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Found 3 articles for the topic: Wired Solutions

PoE Defined and How to Avoid Common Issues

PoE “Power over Ethernet” has become a very common technology in today’s enterprise environments. As the demand for PoE increases, the demand for increased power goes up as well. The current standard of 802.3bt provides up to 71W. It’s important to validate that the expected Power is being supplied by the PoE.Today, PoE is powering many mission critical devices, including VoIP systems, Wi-Fi netwo....Read more

PoE Issues… How to Find and Avoid Common Problems

Network World cites ( a survey the Ethernet Alliance (  conducted, in which a significant number of users reported issues with PoE including reliability, long repair times, and connection challenges. This should be of key concern to network operators, who – in addition to delivering voice and data – are now in the “power delivery business.”Today, PoE i....Read more

USB-C Power packs extend portability of EtherScope nXG

Network professionals face many different challenges from day to day. But even in a single day, you may find yourself needing to troubleshoot a Wi-Fi performance problem in the morning, and capture packets for escalation evidence in the afternoon. Having the powerful capabilities of EtherScope nXG in a handheld instrument makes these tasks easy, but even with the typical 2 ½ hour battery run time,....Read more