RJ45 Cat5e cable, How to Crimp It?

When running network patch cable through a home, it’s more cost-effective to use bulk cable and terminate the ends by yourselves. Because this offers users the flexibility to cut out a required length, whether very short or very long. On the other hand, if one needs to route 50ft Ethernet cable upstairs through a closet […]

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Dell PowerConnect 2824 User’s Guide

Dell PowerConnect 2824 switch is a member of the Dell PowerConnect 2800 Series family which includes PowerConnect 2808, PowerConnect 2816, PowerConnect 2824 and PowerConnect 2848 switches (as shown below). All of them are Web-managed Gigabit Ethernet switches designed for the Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) that requires high performance edge connectivity. Among them, Dell PowerConnect 2824 […]

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10GBase-T vs SFP+, Which Is Better for Building 10G Home Network Lab?

As we all know, 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) can be offered in optical and copper links which may be achieved through 10GBase-T copper switches and SFP+ fiber switches. Thus IT managers often face the challenge of selecting an appropriate 10G physical media when building their 10G home network labs. This post will discuss 10GBase-T vs SFP+, which […]

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