Proper Cabling Solutions for PoE Network

Proper Cabling Solutions for PoE Network

By running power and data transmission over a single Ethernet cable, PoE (Power over Ethernet) has found success across a variety of applications such as IP surveillance cameras, IP phones and wireless access points. However, without the right cabling and network design in place, PoE can encounter cable heating and connectivity issues that may adversely affect performance. So in this post, some cabling recommendations for PoE will be listed for your reference. Issues Affect PoE Performance Heat generation in cable…

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How to Choose a Switch on a Tight Budget?

How to Choose a Switch on a Tight Budget?

A network switch connects multiple devices to a local area network (LAN) and allows the devices to communicate over the network. It improves the efficiency and potential throughput of the network by sending data only to the devices designated to receive it. The right switch should meet the current needs and offer possibilities for future growth. In this article, we try to figure out what to consider when selecting the best switch for your system. Considerations When Selecting Network Switch…

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A Glimpse Into the Business of White Box Switches

A Glimpse Into the Business of White Box Switches

White boxes are not something new to us. Since they promise a high level of freedom for networking at a low cost, they have been gaining more and more popularity among customers in recent years. As a piece of hardware, a white box switch can be purchased separately from the software. According to the relevant statistic, this decoupling can save up to 52 percent over the traditional vertically-integrated switch, which often comes at a premium price for the software and…

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White Box Switch Vs. Bright Box Switch: Who Is the Winner?

White Box Switch Vs. Bright Box Switch: Who Is the Winner?

The networking industry is making an important move toward open switches, in which the hardware and software are separate entities that can be changed independently of each other. As usual, most enterprises use the closed switches in their data center. However, some companies want to customize the hardware and software to their needs. Until recently, the media is also giving attention to do-it-yourself switches. But this new trend may be confusing to newcomers, those who wonder the differences between white box switch and bright box switch….

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Time for optimizing your DWDM network with FMT

Time for optimizing your DWDM network with FMT

DWDM technology has been widely applied during these years and will continue to provide the bandwidth for large amounts of data. In fact, the capacity of systems will grow as technologies advance that allow closer spacing, and therefore higher numbers, of wavelengths. But DWDM is also moving beyond transport to become the basis of all-optical networking. How to deploy DWDM network with the lowest cost has always been a hot topic. At FS, we remain committed to being customer-oriented, and…

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