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What is a vms

Vendor Management Systems: What to Look For

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan Technology has profoundly affected all businesses, regardless of size or industry. And as technology continues to evolve rapidly, it’s more important than ever for business owners to keep up and find new ways to optimize their operations. Among the many solutions that business owners can use

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LogiSon® Acoustic Network Product Spotlight

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan Are you looking for an acoustic networking solution that is durable and reliable? Look no further than the LogiSon® Acoustic Network. This fantastic system is designed to meet the needs of technology business owners who require high performance and flexibility. With this system, you can manage

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What is a vms

Shopping for a VMS? 10 Tips & Considerations to Know

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan Video surveillance has changed since the early days of the poor images and fuzzy pictures on security monitors.  In today’s world, video management systems (VMS) are more sophisticated by providing a more extensive range of capabilities that increase the efficiency of security staff and allow them

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Regulation Challenges for Emergency Lighting to Know

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan Are you planning to remodel your business or open a new one? With all that goes into running a business, the last thing you probably want to think about is a potential emergency or fire.  Nevertheless, it’s vital to prepare for any type of incident that

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Legrand’s Infinium acclAIM is Winning Awards: Here’s Why

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan Infinium acclAIM fiber solution is now available from Legrand, a world leader in electrical and digital building infrastructures. The Infinium acclAIM reimagines connectivity by doing away with costly and unnecessary middlemen and substituting pre-terminated cassette-based solutions with direct mating breakout cables. By eliminating the need for

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InVue Zone Detection Security for Open Racks

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan Your server room is the brain of your company. This is where all your vital, sensitive information is stored, and the processes that drive your company’s business takes place. It’s essential that you find the best technology for your business. Your open racks must be secured,

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InVue Smart Padlock for Security

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan As a business owner, you understand the importance of security. You must keep your property and belongings safe. That’s why using a smart padlock is such a great idea. InVue has created a smart padlock called the “InVue Smart Padlock” that is perfect for businesses of

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Operational Technology vs Information Technology for ICT Design

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan Technology (OT) and information technology (IT) are different, but they must be managed and secured within a building operational framework. Over the years, OT systems have been physically segregated and managed apart from IT. However, many people choose to place them together on a single network.

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How to Avoid Battery Failure & Outages

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan An unplanned data center battery outage can be a significant problem for any company and a costly one at that. According to a recent report, the total cost of an unplanned outage, on average, is close to 8,000 dollars every minute it’s down. These findings suggest

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Hot Aisle vs. Cold Aisle Containment for Data Centers

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan Involving data centers, one of the biggest concerns faced is airflow management. Temperature and humidity need to be carefully controlled to protect equipment, minimize failures, and extend the lifespan of your data center components. Today’s two main data containment systems are used in data centers: hot

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Fiber Polarity: Basic Rules for Implementing

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan If you want a successful installation for your data center, you need to understand fiber polarity and how to connect a system. There is no “correct” way to approach fiber polarity, as every manufacturer has different standards. If you want to know how to implement a

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How to Bust 100-meter Network Cable Distance Limitations

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan Local Area Networks (LAN) have always been designed so that you don’t need more than 100 meters to reach a telecommunications room (TR). This ensures that your business can comply with industry standards and create a safe environment for everyone walking near these cables. A growing

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Cloud-Based Video Surveillance Storage Guidelines

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan If you have a lot of video surveillance footage, the best way to do this is by storing it in the cloud because it allows unlimited storage limits.  At the same time, these unlimited cloud-based video surveillance storage capabilities come with one downfall – cost.   It

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Acoustical Equity & Sound Privacy for Buildings

Last Updated on November 9, 2022 by Josh Mahan The need for acoustical equity and sound privacy in the workplace is paramount. Research shows that even low noise levels contribute to higher stress rates and lower levels of motivation in employees.  Large buildings create a unique challenge for providing acoustical equity and sound privacy. There’s

