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  • Aug 7th 2020

    What are the differences between CAT6, CAT6e, and CAT6A?

    The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) introduced two performance standards; Category 6 (CAT6) and Category 6A (CAT6A). However, there is no CAT6e standard. This blog helps explain.…

    Published by Cablesys

  • Nov 13th 2018

    How To: Installing a Network Patch Panel and Switch

    Patch Panel vs. Switch When connecting devices in data centers, two common components include a patch panel and a network switch. A well-designed structured cabling system can make installation of a…

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  • Why are UTP Cables Called Ethernet Cables?

    Oct 19th 2018

    Why are UTP Cables Called Ethernet Cables?

    The term “Ethernet” is not used in the IEEE 802.3 standard to describe UTP cables. However, technical professionals say this all the time. Is it wrong? The answer is no, but not understanding…

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  • Oct 17th 2018

    What is the Difference Between PoE and PoE+?

    Network cabling systems that are PoE (Power over Ethernet) or PoE+ compliant allow electric power and data to pass over twisted pair Ethernet cabling. Understanding the differences between them can…

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  • Oct 1st 2018

    What are the differences between CAT5 and CAT6 cables?

    CAT5 and CAT6 cables, commonly used as network cables, are designed to connect computers, network equipment, and devices to modems, servers, and switches. The demand for higher bandwidth has inc…

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  • Jul 25th 2018

    What’s Really Different About CAT6 and CAT6A?

    The Background of Data Communications The background of data communications is almost directly connected with earlier expansions of cabling and connecting hardware. The exceptional performance of…

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