‘Blog’ Category

June 2nd, 2022 7:33 am

Worldwide shortage of Optical Fiber

The information highway is being paved with glass, but now the road crews are running low.
A worldwide shortage of optical fiber is slowing the construction of new telecommunications networks and forcing even big buyers to renegotiate supply agreements. Meanwhile, the shortfall is proving a bonanza for the small fraternity of More >

March 8th, 2022 7:41 am

Stickers

I’m investigating what type of sticker is going to be the best in regards to durability and aesthetics.  When Bailey Systems deploys a rack we make sure to put contact information on the rack in case someone needs to service the rack/cabinet.  They can easily reference our information and we More >

March 3rd, 2022 8:18 am

Email – What is a DMARC

DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance) is an email validation system designed to protect your company’s email domain from being used for email spoofing, phishing scams and other cybercrimes. DMARC leverages the existing email authentication techniques SPF (Sender Policy Framework) DKIM (Domain Keys Identified Mail). DMARC adds an important function, reporting. When More >

February 18th, 2022 11:59 pm

Why and When To Use Plenum Rated (CMP) Cable

Updated: Feb 16, 2022

Not sure when to use plenum rated or non-plenum rated cable? Don’t know if the ceiling in your building is plenum space or not? Wondering if you can use non-plenum rated cable in conduits?
In this article, we’ll answer all your plenum-related questions.

If you’re installing cables in buildings with More >

February 16th, 2022 8:18 am

CAT6 or CAT6A?

Difference Between CAT6 and CAT6a (With Table)

Everyone wants the right cabling for their applications and researching the right cabling is a must. In today’s time, the use of Ethernet for networks has become very common. All networks from all over the world run through Ethernet. It is necessary to have More >

February 6th, 2022 8:43 pm

6 simple Microsoft Teams tricks to make you more productive

MARK A MESSAGE AS URGENT
Now, use this one sparingly but the whole point of Teams is to get someone’s attention faster than you could with email. So if it’s really, truly important—like free cookies in the breakroom important—then as you’re typing your message, look for the little exclamation point.

 
Depending upon More >

February 2nd, 2022 7:35 am

What is CAT7

What is Cat7 – and why you don’t need it.
BY CABLE MATTERS / JAN 14, 2020 / BLOG / NETWORKING

Ethernet cables come in all shapes, lengths, and sizes, but the biggest differentiating factor between them is their category. That denotes both their performance which More >

January 28th, 2022 4:38 pm

Here are 25 top tips to ensure you get the most out of Microsoft Teams:

1. Tabs in Microsoft Teams allow businesses to display rich and interactive web content to their teams.
2. Microsoft Immersive Reader speaks the text on a channel aloud at varying speeds.

3. Filter the content you see with @Mentions.
4. Microsoft Teams comes with the option to bookmark specific pieces of content, whether it’s a message More >

January 25th, 2022 9:01 am

Windows Defender for Business is Coming to Microsoft 365 Business Premium

Introducing Microsoft Defender for Business

Security remains one of the biggest concerns and most challenging responsibilities facing businesses today. With a rise in cyberattacks targeting small and medium-sized businesses, threats are becoming increasingly automated and indiscriminate, and striking at a significantly higher rate. In the last year, we’ve seen a 300% More >

December 13th, 2021 9:51 am

Is Windows 11 really coming?

The Windows 11 upgrade will be delivered to qualifying devices late 2021 into 2022. Timing will vary by device. Certain features require additional hardware see Windows 11 Specifications. 8 PCs with Windows 10 will continue to get regular security updates until end of support – no sooner than 2025.

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