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The Case for Midspans vs. Switches for PoE Deployment

There are two ways to deploy the latest high-power PoE technology: by upgrading the network switch, or by installing midspans in the existing networking infrastructure. PoE-capable switches offer the advantage of an integrated solution that requires only one cable for the network connection. However, this isn’t necessarily the best choice.


Centralizing Your Video Surveillance

IP video is more affordable than ever and is really the best choice for entry into the video surveillance market or when considering a system upgrade.


Network Connectivity for Legacy Security Systems

Many facilities throughout the world have fire alarm, burglar alarm and surveillance systems that were installed before the coming of the Internet Age. For many, there is not the financial ability to replace these systems with more up to date equipment nor may there be pressing need as they properly perform their intended purpose. That does not mean that they can not be 'connected' and ‘IP enabled’ for a very reasonable cost.




Cooling Solutions for Mission-Critical Electronics

Cooling Solutions for Mission-Critical Electronics

Discussion of four options for cooling electronic/electrical equipment housed in enclosures and transit cases. These options include thermoelectric air conditioners, compressor-based AC, vortex coolers and air-to-air heat exchangers. Each cooling method is explained and the advantages of thermoelectric air conditioners are examined as compared to the other cooling methods.


Is Your Video Surveillance System Meeting the TCO Challenge?

While requirements for security systems are constantly increasing, security managers and IT directors are forced to deal with shrinking budgets.


Understanding Technologies Whitepaper

Understanding Technologies for Creating High-Security ID Cards

Before deciding on a card printer, you need to know some basics about types of cards, printing methods, quantity of cards being printed, frequency of printing, security elements, image quality, and encoding requirements.


Zebra Technologies eBook


  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

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