The Benefits of Antimicrobial Power Strips for Healthcare Facilities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate nearly two million hospital patients in the U.S. annually contract a healthcare-acquired infection (HAI), at a cost over $36 million a year. Frequently, HAIs are spread through … [Continue reading]

Keep Your IP Camera Installation Up and Running Through Power Problems

For home and small business owners, installing a video surveillance system is one of the most effective ways to protect assets and deter theft. But after your system is up and running, you’ll want to ensure that it stays that way. An uninterruptible … [Continue reading]

Where There’s Power, There’s a Power Cord

Even in today’s increasingly wireless world, most IT equipment requires an AC power cord. When you installed your servers, routers or other devices, you connected the power cables and probably haven’t thought about those cords since. But there are … [Continue reading]

Centralized vs. Decentralized UPS Systems

One of the first steps in choosing the most appropriate UPS solution is deciding whether to use a centralized or decentralized setup. While both have their advantages, knowing how to answer this question depends on a number of factors. Here are … [Continue reading]

What’s the Difference Between 24 AWG, 26 AWG and 28 AWG Network Cables?

When shopping for Cat5e, Cat6 or Cat6a network cables, you may notice an AWG specification printed on the cable jacket, like 24 AWG. The AWG stands for American Wire Gauge, a standardized system for describing the diameter of the individual … [Continue reading]