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
Want to know more about the big networking issues of today?
Need to find out what the future holds?
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.
What’s now? What’s next? Get the answers here.
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Automated infrastructure management (AIM)
AIM: the Fact File
Get a deep dive into how Automated Infrastructure Management (AIM) systems enable real-time monitoring and management of connectivity across an entire network.
Cat 6A: the Fact File
All you need to know about Cat 6A including its evolution, market coverage, usage, strengths, detailed science. Also contains links to resources and case studies.
Migration to 400G/800G
Migration to 400G/800G: the Fact File - Part I
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.
The Move to 400Gb is closer than you think
Get the shortlist of the signs that point out to the cloud-based DC evolution.
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 (MMF)
Power over cabling
Power over Ethernet (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.
What’s Driving the Future of PoE?
Power over Ethernet advances go beyond more powerful network switches and support for in-building wireless. Learn what's in store for your network's PoE future.
Powered Fiber: the Fact File
Understand how Powered Fiber has become a key technology in the deployment of enterprise and campus networks around the world.
Smart Spaces: the Fact File
All you need to know about making spaces smarter with state of the art infrastructure.
Smart and sustainable: building the future with enhanced experiences and green benefits
Smart infrastructure can drive sustainability. We look at the technologies that can help your smart building drive you towards your net zero goals.
SCS: the Fact File
The lowdown on Structured Cabling Systems, which are ubiquitous. We look at their history, application, technologies and how they will evolve in the future.
The benefit of structure: remembering life before SCS
We consider the many benefits brought by the shift away from multi-cable chaos to a more structured approach.
Universal connectivity grid (UCG): the Fact File
All you need to know about universal connectivity grid and how it delivers the power and connectivity your building’s nervous system needs.