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8 Benefits of Smart Boards for Conference Rooms

Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan Finding the right technology for your business is essential, and utilizing smart boards in conference rooms will elevate every meeting. Conference rooms have evolved from easels with large sheets of paper to laptops and tablets. Transitioning from individual laptops to a shared screen via smart boards

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What is USB Type-C? USB-C Buyer’s Guide

Last Updated on September 8, 2022 by Josh Mahan Technology is constantly evolving, so buyers must adapt to the new technology as it appears on the market. Many devices use USB-A, USB-B, or USB-Mini B, but pretty soon, all those connectors will be defunct. With the advent of USB-C, many big-name tech companies are making

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21:9 Ultrawide Monitors: The Future of Video Conferencing

Last Updated on September 8, 2022 by Josh Mahan As video conferencing technology has grown in the past few years, so has the need for new monitor technology. Many companies are turning to 21:9 ultrawide monitors to help give their in-person viewers of video conferences a more immersive, personal experience. What are 21:9 ultrawide monitors,

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5 Amazing IoT Innovations in Smart Museums

Last Updated on September 8, 2022 by Josh Mahan The Internet of Things is frequently used in most commercial and industrial settings, but it’s also beginning to be adopted by a broad range of public institutions, such as galleries and museums. These types of public institutions are a vital part of society and our ability

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3 Unique Examples of IoT Applications in Sports

Last Updated on September 8, 2022 by Josh Mahan It seems like IoT is everywhere these days. We’ve got smartwatches, smartphones, and even smart toasters. What is IoT? And, how is it used in athletics and sports today? We’ll define IoT and then give three unique examples of how it’s changing every aspect of sports

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3 New Trends in Immersive Experience to Watch

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Nothing is quite as immersive and thrilling as watching your favorite band play your song live in concert. Watching anything live with others evokes a feeling of togetherness and solidarity, a feeling people really crave more than ever before. The same can be said for attending

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6 Best Ways to Improve a Building’s Access Control System

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Whether your building’s access control system needs an upgrade, you’ve been considering installing one, or there was an event that warrants a change, the time to evaluate your security and procedures is now. Access control is a critical part of a complete security plan. Keep these

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7 Key Tips for Navigating Smart Building Design

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan With technology that includes improved climate control, intelligent parking garages and self-cleaning bathrooms, and many additional use cases that are both known and yet to be conceived, this already multibillion-dollar business is expanding rapidly. According to Fortune Business Insights, the global smart building market is anticipated

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8 Cutting Edge Examples of IoT in Retail

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan According to the most recent 2021 IoT Use Case Adoption study, more and more Internet of Things (IoT) use cases are being adopted. It’s not surprising that the IoT in retail market size is anticipated to reach USD 182.04 billion by 2028, given that 70% of

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How Life-Safety Systems & Technology Keep Students Safe

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan The major responsibility of a school is to teach its students. However, keeping a safe learning environment is another equally crucial duty. A secure learning environment and education go hand in hand. It will be challenging for students to learn if they don’t feel safe in

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Fine Pitch Outdoor LED Video Walls Are Trending

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan LED video walls are bigger and better than ever, with many displaying a finer pitch than those previous models. With that, they create a seamless viewing experience that delivers quite the impression for the viewer. LED displays continue to develop their technology, meaning a rise in

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Working with Fiber Optic Cables: 5 Important Safety Measures

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan People need to look out for a massive range of hazards while working on industrial or commercial networks, especially when interacting with high-powered electrical components and sources of bright light or extreme heat. Sadly, that’s an ample reason why people don’t act as safely around fiber

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What is ICT? Information and Communications Technology

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Even if you don’t fully understand the powerful concept of information and communication technologies, you likely know at least a small amount about them if you leverage the internet and various technologies to connect with others, look things up, and more.  In the article below, our

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Security Technology: New & Future Trend Guide

