ANSI/TIA-568.2-D Copper Cabling Standards Basis

Though fiber optic cables with higher bandwidths are becoming more popular, copper cabling is not retired now, since it has good conductivity and heat resistant with less cost. It’s widely used in horizontal cabling and PoE applications. Copper cabling installation is not as easy as thought. IT persons should follow the cabling standards made by […]

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Crossover Cable vs. Ethernet Cable

Crossover Cable vs Ethernet Cable Ethernet cable is normally divided into crossover cable and straight through cable by different networking applications. Straight through cable is a type of common Ethernet cable and is widely used, while crossover cable is a special Ethernet cable type. Therefore, when doing a comparison of crossover cable vs. Ethernet cable, […]

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Guide for Buying the Suitable Ethernet Cables

Not all Ethernet cables are created equally. They are grouped into sequentially numbered categories (“cat”) based on different specifications. Generally, there are Cat 5e, Cat 6, Cat 6a, Cat 7 Ethernet cables, etc. What are the differences between these different kinds of Ethernet cables? And how to buy the suitable one for your network? This article will […]

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