5 Questions to Consider When Choosing a UPS System

Choosing the right UPS System can be a daunting task for even the most knowledgeable IT professional. Here are five basic questions you should ask to give you peace of mind knowing you made the right decision.

Do I need a Network/Server UPS or a Desktop UPS? [Continue reading]

What’s the Difference Between Thunderbolt™ and Mini DisplayPort?


If connectors fit together, they must function together, right? Not so fast...just because a Thunderbolt 1 or 2 connector and a Mini DisplayPort connector use the same geometry, that doesn’t mean you can always plug one into the other and get … [Continue reading]

Managing High-Density Cabling in Rack Environments


I think it's safe to say that cable clutter is a major problem in most data center or server room rack environments, but how do we fix it? First, let's talk about how cables get to the rack. If you have a raised floor, it may seem convenient to … [Continue reading]

Considering a Wall-Mount Rack? Here are 5 Convincing Facts


1. You can secure equipment in minimal space Wall-mount rack cabinets are perfect for housing equipment like servers and audio/video consoles in rooms with limited floor space like wiring closets. They come with adjustable vertical mounting rails … [Continue reading]

Which Ethernet cable should you use… Cat5, Cat5e or Cat6?


When wiring your network, you have several options for cabling. While Category 5, 5e and 6 cables have similar connectors, they are different standards with different transmission speed capabilities. … [Continue reading]