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The GIS Box!

14th June 2017 – Written by Sam RogersSales Consultant

That’s what we affectionately call them here in the office. The Guest Internet Solution Box from Guest Internet Solutions of course.

Industrial Revolution 4.0 and the IIOT

1st June 2017 – Written by Iain Vipas

Since the latest “Industrial Revolution” dubbed 4.0 back in 2010-11, IOT (Internet of Things), or more specifically in this instance IIOT (Industrial Internet of Things), has boomed over the last few years, and on a daily basis, we are contacted by companies looking to incorporate IOT based ideas. As a result of this constant increase, we come across lots of new solutions for businesses with new and improved challenges. 

5Gbps! - Siklu Etherhaul EH 5500-FD

25th May 2017 – Written by Peter Cronshaw

I remember, like with most technology, being in awe at the specs first time around but retrospectively having a good’ol laugh at myself for doing so. Building a new PC with the dizzying heights of 5Gb HDD internal storage that at the time was the peak of what you could get your hands on, unless you worked for Nasa. Now, couldn’t even house a tiny slither of my music collection.

Latest Wi-Fi Promotions

11th May 2017

The latest Wi-Fi promotions from DigitalAir Wireless for Q2. Don't miss out on your opportunity to get a Free Wi-Fi survey, Free Wi-Fi health check, Free Ruckus Wireless demo kit or Free consultancy.

SDN -Software Defined Networking explained

21st April 2017 – Written by Iain Spooner

Software defined networking is a way of looking at how networking and cloud solutions should be automated, efficient, and scalable in a world where application services may be provided locally, by the data centre, or even within a cloud. This is impossible to achieve with a rigid/ legacy system that’s both challenging to manage, maintain, and upgrade. Moving forward, you need simplicity, flexibility, and the ability to quickly scale up and grow to meet ever changing and ever increasing IT and business needs.

The maths behind 4 stream 2.4GHz data rates explained

14th April 2017 – Written by Joe Budnar-Hunt

As any wireless professional will tell you, data rates or signalling rates are the theoretical speeds that a wireless access point can provide under perfect lab conditions, using all available spatial streams at the highest possible modulation rate. The truth of it, is that real-time throughput speeds are always a mere percentage of these data rates, usually less than 50% due to wireless being a half-duplex medium. However, calculating data rates and using these for advertising purposes is common practice among wireless manufacturers and resellers alike.

The benefits of the Siklu EtherHaul-2X00 Series

A common requirement for our customers is to provide a solution which will provide 1Gbps Full-Duplex connectivity between two sites. Often the answer to the problem is an E-band solution, meaning a set of radios that work within the 70-80Ghz frequency. 

Leased Line vs Wireless Bridge Comparison

14th March 2017 – Written by Allan Law

When deciding whether to go for a leased line or with a wireless bridge link, do you know what are the deciding factors to influence your decision?

A day in the life of a DigitalAir account manager

7th March 2017 – Written by Peter Cronshaw

Now, I know, I know being on the wireless bridging team for DigitalAir, this blogs topic is supposed to be relevant to wireless bridging but, I wanted to do something a little different.

iBoss & The prevent duty - Prevent and Keeping children safe in education

The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (The Act) was introduced to the House of Commons in November 2014 and was intended to counter the threat of terrorism and curb the threat of jihadist ideology. Further to this, The Act imposes a duty on “specified authorities” (i.e. schools, colleges, local authorities and NHS institutions) when exercising their functions, to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.

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