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan For an effective security strategy, you need the right security technology. With new malware popping up each day, cyber and physical security are always at risk. Staying on top of the newest security technology trends can be overwhelming. We’ll discuss the types and components of modern

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PoE Cables for Low Voltage Applications: 5 Reasons

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan With so many types of technology available in the world, it makes sense that different ones would require different amounts of electricity to function, as well as ways to receive those varying levels of electrical power to operate as efficiently as possible. In the resource below,

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10 Best Smart Building Companies of 2022

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Are you looking for a smart building solution to optimize and improve your operations, productivity, and customer experience? More and more businesses are upgrading their building solutions to a smart building design to stay ahead of the competition, provide an optimal working environment, and leverage innovations. 

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Environmental Monitoring: Catch Data Center Equipment Failure

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan When operating a data center, the last thing you want is downtime. Downtime leads to upset clients and lost money. One of the leading causes of downtime is hardware failure. The equipment can shut down when the humidity and temperatures exceed the appropriate levels. Before disaster

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Cybersecurity in the Workplace: Guide for Employees

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan There are a lot of essential elements that go into developing and maintaining a high level of effective cybersecurity in the workplace, especially in the current day and age when so much of the workforce is operating remotely. Arguably, the job of protecting a business’s networks,

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What is a Smart Building: Intelligent Building Overview

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan The smart building technology market is expected to grow 22% by 2029 based on wide adoption from businesses as they look for ways to improve operational efficiencies and reduce their environmental footprint. We’ll explore the advantages of migrating to smart building technology and what you’ll need to do

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Immersion Liquid Cooling: What to Know for Data Centers

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan As immersion liquid cooling technology advances, many IT managers are looking to install an immersion cooling system in their data centers to increase the efficiency and performance of their servers. The global immersion liquid cooling market is projected to double, growing to $747 million by 2027. We’ll

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Understanding Audiovisual Technology: Advances in AV

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Audiovisual (AV) technology has grown exponentially in recent years by creating unique immersive experiences that broaden the user’s learning and development capability. We’ll explore some of the most significant advances in AV and learn how enterprises can adopt these new technologies to enhance their business and

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10 Best Audiovisual Companies: Solution & Production

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan C&C Technology Group is a technology advisory agency focused on the U.S. As an established tech advisor agency, we focus on easy to implement Audiovisual (A.V.), Security, ICT, and Smart Building Solutions. We find workplace technology solutions to address the high demand put on today’s technology

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10 Best Security Companies for Your Business

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan As adopting new types of security systems and the demand for security services worldwide becomes second nature, the global security industry is estimated to reach USD 167.12 billion by 2025. Today, enterprises must verify the security posture of web apps and websites. Most security breaches occur

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10 Best ICT Companies for Your Technology Upgrades

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan So, you have decided to outsource some ICT suppliers. Now comes the difficult part: determining which ICT provider is best for your organization. We both know that there is a myriad of ICT firms to pick from. Over the years that C&C Tech Group has been

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10 Best Data Center Companies Worldwide

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Data leveraging is the currency of the 21st century. Any company that wants to succeed and compete in the online and global e-commerce market must be able to leverage data efficiently for its benefit. And no company today can succeed without the help of data centers.

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Smart building

Why Build a Smart Building? 3 Benefits to Recognize

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan A smart building is a building that uses data analytics to self-adjust according to context. It optimizes the use of resources, maximizes the comfort and health of its occupants, and is able to discover patterns in behavior that might require further intervention. A smart building needs

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Facial recognition

6 Examples of Successful Use of Facial Recognition 

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Thirty years after its introduction, facial recognition software and equipment have undergone tremendous advancements in technology and capabilities. Fast-forward to today, users of facial recognition software can receive results in nearly real-time, providing substantial benefits for law enforcement and other agencies to solve or prevent crime.

