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Understand the Passive Infrastructure That Underpins Your Network

Understand the Passive Infrastructure That Underpins Your Network

28 April 2017 | Reading Time: 2 minutes

By 2020, IoT predictions expect that between 20-30 billion devices will be connecting to networks. For anyone who works with passive network infrastructure (cables, connectors, antennas, panels, shelves or frames), this is huge news, presenting substantial opportunities for career growth, knowledge acquisition and training.


What is Passive Infrastructure?

Passive infrastructure… Transmission media… Physical layer… Whatever the term used, how data gets from A to B, relies on the infrastructure technology used; whether in an office building, MDU (Multi Dwelling Unit) or SFU (Single Family Unit); stadium, arena, or campus; central office, head-end or datacenter; or the many types of wired or wireless outside plant (OSP) networks.

The term ‘passive Infrastructure’ denotes the widest possible coverage of transmission media used in networks today – copper (twisted pair and coax), fiber optic, RF wireless and microwave. As the name suggests, the focus is on the parts of the network often hidden in the wall, underground or above the streets, rather than the ‘active’ components of a network that often get most attention. Passive Infrastructure Training is designed to give students a firm grounding in the connectivity used to and from active devices on a network.


Are You Prepared?

Without access to a complete range of passive infrastructure training, adapting to a continually changing and evolving market is hard.

Our latest eBook explores why passive infrastructure is important, what training is available for network professionals and how easy it is to access it online.

Created to help individuals and training managers succeed in a growing and evolving environment, the eBook explores:


  • The main benefits of passive infrastructure training
  • How online training makes staying up to date easier
  • Specific training benefits that both individuals and training managers can expect
  • Recommendations on the best passive infrastructure courses to take

Get your copy of the eBook here to better understand the passive infrastructure that underpins your network, and start making the most of the career, business and industry opportunities that education in this area presents.

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