Category 6A shielded systems are becoming the ideal choice for the transmission of 10GBASE-T over copper cabling. This article focuses on the well know advantages of shielded Category 6A cabling systems over unshielded Category 6A cabling systems.
The working environment has seen quite a transformation over recent years. Where once typewriters and telex machines formed the hub of the office, servers, email and Wi-Fi now take precedence. Today, even the fax machine is considered antiquated. But while the office space of the future will be shaped inevitably by technological advances, it will also be influenced by social factors.
Installation of a cabling system in healthcare facilities involves consideration of many factors. The healthcare field provides one of the most demanding environments for a structured cabling system. Facilities are designed to operate for 50 years or longer. Adoption of 10GBase-T Ethernet is rapidly increasing and is expected to be the standard for the foreseeable future in healthcare facilities.
This article discusses the best solution for the modern day healthcare facilty.
The need to deliver more user-friendly cabling networks has led to a change in the infrastructure model for structured cabling systems. This white paper examines some of the issues involved with the new architecture and provides guidance on design and testing of such systems to facilitate successful implementation.
Clearly careful design is required in the planning of a data centre. Managing the clients' expectations from the outset is crucial if an acceptable compromise is to be reached. Ultimately the question to ask is "How valuable is your data?".
IT security is a well documented and widely discussed issue, but despite the many technologies available, security breaches are still a major issue for all types of organisations. Security is a business problem not just an IT problem and it is not getting any easier. This wide and complex area includes the threat to sensitive information, business systems and hardware.
This article looks at the effects of water ingress on data cables and how different cables may be affected by flooding. It discusses the issues that the IT manager and cabling installer should be aware of regarding the possibility of flooding of the cabling system and what measures can be taken to prevent damage.