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4 Considerations for Developing an Edge Computing Storage Strategy

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Edge computing is a pivoted IT infrastructure. It is a strategy that enhances data telemetry. Businesses that need to transform intelligent sensory data into decentralized, remote, and mobile edge deployments invest in edge computing storage solutions. With such advancement, businesses gain easy wifi connectivity and the

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Fiber optics

10 Tips To Install Fiber Optics the Right Way

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Installing fiber optics in your home or workplace is a great way to boost your network’s overall speed and bandwidth. But installing them can be an issue for inexperienced installers. However, all you need is straightforward tips to install fiber optics smoothly and effectively. Here are

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What is Video Display Pixel Pitch? Why It Matters.

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan You may never have heard of pixel pitch, but its effecting you as your read. Video displays have become ubiquitous in modern life. They’re used by almost everyone every day. And this ubiquity has led to a rise in the number of types of displays. Furthermore,

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How Are Modern Network Video Recorders Making Surveillance Smarter for Small & Medium Businesses?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan With the combination of digital and physical worlds more prevalent than ever, large enterprises are taking advantage of surveillance technologies like, network video recorders, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, video analytics; likewise small/medium-sized enterprises aren’t behind in this race. Adapting to technological advancements such as smart

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What is Meeting Equity – And Why Does it Matter Now?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan As we get closer to a post-pandemic world, inching towards a future of equity holds great significance for companies of every size and across all industries. This can have an impact on how engaged your team is and consequently their productivity. In turn, this affects the

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C&C Technology Group Inks New Partnership Deal with Digital Labor Solutions

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan A collaboration to expand C&C’s capabilities and offer its clients a one-stop solution for IT, Security and AV labor needs. WOODCLIFF, New Jersey (November 29, 2021)—C&C Technology Group (C&C), a leading manufacturer representation firm offering building technology solutions for a wide range of industries, and Digital

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Protect your Tester with Fluke Gold Support

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan There’s nothing more frustrating than business downtime due to tester issues. You need the right support for your tester to ensure a high return on investment. It may be beneficial to look at Fluke Network’s Gold Support. Why consider this premium program for your tester needs?

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Top Pick – Fluke vs NetAlly Network Tools [2021]

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan The leading cause of industrial Ethernet network failures falls on poor network cabling. Of course there can always be issue on the network itself. Without proper connections and routing, an Ethernet system won’t run at the speed the business needs to. Likewise, if network configurations are

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Smart buildings

What is a Smart Building and How Will it Benefit You?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan It’s mid-March 2009 in New York City. You’re running late for your meeting downtown. As you rush out of your building lobby you are greeted with an icy blast of sideways rain. Frantically, you scan the street for a lit-up taxi medallion – shining like a

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What is Optical Headroom? 5 Best Ways to Test It

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Every second, 127 new devices hook up to the internet for the first time, adding to the 10 billion connected devices already accessing data networks. By 2025, there will be an estimated 41.6 billion connected devices, and these devices will generate 79.4 zettabytes of data. And

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What is an Ethernet Cable? Find the Best for Your Needs

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Whether you’re running a data center with server rooms, a medical facility, an office, or some other type of business, you likely have a range of equipment that require the use of Ethernet cables to function. This article intends to explore the typical uses of Ethernet

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What is a Fiber Cassette? MPO Cassettes Importance

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan According to Forbes.com, the best way to keep up with the evolution of technology is to have a plan. When it comes to managing a data center, this aspect is a never-ending job. By the time something has been upgraded, there is always new technology up

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What Are Fiber Optic Jumpers?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan The world is interconnected with all sorts of tools. From bridges to wires, we are constantly linking ourselves from one place to another. The fiber optic jumper is one of the most important links of all. In today’s technologically advanced world, stocking your business with mediocre

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Server Room Temperature Monitors [Buyer’s Guide]

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan When it comes to ensuring the quality performance of server rooms, there is a vast range of factors people need to consider to keep their specialized equipment safe and running at peak efficiency. One of the primary variables that need to be carefully tracked and managed

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How to Use a Network Cable Tester

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Simply purchasing good equipment isn’t enough. You need to know it’s working. With nearly nine million data centers around the world, you must stay ahead of the curve. Running an efficient business means investing in technology that will hold firm through anything you throw at it.

