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Why Structured Cabling Is the Backbone of the Digital Building

by Kevin Gillingham | Nov 01, 2018

By now, you are familiar with the benefits the digital building will bring—from reducing costs and improving safety to simplifying maintenance and troubleshooting, improving customer and user satisfaction, and more. But underlying the realization of these promises is a fundamental question. Will your network be able to support the demands digital buildings place on it? […]

Evolving Today’s Data Centres to Meet Tomorrow’s Demands

by Kevin Gillingham | Jan 19, 2018

Technological landscapes are constantly shifting, and data centres are no exception. Taking advantage of the changes and making the most of the opportunities they bring can deliver a variety of benefits including reduced costs, increased flexibility, and more reliable systems that are built to accommodate future needs. Knowing what to expect and being prepared is […]

Building for the Internet of Things (IoT)

by Kevin Gillingham | Mar 22, 2017

The IoT is more than a new trend. It’s a fast-approaching reality that’s already affecting positive and promising change across industries – including building construction, ownership, management, and use. Deloitte University Press recently put together a comprehensive survey exploring how IoT technologies will increase values for real estate companies. We’ve summarized their findings here for […]

5 Trends for Designing Future-Ready Data Centres

by Kevin Gillingham | Oct 26, 2016

The demand being placed on networks around the world is growing as users want a wealth of fresh content at ever faster speeds. Data centres and networks need to be engineered to keep pace with the changes. CommScope recently published an article exploring the evolution of connected, efficient data centres. We’ve highlighted the five key […]

Network Cabling Considerations

by Kevin Gillingham | Jul 21, 2016

The third installment of our ‘It’s Your Move’ series is dedicated to cabling considerations. Previously we explored business phone systems and bandwidth considerations for those who are moving or expanding their offices. When you expand your office or acquire a new space, it is inevitable that you will need to either augment or replace the existing cabling. […]

3 Ways Future-Ready Cabling Prepares Networks for the Internet of Things

by Kevin Gillingham | Jul 14, 2016

In 2016, the number of internet-connected devices will grow by 30% to over 6 billion units globally. That number will soar to 20.8 billion connected devices by 2020. In the Internet of Things (IoT), every signal transmitted matters – whether it’s a security camera guaranteeing 24/7 monitoring, an HD display running information bulletins, or a […]

Cloud Deployment Success with Panduit

by Kevin Gillingham | Apr 29, 2016

IT executives are always looking for ways to do more with less. They are challenged to bring services into production quickly, maximizing ROI and providing a dynamic workload environment. Cloud computing enables this – delivering simpler implementation and maintenance, improved agility, and reduced costs. Results from a recent IDG Research survey of over 100 IT […]

Data Center Convergence [Video]

by Kevin Gillingham | Dec 08, 2015

Data centers tend to be an irreplaceable hub of essential business information, whether for processing, remote storage, or distribution to different branches of the business. Whether the infrastructure is physical or virtual, the computers, servers, and networking systems satisfy extremely demanding business requirements. CommScope Delivers Fully Optimized Data Centers A key player in cable TV […]

Activo Win: Infrastructure Cabling and AV Solutions for a Canada-wide Insurance Provider [Case Study]

by Kevin Gillingham | Oct 26, 2015

A leading Canadian insurance provider has recently extended their contract with Activo to complete extensive work in their sites across the country. The Business Problem: Transition to IP Network This organization was transitioning to IP networks in their locations across Canada, and therefore requires new infrastructure cabling that can support the updated network. Furthermore, they […]

6 Questions to Ask when Choosing a Partner for Managed Infrastructure Services

by Kevin Gillingham | Aug 21, 2015

Are you considering managed infrastructure services for your company?