Aug. 17, 2016
From its initial role in improving logistics and inventory management to its now nearly ubiquitous presence in a variety of industries, the Internet of Things (IoT) has greatly influenced our day-to-day lives. And with all the opportunity surrounding IoT applications, this trend shows no signs of slowing down any time soon.
June 21, 2016
Smart buildings improve productivity and the well-being of occupants, as well as deliver energy efficiency and sustainability for years to come. The only way a smart building can deliver on these benefits is having the right network backbone (also known as the local area network, or LAN) to accommodate advanced functionalities that will withstand the test of time.
April 1, 2016
Market research firm BSRIA recently published a market briefing covering passive optical local area networks (POLs), and the researcher who authored the briefing said POL technology “could potentially become a threat to copper cabling in LAN applications over the coming years.”
March 29, 2016
Unlike wine or cheese, networks don’t tend to improve with age.
That’s why some higher ed institutions are looking toward a newer network technology called passive optical LAN. Unlike copper cabling that’s been in place for decades, a fiber-based passive optical network (PON) offers faster, cheaper and more secure networks compared to legacy systems.