Ethernet...good old Ethernet. It seems as if this type of LAN technology has been around virtually forever. It also seems as if Ethernet will continue to be the driving force behind system networking, especially since this technology continually changes with time. The entire methodology behind the inherent design and operation of local area networks (LANs) is daunting. READ MORE
Jennifer Leah Stong-Michas
Jennifer Leah Stong-Michas is a freelance writer who lives in central Pennsylvania.
Articles by Jennifer Leah Stong-Michas
Multimedia applications have just taken over networks. Long gone are the days when the most taxing task for any network was moving data files through itself. Fast-forward to the new era of doing business––video teleconferencing, unified messaging, graphic-intense PowerPoint presentations, streaming media coverage––the list is seemingly endless. READ MORE
It seems as if it was only a decade or so ago when “migration” refered only to birds (or perhaps retired people) heading south for the winter. Now, the term “migration” has taken on a whole new meaning. For voice/data/video (VDV), migration defines the transition from a current solution to a new one. READ MORE
It seems as if many people talk about the future a lot. The problem with such discussions is that if predicting the future were easy, many of us would not be working today because we would have made a fortune in the stock market by now. One area where predictions are a little less difficult than in the stock market is networks. READ MORE
System compatibility is not only a growing trend, it also seems to be an unmistakable necessity. This term appears to be evolving from an industry “buzzword” to a way of life for contractors. READ MORE