JAYCOR – CEO announcement

JAYCOR International (Pty) Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Pokroy, age 37, as the Company’s new CEO.

Greg joined JAYCOR in 2002 and began his career in sales, learning the products and business from the ground up. Greg moved to Cape Town in 2005 to begin developing client relationships in the Western and Eastern Cape regions, and later established JAYCOR’s Cape Town branch in 2010.

Over the last decade, Greg has played a strategic role in the growth, development and modernisation of the business, responsible for refining JAYCOR’s technology infrastructure, systems, operational processes and business development. Greg was also pivotal in successfully rebranding the business, launching the innovative smart e-commerce platform and spear-heading the Enterprise division and PatchPro® SaaS service.

The Board is excited to have Greg as CEO and we wish him great success in his new role.

B2B Ecommerce Platform

JAYCOR  supports Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) by supplying automation connectivity products, services and solutions to businesses across Sub-Saharan Africa. Mission critical components are required for automated factories, transport hubs, smart grids and industrial network infrastructure of all kinds. Physical access and procurement of these products is essential to minimizing downtime and maximizing profitability.

For end-users, finding the right product for their application can often be challenging. To overcome these challenges, JAYCOR developed a smart B2B e-commerce platform to assist our customers, their engineers, technicians and buying departments in finding the right products quickly and easily. The e-commerce platform is incredibly dynamic and functional; searching through thousands of products is quick and easy. Check real-time stock availability, pricing, production due dates and place orders and even generate quotes online. The platform supports both desktops, tablets and mobile devices for quick-access, on the go, anywhere, day or night.

1. Dynamic search filters – Find what you need, fast

Search by main or sub-categories and in granular detail

2. Access Real-time product info:

• Pricing

• Availability

• Stock due dates

3. Wish list – your own personal catalogue:

• Save products to your personal wishlist

4. Payment methods for B2B and B2C customers:

• On account
• EFT or Credit Card

5. Quote generator:

• Add your required items and quantity to cart and generate PDF quote.

6. Online Agents:

• Chat with sales agents online by Instant Message

Innovation

Supporting Industry 4.0 and the IIoT is pivotal to the development and maintenance of new industrial network infrastructure. The smart e-commerce platform provides end-users with clarity and control – 24hour access to products and real-time stock and price info and the ability to self-procure.

JAYCOR has a vast network of products and brands with tens of thousands of products in our portfolio. The smart e-commerce platform currently has over 2,500 products with many are added regularly.

JAYCOR Automation Connectivity Solutions

Your Single-Source End-to-End Industrial Connectivity Solutions Provider

The Quickest Connections Worldwide

The Belden portfolio extends from a comprehensive range of cables and connectors, through rugged Ethernet switches, to routers and firewalls – all harmonized to work seamlessly together. With that portfolio we can meet the exacting requirements of our customers, who demand robust, high-quality products for use under extremely challenging conditions.

With top-quality products from the Belden, Hirschmann™ and Lumberg Automation™ brands, backed by professional service and support, we provide you with the best possible complete solution in automation, whether for monitoring passenger flow, for traffic surveillance in tunnels, for networks at airports, on ships, or for on-board entertainment systems.

 JAYCOR Automation Connectivity Solutions

INDUSTRY 4.0

Smart Factories and Automation

Representing the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0 is a collective term embracing several automation, data exchange and manufacturing technologies. These technologies coalesce under Cyber-Physical Systems, the Internet of Things and the Internet of Services.

6 Design Principles

1. Interoperability

The ability of cyber-physical systems (i.e. workpiece carriers, assembly stations and products), humans and Smart Factories to connect and communicate with each other via the Internet of Things and the Internet of Services.

2. Virtualization

A virtual copy of the Smart Factory which is created by linking sensor data (from monitoring physical processes) with virtual plant models and simulation models.

3. Decentralization

The ability of cyber-physical systems within Smart factories to make decisions on their own.

4. Real-Time Capability

The capability to collect and analyze data and provide the derived insights immediately.

5. Service Orientation

Offering of services (of cyber-physical systems, humans or Smart Factories) via the Internet of Services.

6. Modularity

Flexible adaptation of Smart Factories to changing requirements by replacing or expanding individual modules.

IIoT (Industrial Internet Of Things)

Over the past three decades JAYCOR has witnessed globalization and the enormous step-change in the evolution of technology and the impact it has had on businesses and consumers. And within that change, connecting technology has provided the essential pillars to support an interconnected world, through the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).Today’s cabling and connector technologies are pivotal to the advancements of big data, renewable energy, automation and the many other mission critical technologies that shape our present and future.

 JAYCOR Automation Connectivity Solutions

4 Elements that Jolt Network Bandwidth

Ponder about the streets you commute every day. What would occur if the traffic engineers who designed these roadways did not take into account the numbers of cars travelling on them, road width and the number of lanes? They would not be able to accommodate a certain amount of traffic at a certain average speed. Traffic would be a disaster, there would be bottlenecks and hold ups, and it would be hard to get where you needed to be.

The same holds true for your network – it’s only as adequate as the planning that goes into it. Different types of applications require different network bandwidth levels. Each task fulfilled using your network takes up network bandwidth, with many bits per second navigating across the network. Knowing and how much bandwidth each application uses is key to ensuring the functionality, reliability and speed of your network.

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Splice-On Connectors – 6 Reasons to Consider

A new connector technology combination utilizing the benefits of both fusion splicing with the simplicity of a field-installable connector to better our options for field-termination: the splice-on connector. Technicians are embracing the splice-on connector for aggressive plant environments, data centers and MDU (multi-dwelling unit) networks.

A splice-on connector uses a fusion splicer to permanently join a fiber stub inside the connector with a fiber cable. The splice is protected inside the boot of the connector, replacing the need for traditional pigtails as the splice is contained within the connector.

As splice-on connectors become more popular, here are a few reasons why you may want to consider them for your network:

1. Fewer Materials and Components Required
2. Better Insertion Loss and Return Loss Performance over Mechanical Splice Connectors
3. Installation Flexibility
4. Generic Requirements (GR) for Outdoor Environments
5. Successful-Splice Notification
6. Significant Price Decreases

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