Blog - 2018
They say everyone gets 10 minutes of fame, and here is ours. Read the latest from our network experts on industry trends, the latest events, upcoming technologies and much more.
Transition Networks Puts the Intelligence in Intelligent Transportation
Most major U.S. cities have a Department of Transportation (DOT) that is expected to keep people and goods moving safely and efficiently, all while being environmentally responsible. Given that there are 330 million people in the U.S., that is no small task. Most DOTs leverage closed circuit television cameras focused on major traffic areas, allowing
More Power to You! The New Standard for Power-over-Ethernet Has Been Ratified
The new IEEE 802.3bt standard for Power-over-Ethernet was ratified on September 27, 2018 and with it comes new demands for power. PoE standards regulate the delivery of power to end devices, and the IEEE 802.3bt standard is necessary for devices requiring higher levels of power such as PTZ security cameras, IP phones, wireless access points
Security Today: And the New Product of the Year Winner is?
We’re thrilled to share that Security Today magazine named our Self-Enclosed, Managed Hardened Gigabit Ethernet PoE++ Switch as one of its 2018 New Products of the Year. Now in its 10th year, the Security Today New Product of the Year Award program honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are
Using Dual-Speed SFPs to Reduce the Cost and Hassle of Storing Spare Parts, and Improve Network Logistics
Spare SFPs anyone? The hassle of stocking spare small form factor pluggable (SFP) transceivers is a challenge for many enterprises. With Gigabit Ethernet (1 Gig) and 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 Gig) network connections growing, and an evolution from 1 Gig to 10 Gig, many companies have a never-ending need for extra SFPs. Network downtime while
Should the Security Camera Network be Separate from the Enterprise Network?
In the era of analog security cameras, the network connections were via coaxial cable and not the twisted pair copper cabling used for most enterprise network applications. This meant that enterprises needed to build a separate and dedicated security network to connect these devices to monitors and video management systems (VMS). But the latest security
An Overview of the Intelligent Transportation Systems Coming to a Smart City Near You
Smart city is already one of the most buzzed about topics in 2018, and likely means different things to different people. Many of us have no doubt heard of smart buildings and smart TVs, but the ideas for a smart city go far beyond smart buildings and TVs. One of the critical components of any
BICSI: Demos, New Technology, and New Products
Every year we look forward to our trip to the BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition and this year was no exception. As always, BICSI is a great place to connect with our long time and new customers, and share the latest trends in network technology. As a continuous Drink Sponsor of BICSI, connecting with attendee’s
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