The Enterprise Source
Information about the now and next of connectivity infrastructure
The resource center that explains what’s here now – and what’s coming next
The Enterprise Source has been set up to help you do both. We are producing a number of quick guides to explain simply and clearly the background to key technologies and issues – from Cat 6a cabling to the Internet Of Things. And we are also asking our experts to share their thoughts on the topical developments that will shape our industry and impact your decisions in the future.
Automated infrastructure management (AIM): the Fact File
AIM systems have been with us for 20 years to improve how we manage the network's physical layer. Read about how they work and what the benefits are.
Cat 6A: the Fact File
A comprehensive summary of information about Cat 6A structured cabling, covering its evolution, implementation, and advantages to the enterprise.
Extended Reach: the Fact File
How to extend the reach of structured cabling networks to deliver the required power and bandwidth beyond the 100 meter distance limitation.
In-building cellular: the Fact File
A comprehensive summary of information about in-building cellular systems (DAS), covering their evolution, implementation, and advantages to the enterprise.
Migration to 400G/800G: the Fact File - Part 1
Hyperscale and multi tenant data centers need to plan now for 400G/800G migration. Get the insight you need to prepare—optics, fiber, cabling design and more.
Migration to 400G/800G: the Fact File - Part II
400G/800G is here with 1.6T migration not far behind. How can hyperscale and multi-tenant data centers adapt their cabling designs and connectivity to thrive?
Multimode fiber: the Fact File
Evolution of fiber cabling types used in the enterprise, differences between and advantages of OM3, OM4, OM5 and multimode and singlemode fiber
PoE: the Fact File
From Wi-Fi access points and IoT to in-building wireless, PoE's capabilities are quickly growing. Get the trusted insight you need to take advantage.
Powered Fiber: the Fact File
Powered fiber cabling systems offer many advantages for the powering of remote devices in campus networks. Read about how they work and what are the benefits.
Smart Spaces: the Fact File
A converged network can prepare your critical infrastructure for tomorrow's connected world. Read the latest data points about smart buildings, smart campuses and smart cities.
Structured Cabling Systems: the Fact File
Structured cabling brings order and efficiency to enterprises and data centers. Read about its benefits and how to get the most from the approach.
Universal connectivity grid (UCG): the Fact File
A universal connectivity grid (UCG) delivers ubiquitous connectivity to your workplace, to connect DAS antennas, workstations, security cameras and more.
Wi-Fi 6: the Fact File
Wi-Fi 6 delivers impressive throughput, speed, efficiency and security, even in high-density environments. Explore this head-turning technology.
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