Condensed, one-page reports covering the latest technical advancements and standards updates.
Maximize your data center investment, reduce down-time and increase efficiency with these 5 tips.
Discover the best practices to safeguard your network equipment from potential damage due to high-voltage electrical surges.
Learn about the challenges faced when migrating video systems from analog to IP, and the benefits of a defined strategy.
The six subsystems that create a structured cabling system are explained in the context of the ANSI/TIA-568-C.0 and ANSI/TIA-568-C.1 standards.
Review the advantages and cost considerations of copper or fiber as your data center architecture medium.
Streaming video can have specific storage needs that are not met by traditional data storage solutions. Here are 5 of these needs for your consideration.
Trends and technologies that are redefining video surveillance, infrastructure and how organizations use video.
While the IEEE allows Category 6 to be used in 10 gigabit applications, this video demonstrates why you should install nothing less than Category 6A.
Examine data center energy efficiency and best practices for power and thermal management to create a greener data center.
Key characteristics of wire and cable jacketing material compared in an easy-reference table. See test results for Hypalon, Thermoset, Thermoplastic and PVC.
A registered jack (RJ) is a standardized physical network interface for connecting telecommunications or data equipment.
As the data center consolidation trend grows we consider the design aspects of these new high-density data centers.
H.264 and MJPEG bandwidth usage over security networks are compared and the impact each has on storage requirements are highlighted. Read more.
View recommendations based on standards and testing for copper and fiber cabling data center solutions. Select the right cabling for your data center.
Meet the demands that an integrated physical security system places on your network, in addition to building, communications and data systems. Learn how in this TECHbrief.
View and download this brief explanation of the NEC requirements for listed tray cable connectors and the cable types allowed for Class 1 locations.
This TECHbrief examines how you can leverage IT infrastructure for enhanced security and other benefits including reduced total cost of ownership (TCO).
Changes in photovoltaic wire requirements as outlined in UL 4703 are reviewed side-by-side using the 2005 issue #1 and 2010 issue #4 to highlight updates.
Greener and more energy efficient data center strategies such as cooling and airflow optimization are reviewed in this concise TECHbrief.
Review insulation testing problems including damaged cable, long run lengths and test equipment calibration to speed trouble shooting with insights from our engineers.
Thermoset materials features and application benefits are reviewed to analyze why thermoset jackets are the preferred insulating and jacketing material for wire and cable.
Review the pitch classification of all metric fasteners found on the Virtual Engineer in this quick-reference TECHbrief table.
Parallel Redundancy Protocol (PRP), standardized in IEC 62439-3 helps address the need for redundancy in industrial networks with zero failover time.
Compare the applications, features and benefits of managed and unmanaged switches in industrial Ethernet networks in this latest TECHbrief.
Learn about the benefits and components of access control with Power over Ethernet.