You’ve started a project to upgrade your network but not sure of what fiber cables you need. Should the cables be single-mode or multi-mode? Is there a specific length or speed needed? All of these questions are great to ask as you prepare your network project and think of future upgrades. Here is everything you need to know about fiber cables including the newest fiber type, OM5.
Mayday, mayday. We have a problem! We have two switches who desperately want to talk to each other but the walls of their switch cabinets are restricting conversation and they are located 7 feet away from each other. Luckily there is a transceiver that can help us out: the small form-factor pluggable.
Any Costco fans out there?
I certainly am…for some things. I am also the first to admit that it took most of my entire lifetime to arrive at that point. There was just some unfounded stigma about using an item that wasn’t a name brand. Not to mention, I didn’t want my guests to see anything in my cabinets like that.
Is it too late to say Happy New Year? We don’t think so considering some of us are restarting our new year resolutions in February. January was our trial free month. Now excuse me as I go for a brisk walk around the building a few times to get my steps in. (Yes, I am participating in a FitBit challenge, judge me)
There is a perfect tech gift for everyone, no matter their geekiness level. I think we’ve all received gifts that we did not want, like that handy dandy vacuum cleaner or the three-tiered candle set (LAME).
Since the Christmas season is upon us, it is now an exciting time to look further into new technologies. We interviewed a few people here at the CablesAndKits office and asked them what tech gifts they are hoping for this 2016 Christmas. Here is what they had to say:
Remember the time when our TV’s only showed in black and white and the sense of color was only a figment of our imagination? Yeah me neither, I’m too young but I bet it would be weird. In other news, CablesAndKits recently added two brand new lines to our IP phone family and we are super stoked about them. Not like hearing about the posibility of colonizing other planets, but seriously we are geeked out! We are talking full color with Bluetooth, WI-FI capabilities, and USB ports. Lets jump into the details: