The world is becoming dependent on wireless connectivity more and more every day, but there’s still plenty of metallic cable to go round. Where it makes sense to use wireless in some situations, in others there’s no doubt that it can pose problems. For example, if you’re an alarm dealer and you have a new burglar alarm to install next to an airport, industrial complex, or government installation, just to name a few, chances are wireless might not be the best choice.
November 04, 2018
As we shared in previous blog posts, there are three methods by which data are distributed throughout a facility when installing Category 5e and 6. We have already covered Star topology. Even though the other two network arrangements are less common, it is important to at least touch upon them.
October 04, 2018
In our blog entitled, “The Handling and Installation of UTP, Part 1” we wrote that there are three methods by which data is distributed throughout a facility. They are Star topology, Bus topology and Ring topology. The method that is used with IP camera surveillance, access control, and other data-driven services is Star topology.
September 28, 2018
The security industry is advancing by leaps and bounds as network tech leads the way in a number of areas, such as IP (Internet Protocol) cameras. In fact, many security companies also specialize in the installation of network cabling to further attract income potential from their existing and prospective clients. This cable is often referred to as UTP (Unshielded Twisted Pair).
September 21, 2018
Since 2001, Datacomm Cables (Cables.com) has been a single source for VARs, other resellers and solution providers for IT Cables and Accessories to support Servers/Racks, Storage Devices, Networking Products and Endpoint Devices.
April 30, 2018
At the end of a calendar year, many Value-Added Resellers (VARs) and other professional integration and installation companies receive requests from clients to make urgent, final week purchases of IT equipment and accessories for budgetary reasons.
December 18, 2017
An article, entitled, "Fiber cabling keeps up with zettabyte era", by author, Khoo Boo Leong, appeared in the Tuesday, October 10, edition of NetworksAsia.com. The article describes that, "increased migration of applications and workloads to cloud architectures and the surge in number of devices connected to cloud or IP networks are generating unprecedented volume, velocity and variety of data flowing through data centers."
October 11, 2017
An important new Donohue Report, entitled, "Fiber-optic Cable Market Manufacturing Growth, Demand and Trends 2017 to 2022", the highlights of which were posted today (9/11), on the group's website. This study of the business, technology and regulatory landscape for the Fiber-optic Cables and related solutions, also, critically, "presents forecasts", for "investments from 2017 till 2022."
September 11, 2017
An article by by contributor, Ritesh Mehta, of TatvaSoft Australia Pty Ltd., entitled, "Why Precise Optics Is Vital to the Growth of the Internet of Things" , was published yesterday on the CustomerThink website. Mehta explains that, "The rationale of fiber options use in the insurance IoT is as simple as the famous adage: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Linear fiber sensing systems could be utilized to exactly predict where and when preventive action would be needed, lowering the risk of losses as well as reducing the costs of maintenance."
September 06, 2017
Most people know how to simply connect an HDMI-compatible device to a television in order to display the device’s video and audio outputs. But, using HDMI cables to connect two televisions (or monitors) together in order to display the same device’s output is a much more peculiar task. However, it is not impossible.
August 30, 2017