Blog - 2017
They say everyone gets 10 minutes of fame, and here is ours. Read the latest from our network experts on industry trends, the latest events, upcoming technologies and much more.
Device Management System: The Little-Known Technology that Makes It Easier to Manage PoE+ Devices
While it’s safe to say that Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) was invented to support VoIP phones, I would argue that it has a bigger impact on network managers’ lives by making it much easier and more cost effective to connect multiple types of remote network devices to the network. The simplicity with which it’s possible to connect
Solving the Legacy Network Cabling Conundrum
Upgrading enterprise network cabling is expensive. Not only is the cable and installation costly, but so is removal and disposal of the old cabling, making it tempting to leave the legacy cabling in place, snaked through the walls and ceilings of your enterprise. But there are advantages to doing so, the cabling can be re-used.
Leading Data Services Provider, Iron Mountain, Standardizes on Transition Networks for Media Conversion
For over 30 years, enterprises have trusted Iron Mountain to develop and manage their data center environments with a portfolio of ultra-secure facilities and compliant services. With a need to support multiple access networks for its customers, the company turned to Transition Networks’ comprehensive media conversion solutions. Because media conversion is a key issue for
IEEE’s Electronics 360 Features New Extenders and Smart Managed Switches
We’re pleased to share that Transition Networks was featured this month in IEEE’s Electronics 360, an online publication covering the business and technology of electronics as it impacts a myriad of industries across the global economy. In the article, Assistant Managing Editor, Peter Brown, provides an overview of our Ethernet Over 2-Wire Extender with PoE+,
Benefits of Combining Ethernet Extenders with DMS Switches
All network managers are familiar with Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), the ubiquitous network management system for Ethernet networks. But most are less familiar with Device Management Systems (DMS) a technology for managing the powered devices (PD) that are connected to Power-over-Ethernet plus (PoE+) switches. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through three newly
Best Practices in Media Conversion for Data Center
Key trends such as virtualization, big data, cloud access and mobility are increasing bandwidth demands exponentially on data center networks. With these new demands also comes new Ethernet variations, from 2.5 GbE to 40 GbE to even 400 GbE. Rather than upgrading network infrastructure every time a new standard emerges within the industry, many data
Does Every Network Upgrade Need a New Cable Plant? No, Says Network World Article
Is a cable upgrade required for every network technology upgrade? That might be industry convention, but it’s not always true. Cabling upgrades are costly and are one of the most time intensive aspects of a network upgrade. Using new media converter technology can help leverage an existing cable plant and reduce the need for cabling
Security and Surveillance Integrators Share Their Views: What’s Happening on the Security Scene Today
We asked Security and Surveillance Integrators to tell us about their current projects and the trends they are seeing in the market today. Here are some tips from the feedback they shared: Time is money, and you don’t always get much of it. The typical time frame for a project from start to completion is
Why the Second Largest Telecommunications Company in Canada Chose Transition Networks for Media Conversion Solutions
We’re pleased to share with you that TELUS, Canada’s fastest-growing nationwide telecommunications company with 12.5 million subscriber connections, has selected Transition Networks’ ION Media Conversion Platform to provide customers with the connectivity they need and the network bandwidth they desire. Recently, TELUS had been utilizing multiple vendor products to provide customers with business Ethernet and
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