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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 […]

The Evolution of Wireless Standards

In the late 1990’s, one of the first wireless standards was carried out. You may remember IEEE 802.11b – the first wireless LAN standard to be widely adopted and incorporated into computers and laptops. A few years later on came the IEEE 802.11g, which offered signal transmission over relatively short distances at speeds of up […]

Public vs Private Clouds: How Do You Choose?

An Intel Security survey of 2,000+ IT professionals last year revealed several fascinating information about public and private cloud adoption. For starters, within the next 15 months, 80% of all IT budgets will have some income dedicated to cloud solutions. Many enterprises are starting to rely on public and private clouds for a few simple reasons: Most good […]

The Impact of Patch Cord Types on the Network

Data Centers and the networks they support have expanded to be an integral part of every business. The software applications that keep mission-critical operations up and running in highly redundant, 24/7 environments rely on highly engineered structured cabling systems to connect the cloud to every user. Structured cabling is the foundation that supports data centers. Although […]

Cabling Demands for Digital Buildings

2017 to be the year of the digital building, and there has certainly been progress in this direction as predicted. In fact, according to Deloitte, sensor deployment in commercial buildings could potentially grow by 79% between 2015 and 2020. Support for Internet of Things (IoT) is growing, bringing standalone building systems onto one platform. As all these […]

Single-Pair Ethernet Cabling: Four New Applications

Four New Types of Single-Pair Ethernet Cabling For years, Ethernet cabling has used four twisted pairs to carry data without worrying about noise in data lines. Recent developments in IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet Working Group) and TIA TR-42(Telecommunications Cabling Systems Engineering Committee) has unveiled four standards projects which may change that; instead of four balanced twisted-pairs cabling, these standards feature a single balanced twisted-pair Ethernet cabling. Of these four, […]

Better, Faster, Cheaper Ethernet: The Road From 100G to 800G

Worldwide IP traffic has been increasing immensely in the enterprise and consumer division, driven by growing numbers of Internet users, as well as growing numbers of connected devices that provide faster wireless and fixed broadband access, high-quality video streaming and social networking capabilities. Data centers are expanding globally to support computing, storage and content delivery […]

Introducing Magnum 5RX Security Router

This ruggedized device delivers high-performance routing and advanced firewall function while ensuring network security. This is your moment to reduce total infrastructure costs, especially in high-volume deployments and highly distributed networks. Ultimate Performance and Reliability in a 2-in-1 Package Integrating advanced firewall security and routing in a fixed configuration, the Magnum 5RX Security Router provides […]

Upgrade: 100G Networks and Beyond with Installed-Base Multimode Fiber

Global IP traffic has been increasing rapidly in enterprise and consumer segments, driven by growing numbers of Internet users and connected devices, faster wireless and fixed broadband access, high-quality video streaming and social networking. Data centers are being built to support the more robust computing, storage and content delivery services these users require. Since 2016, […]