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What Is Power Over Ethernet (PoE) And What Are Its Benefits?

CARLY CHATFIELD | 11/03/2021

Power over Ethernet has many advantages; most prominent being the ability to simplify network cabling requirements. Power over Ethernet (PoE) is the technology that simultaneously carries electric power and data on Ethernet cables. PoE simplifies the cabling requirements for network devices and has thus been widely adopted to provide both electric power and data needs to low-power devices, such as IP cameras. Learn More

The Best Cat 6 Ethernet Cable To Bump Up Your Network Speed [Top 9 List]

Sophia Chartrand | 10/01/2021

If you are an individual in person, technology, or in a position where you are in need of different networks, a cat 6 ethernet cable is an ideal cable to have with you in handy. The Cat 6 cable is a standardized Ethernet and other network layer twisted pair cable which will be backward compatible with the Category 5/5e and Category 3 cable standards. As for performance, the cable standard specifies a range of up to 250 MHz, compared to 100 MHz for Cat 5 and Cat 5e. A Cat6 cable is mostly used to transfer data at speeds above one gigabit per second (Mbps), so as not to drastically slow down the data transmission speed (DTR). Learn More

How Rain, Wind, Heat And Other Heavy Weather Can Affect Your Internet Connection

Beth Daley | 09/01/2021

How rain, wind, heat and other heavy weather can affect your internet connection When your Netflix stream drops out in the middle of a rainstorm, can you blame the wild weather? Quite possibly. The weather can affect the performance of your internet connection in a variety of ways. This can include issues such as physical damage to the network, water getting into electrical connections, and wireless signal interference. Some types of connection are more vulnerable to weather than others. Learn More

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