CablesAndKits.com is proud to announce that Pepe, our beloved hamster, has been set free in the warehouse to spend his golden years dodging footsteps and hiding amongst the routers and rackmount kits. For the past four years he has been the “four paws behind the magic” here at CableAndKits as he tirelessly powered our server by keeping that hamster wheel spinning. [Read more…] about Pepe is Retiring: our warehouse resident!
Its that time again. We’re gearing up for “the leading Business Technology Event” — Interop Las Vegas 2009. This will be our third year exhibiting at the Las Vegas event. [Read more…] about Meet us at Las Vegas Interop 2009
It is quite annoying to have to walk to the server room with a laptop and console cable in hand every time you need to make a change to your router, switch, firewall, or other network device’s configuration. Fortunately there are some easier and better ways. [Read more…] about Console to your Cisco devices from your desk!
This is a common problem these days. Almost all Cisco networking equipment is configured using a serial console cable (usually the 72-3383-01 DB9 to RJ45 cable) but most new laptops (and even workstations) no longer have a DB9 serial port.
Every Sys Admin should have one of these in their laptop bag right next to their “Late Night Server Migration Survival Kit” (the “just right size” bag of M&M’s we include with every order of course)
CablesAndKits.com is pleased to announce that we now offer the entire Kendall Howard product lineup to our customers. [Read more…] about CablesAndKits now carries entire Kendall Howard product line
I recently found myself traveling 95 MPH on an access road here in Atlanta, zooming by all the folks going much slower on the interstate to my left. While percentage wise this was not a great deal faster than I usually travel I realized that it sure felt much faster (which was exhilarating but that’s beside the point).
That got me to thinking (for some strange reason) about the speed in which email and other web traffic travels. Most people (including myself up to that point) have never given it a lot of thought so I decided to crunch a few numbers and explain it relative to something we are all very familiar with; driving. [Read more…] about Just how fast does email travel?