CAT6A Cabling Benefits, Cautions and Use-cases

Network and cabling professionals are likely to come across different Ethernet cabling standards over the course of their career. These range from legacy installs of CAT3 and CAT5e — to the modern ultra-high-performance data center CAT8 standard. Yet, for most access-layer installs, CAT6 and CAT6A are the two most common standards to ...
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Key Network Test Tools for Enterprise Administrators

While troubleshooting complex or chronic network connectivity issues, network administrators require the right tools for the job. Technicians commonly use laptops and smartphones when troubleshooting on-site. While phones and PC’s are than nothing, they often don’t offer the proper level of troubleshooting visibility they need to quickly see ...
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Cable Verification Qualification Certification

Difference Between Cable Verification, Qualification and Certification Tests In the world of structured cabling, it’s common to hear the terms verification, qualification and certification. Yet, despite this regularity, many don’t fully understand the differences between each validation type. Whether you’re a cable contractor or just someone ...
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