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How to Choose the Best Fiber Patch Cord

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan The global fiber optic cable industry is expected to grow 14.5% by 2026 because of the increased demand for FTTX, telecommunications, and other technological advancements. And more and more businesses are upgrading their cabling to accommodate 5G capabilities. But how do you determine the best fiber patch cord

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The Top 10 U.S. Data Center Locations in 2022

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Are you wondering which Data Center facilities you should be paying attention to throughout the remainder of this year? To discover the top United States Data Center Locations in 2022, you need to combine and consider many essential factors. Which data centers are in the highest

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Best Data Center Racks [Buyer’s Guide]

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Data center racks are critical management tools for data centers. They are cabinets or frames created for the express purpose of housing, protecting, and cooling data center equipment such as routers, servers, a/v components, hubs, and switches. There are a variety of types of server racks,

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How Do Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS) Work?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Your data center is an essential part of your business. It holds your company’s financial history, customer information, and more.  Keeping these systems in tack can cost a lot of money. You do your best to make sure there aren’t any security breaches. However, there are

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How Do Power Distribution Units (PDUs) Work?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan As your organization expands, so do your technology requirements. At a certain point, you’ll need more electrical outlets than you currently have to efficiently utilize your facility. While home offices can usually use simple power strips, any scaleable company should know the advantages of using a

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Best Base-8 Fiber Optic Cable Connectors

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan As technological advances continue to revolutionize data and network applications, it’s been clear as day that data centers and other networking infrastructures need more efficient systems to handle their increasing workload. With the introduction of fiber cables a few decades ago, there was a significant upgrade

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Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS): How it Works

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan We’ve all experienced blackouts at some point in our lives, and they aren’t pretty. However, if you’re working in IT and a blackout happens, it could be your worst nightmare. Not only does it cause deterioration for your system, but it can also damage your data,

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What Is a Patch Panel? Benefits & Uses for Networks

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan The modern world is wireless, with businesses and individuals keeping up with the latest trends. However, a wired network is still a more secure option, and it can reach blazing fast speeds. If you want to take advantage of a more wired world, you should think

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What is the Living Building Challenge?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan The living building challenge is pushing architects and designers to break boundaries when creating sustainable buildings. It is a certification offered by the International Living Future Institute. The concept for the certification is based on emulating a living plant, specifically a flower. Seven Petal Requirements for

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Superior Essex Raises The Bar Again

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan “We’ve set the benchmark for communications cables many times before, and… we’re raising the bar again.” – Brian Ensign, VP of Marking Superior Essex This quote comes on the heels of Superior Essex Communications obtaining UL Verification for PowerWise® Extended Distance under its Sustainable Intelligent Building

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Here Are the Top 5 Reasons Enterprises Are Adopting SD-WAN

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Many enterprises are adopting SD-WAN for their networks, as it provides superior performance in a cloud-centric environment. Many of the conventional WAN solutions were good when applications tended to be in a centralized location. For example, companies would have a mainframe, which would mean the wide-area

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Fiber Connector Types Buyer’s Guide [2021]

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan With the variety of splice options that fiber network planners have today, identifying the best connectors can be a bit overwhelming. Consequently, not much thought is often given to the connector selection, and many make choices based solely on cost, availability, or what they’ve used previously.

