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Systimax AirSpeed extends network with wireless connectivity

September 1, 2004

Systimax Solutions has introduced an enterprise wireless LAN offering called the AirSpeed, which allows organizations to deploy a wireless system at the same time they install the general LAN infrastructure.

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A remote powering primer

September 1, 2004

I am frequently asked to provide guidance on the use of 4-pair telecommunications cabling for remote powering and control of electrical devices such as security cameras, different sensors, access controllers and alarms.

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APP introduces press-fit contacts for PowerMod products

September 1, 2004

Anderson Power Products (APP) is now shipping new press-fit contacts for its PowerMod line of connectors. The concept enables a solder-free connection to the PCB.

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Firestopping device allows wires, cables to be added and removed

September 1, 2004

The Wiremold Company recently introduced the FlameStopper, a firestopping device for through-wall penetrations that allow wires and cables to be easily added or removed, while maintaining the fire rating of the wall.

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Intelligent patching system provides network security at physical layer

September 1, 2004

The Real Time Patching System from Molex Premise Networks enables the physical network infrastructure to detect potential threats to the network before they occur.

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Welcome to the VoIP age

September 1, 2004

The University of Guelph is in an enviable position now that VoIP has become the technology sector’s version of The New New Thing.

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A VoIP REALITY CHECK

September 1, 2004

When the University of Guelph decided in early 2001 that its 15-year-old phone system would not last much longer, a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system seemed like the logical successor.

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NAED survey reveals members optimistic about future

July 6, 2004

Sales are growing among electrical distributors, according to the National Association of Electrical Distributors (…

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Tektronix to purchase Inet Technologies

June 30, 2004

Test and measurement vendor Tektronix Inc. has announced plans to acquire Inet Technologies Inc., a provider of com…

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Nexans adds 10Gigabit testing capabilities to its R&D program

June 23, 2004

Structured cabling vendor Nexans has added new capabilities in testing copper and fiber optic cables at a data rate…