Network connectivity has never been more critical to an organization’s operations than it is today. From boardrooms to courtrooms and from learning centers to data centers, connectivity requirements related to remote working, data streaming, building management and other applications are essential for business continuity. This multi-day online learning opportunity provides the in-depth information ICT professionals need to address today’s challenges and embrace tomorrow’s opportunities.
In August 2019, this was the question the University of Notre Dame faced. The university needed to upgrade their fiber backbone to support cameras, remote kits and other related gear required to create the sports broadcasts for a fast-approaching launch on ESPN’s ACC Network. A few of Notre Dame’s athletic venues had previously been upgraded, primarily football and basketball. Several of the other collegiate sports venues and setups would be addressed in this project including baseball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, track and field, and volleyball.
This article explores several of the key products and actions the University of Notre Dame implemented in their recent fiber-optic network upgrade and expansion to address the coming demands. The university faced three primary concerns: space, quality, and costs.
The data center network environment continues to evolve toward greater transmission rates. Operators and technology developers are working together to deal with the complexities this evolution can present, as the articles in this edition of On Topic make clear.
New applications, the enormous demands placed on the internet in the age of COVID 19, and moving from the enterprise space to the hyper-local edge installation all demand a rethinking of what the data center should look like. While the core components remain the same, this webinar will address how we must rethink how we specify and install enclosures, power, climate control and related accessories.
The introduction of 400 Gbits/sec and now 800 Gbits/sec has created greater efficiencies to provide low-latency network access with significantly increased bandwidth, critical for hyperscale and cloud-scale organizations. The resulting new transceiver and connector options along with fiber constructions help to deliver data where you need it, when you need it, cost-effectively. These changes have architectural and on-site implications that involve network, cable infrastructure, installation and testing. This panel presentation and discussion will address these technology trends from different perspectives across the data center ecosystem.
Transceivers capable of supporting 400 Gigabit Ethernet for the data center environment are being deployed. Meanwhile, coherent transmission in the form of 400ZR/ZR+ will soon reach the field, with 600-Gbps and 800-Gbps capabilities following suit and the IEEE embarking on new standards efforts. This webcast will review the state of 400G+ technology for both data center and service provider applications and the requirements such technology should meet.
Innovation and technology has never been more important to the Commercial Real Estate Industry as it recovers from the impact of Covid. This webinar will explore technologies such as: 4G and 5G, IoT, Fiber Optics, CBRS, and other innovations enabling safer and smarter buildings.
This documentary style interview with industry thought leaders addresses ideas to leverage technology in ways that improve our physical, digital and experiential worlds. We’ll cover aspects of the Built Environment from Education, Healthcare, Commercial Buildings, Data Centers and Cities, then focus on current and future challenges and how we can all adapt our spaces for a better normal.
Single pair Ethernet is coming to a building near you. This webinar will discuss 802.3cg industrial and intelligent building targets, provide an overview of SPE use cases including industrial process control, intelligent building connections, sensors and building controls. Our speakers will then address PoE, PoDL, cable heating considerations, and SPE vs. batteries and wireless. The webinar will wrap up with a discussion on SPE testing
What will your smart building be capable of in 10, 25, or even 50 years? What is driving change today and how will it impact buildings and cities in the future? As we are only in the dawn of the new IOT-age, this discussion will look at the horizon to understand what digital transformation will enable for tenants, owners and investors. With new wireless technologies like 5G and Wi-Fi 6 coming to market and more smart devices to connect and secure every day, our expert panel will discuss what building owners and managers need to plan for ahead of the coming wave of innovative smart technologies.