring closets.

This infographic shows these 3 options to keep in mind when building a wiring closet.

While air conditioning can seem like the most promising

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Ethernet Standardization Evolution Will Be Far from Linear

The Ethernet Alliance has revealed a standardization road map indicating that by the end of 2020, a total of 6 new standards will support the growing demand for bandwidth in residential, enterprise, and data center environments.

This handful of standards indicates that the evolution of Ethernet has strayed from the once linear tenfold pursuit of accelerated speeds.

Ethernet As A Brand of Innovation

In his 2013 Technology Exploration

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The Optical Fiber Conference That Industry Leaders Can’t Miss Out On

The IEEE Communications Society, the IEEE Phototonics Society, and the Optical Society Association will be sponsoring the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) on March 22nd-26th. The exposition itself will be taking place on March 24th-26th. The conference will report on the latest breakthroughs in the fiber optics

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IEEE 802 Standards

Who is Responsible for Future-Proofing Networks?

Cisco predicts there will be 50 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020. In the meantime, the Institute of Electrical Engineers, also known as the IEEE, prepares for the bandwidth overload by projecting future needs and specifying the standards that will optimize core networks and Local Area Networks (LAN). This community of scientists and engineers work behind the scenes to future-proof

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IEEE to Pursue Enterprise Access Base-T and 25GBASE-T

IEEE recently held a plenary this month in San Antonia, Texas that resulted in the addition of two more study groups–Enterprise Access BASE-T and 25GBASE-T for 25GE server connections. Out of 131 members who attended the plenary, 97 voted to move forward with the project and only 1 voted against it while 23 abstained to vote.

The Ethernet Alliance’s

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Unmanaged vs managed switch

Are You Using the Right Type of Switch?

When it comes to maintaining a network, businesses need to assess their network demands to determine whether they need to choose between unmanaged switches or managed switches.

Unmanaged switches are relatively inexpensive and their fixed configuration makes it easy to install the ‘plug and play’ device.  That is not to say that unmanaged switches do not come with other hardware features.

Unmanaged

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history of face time infographic

The Forgotten History of Video Communication

Sometimes revolutionary technology sadly gets left behind in R&D labs because they lack commercial feasibility. Since the invention of the telephone, telecommunication companies yearned to make video and voice communication a possibility for everyday consumers. Bell Labs reports that it invested a hefty $500 million developing a technology that was too expensive for everyday users to

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Internet Connectivity In Public Schools to Receive Government Boost

Last week, The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it plans to invest $2 billion over the next two years to ensure that our public school students have high-speed internet connectivity and wi-fi access. Obama administration’s ConnectED initiative aims to bring high-speed internet and wi-fi access to 99% of America’s students.

Technology has increasingly made

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