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What Are Data Center Power Whips (PDUs)?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Business data centers are an essential part of any company. They help protect sensitive information and improve business efficiency. However, while they are crucial, the infrastructure of a data center can be costly. As a business owner, it’s your job to make sure that you can

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Best Keystone Jacks for Data Speed [Buyer’s Guide]

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan With so many brands and types of keystone jacks, it can be difficult to know who to trust. At C&C Technology Group, we work directly with data center suppliers like Legrand, C2G, Superior Esssex, and more – which gives us a unique and qualified perspective to

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What are Locking Power Cords?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Many businesses use technological processes to make sure their systems are running smoothly. It’s an essential component of any successful business. However, specific movements from devices or human error use can lead to cords disconnecting. As a result, processes will be slower and can affect the

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What Are Optical Transceivers?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan In the technological world, optical transceivers are a vital hardware component for several industries. Often optical transceivers are utilized in networking hardware installations. In most instances, optical transceivers are used in so many industries because they make it possible for a simple switch to support companies’

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What are Wire Basket Cable Trays?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan All commercial buildings contain wiring on site, and this leads to a lot of cables, especially in a smart building’s data center and around work stations. That’s when a cable tray can become useful. Wire basket cable trays provide a simple and cost-effective cable management solution.

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What are LC Connectors?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan For those that require robust connection speeds and durable hardware, finding the right Ethernet cables isn’t enough. Connectors link network devices together and make sure every last part is optimized to its full potential.  The difference between LC and SC connectors is small, but significant. When

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What Are Cat 6 Ethernet Cables?

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Any reliable computer set-up these days requires high-speed Internet. The uptick in remote work and the world’s still pervasive social distancing requirements have increased this need tenfold. When you want lightning fast Internet, as well as tools that don’t go obsolete too quickly, you need to

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What is Fiber Optics & How Does It Work

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan The older coaxial cable wiring in most communities and homes today has much more interference than fiber-optic transmissions. The result is faster, clearer imaging to support high-definition signals like 4K and 5K video. Fiber optic networks are expanding in both cities and rural areas, but the

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Fiber Optic Cable [Buyer’s Guide]

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Fiber optic cable offers a range of benefits for corporate data networking and telecommunications, such as thinner, lighter cables and longer signal range. This comprehensive buying guide will discuss: What fiber optic cable is Key features What you should look for when choosing fiber optic cable

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Cat8 Cable: Everything You Need To Know

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan The Ethernet cable market is estimated to grow to $21.36 billion by 2026. What’s driving this growth is the need for high-speed transfer. To connect a network, businesses have several Ethernet cable options. CAT8 Ethernet cables are a popular choice because these copper cables have a bandwidth

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OTDR: Optical Time Domain Reflectometer Info

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan An OTDR, or Optical Time Domain Reflectometer, integrates a laser source into a detector to offer an inside view of the fiber link. The laser signals the fiber in the area the sensor receives the light reflected from the various components of the link. The signal

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Network & Cable Testers [Buyer’s Guide]

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Network cabling directly affects your business’s connectivity. When a network lags, corrupts, or fails, your enterprise loses money. When designing, installing, and maintaining your network, you should regularly test your network cable for vulnerabilities and potential threats. To do this, you’ll need a network cable tester. To

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Coaxial Cable Splitter [FAQ]

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan While the coaxial cable splitter has been around a while, you might still have some questions about their quality and what they do and cannot do. That’s why we are here to help. Here is C&C Tech Group guide to frequently asked questions about coaxial cable

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Stranded vs Solid Wire: When & Why It Matters

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Are you undertaking some new projects involving cables and intricate wiring but have no idea where to start? This is what you should know about stranded vs solid wires, when to use them, and how to choose which type of line to use for your specific

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Cat 5 vs. Cat 6: What You Need to Know

Last Updated on October 10, 2022 by Josh Mahan Are you using the right ethernet cable for your IT network? The type of cable infrastructure you use can make a significant difference, and it’s essential to choose the right one, especially if the choice is between a cat 5 vs cat 6. Many ethernet cables

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Network Cable Propagation Delay [Complete Guide]

Last Updated on August 2, 2022 by Josh Mahan Of the types of network delays that can occur, few affect speeds over large networks more than network cable propagation delay. Propagation delay is the length of time it takes for a signal to propagate from one end of a circuit to another. The primary factor

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