Nearly 80 percent of millennials say that their working environment is more important than their salary. Yet according to research from our technology partner CommScope, despite this, nearly half of UK office workers admitted having to step out of the building to make a phone call or access 4G data services on their mobile device due to a lack of coverage indoors.
Anixter has unveiled its new Utility Grade INFRASTRUCTURE platform. The new technology platform, assurance program and design approach redefines the infrastructure layer to support building subsystems, technologies and applications. Developed alongside the leading network infrastructure manufacturers, Belden, CommScope and Fluke Networks, and third-party tested and verified by UL, Anixter’s UTG program will offer UTG-rated cabling solutions and provide the foundation that will unlock the potential of the next generation of buildings to maximize ROI and enhance user experience.
Ruckus Networks (now part of CommScope) has expanded its hospitality connectivity portfolio to include the company’s ICX 7150-24F fiber switch, ICX 7150-C08 compact switch and Fiber Backpack, which supports its H510 access point (AP). The new products add fiber support to existing offerings for hospitality and multi-dwelling unit (MDU) customers. Together with CommScope’s structured cabling products, the company offers customers an end-to-end solution. Ruckus is also announcing the addition of new Internet of Things (IoT) partners to its ecosystem to better address hospitality business priorities, including improving operational efficiency, enhancing guest services, and increasing guest and staff safety.
Technology trends in our personal life are now driving trends in the business world. If you don’t believe me, pull out your work-issued Blackberry and spend 10 minutes writing me an email about how you disagree. The Netflix Model, otherwise known as Software as a Service (SaaS), has changed the way we operate day-to-day business. What will be the next technology trend that changes the way we do business? It’s easy to look at the next five years and say things like cloud, co-located data centers, and IoT (Internet of Things) will continue to drive changes. But what comes next?