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How To Calculate RF Path Loss and Link Budget?

What Is RF Path Loss, And How Does It Affect The Link Budget? In order to determine factors such as the required antenna gain levels, radio power levels and reciever sensitivity figures in a wireless system, system designers must first be able to devise the link budget. But, in order to establish that link budget […]

Wireless 17 January 2018

Network Infrastructure Begins With Cabling As We Move Into A Wireless Future

The Importance of Cabling: Network infrastructure, specifically cabling, is often not recognized publicly for its value. This is probably because great infrastructure is designed and installed so it is out of sight, out of mind and out of the way. As demand for, and discussion around passive infrastructure grows; particularly for wireless infrastructure, it may […]

Wireless 10 January 2018

Ideal Applications for Fiber Optic Infrastructures – Schools, Hospitals, Factories

Adapting to suit – How Fiber Optic Infrastructures Fit a Variety of Environments: Capable of hugely varied application and function, fiber optic infrastructure solutions facilitate a wide range of environments and enable a more effective, productive future. As an example, this post will examine three very different applications or areas that benefit from fiber optic […]

Fiber Optic Infrastructure 13 December 2017

Future Proof your Skills with Infrastructure Solutions for 10G and Beyond:

As demand for bandwidth (and network infrastructure) increases, skilled infrastructure experts are required to meet this demand. In this post we explore why now is the time to future proof your skills to prepare. Increased bandwidth demands require increased infrastructure knowledge. Are you prepared? Network planning has never been an easy process, however it can […]

Infrastructure 6 December 2017

3 Ways Recognized Training Certifications Can Advance Your Career

Are you thinking about earning a Network Infrastructure Training Certification? Wondering about whether it’s worth the effort? If you’re looking to advance your career and retain up to date, expert knowledge in a field that’s only expected to experience greater future demand, training investment is crucial. Below we review three key ways that investing in […]

Training 29 November 2017

Do we need more bandwidth or are we just impatient?

Slow download times, delays, buffering… We’ve all experienced poor wait times when using our devices – so do we need more bandwidth? Is Your Network To Blame For Delays? Why We Need More Bandwidth… NOW! Waiting for files to download is a frustration we’ve all felt at one time or another. Substantial wait times can […]

Broadband 22 November 2017

Is Your Infrastructure Ready For the Exponential Impact of Pervasive Networks?

Demand for connectivity is expanding to increasing numbers and types of device. Network infrastructures need to be able to cope with an Internet of Things – is yours ready? Addressing the Exponential Growth of Modern Technologies In the last few years modern technology has expanded greatly, leading to increasing numbers of internet-capable devices, and growing […]

Infrastructure 15 November 2017

Considering Network Evolution in Building Design

Adapting to Suit Ever Evolving Networks Networks are all around us; without them, we wouldn’t be able to connect in the way we do. But as demand for these networks grows, are we integrating them into our building designs? Should we be designing networks for buildings, or designing buildings for networks? Consideration for growing network […]

Wireless 8 November 2017

Selecting Infrastructure Solutions: Considering Performance, Quality & Cost

What should you look for in a network infrastructure solution? We review key considerations to make when assessing solutions. What Should You Consider When Comparing Infrastructure Solutions? When asked about what to look for in a network infrastructure solution, my two starting points are usually performance and quality. But a third consideration, cost, is never far […]

Infrastructure 1 November 2017

The Value Of Aesthetic Cabling For Accessible Infrastructure

Why Tame Snakes in the Closet? Let’s be honest, network infrastructure (cabling) isn’t usually known for it’s aesthetic value. Rarely does it go on display in museums or on the pages of art books or magazines. We’re not likely to see the inside of a data center in an art gallery any time soon! In […]

Infrastructure 25 October 2017