Network switch mounting

How to Mount a Network Switch to a Rack?

A network switch has been recognized as one of the most important devices for today’s networking technology. It allows simultaneous transmission of multiple packets and partition of a network more efficiently than bridges or routers. The rack mount switch can be installed in a standard 19-inch equipment rack or on a desktop or shelf. So how do you mount a network…

A layout of the fiber optic network in an office building

Eight Factors Influencing Your Fiber Optic Installation Bills

Nowadays more than one-third of the popularity have access to the internet. Large enterprises already use the high-capacity fiber-optic access networks, and small- or medium-sized businesses also want to relieve the bottleneck of the copper-based access network and benefit from the fiber-based access network. Nonetheless, the cost is one of the factors that small business would take into account. In…

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Seven Tips for the Cable Installation

Cable installation can be a finicky thing. People without appropriate knowledge and training cannot be employed for the installation of the cables, since they may end up with work that causes network failure. End users might have the experience of running telephone cables so that they want to take the risk of wiring network cables. In fact, telephone cables can…

A person inspects fiber endface with a fiber microscope

Be Careful When Working With Fiber Optic Cable

It’s known that safety issues or hazards are commonplace in both copper and fiber cabling installation, faced by installers. And when it comes to this topic, many people think that copper cabling installation needs more attention and caution, since they carry electricity. In comparison, optical fibers are safer because of the light they carry. But actually, this concept is misplaced….