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Cabling in the great outdoors

May 28, 2014

As the utilization of fiber optics has increased within the industrial sector, so have the number of “deployable” systems used in applications from oil and gas exploration, drilling and distribution to mining. As opposed to fixed installations, deployable systems are

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Security & The BYOD Factor

March 18, 2014

Mobile security issues are top-of-mind for security leaders. David Jarvis knows this because he has asked them. The author of the 2013 IBM Chief Information Security Officer Assessment and IBM Corp.’s Centre for Applied Insights conducted in-depth interviews with security

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The Infusion Of Intelligence

March 18, 2014

With all the conversations you hear around the Internet of Things, manufacturing has had a pretty strong grounding in that area already, given the communication capabilities of sensors and controls that have been introduced to equipment over the years. As

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IoT & The STEM Factor

January 14, 2014

NEW YORK – One week before research firm International Data Corp. released its predictions for 2014, Cisco Systems Inc. and the New York Academy of Sciences announced the expansion of a new learning initiative that operates via mobile computing, cloud

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Private Dell

January 14, 2014

Austin, Tex. – Now that he no longer needs to concern himself with the scrutiny that CEOs of all publically-traded firms must endure, Michael Dell and his executive team have embarked on a major overhaul of the company he founded

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Changing urban equations

January 14, 2014

TOKYO– Ericsson has developed a cellular radio small enough to fit into a person’s hand that delivers mobile broadband access to users via standard Internet LAN cables. Japanese car manufacturer Honda is beta testing Vehicle-to-Pedestrian (V2P) technology in which a

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What ails us can be fixed

July 1, 2013

The cover story in this issue is a microcosm of all that is happening in the ICT industry. So much change, so many moving parts, so many opportunities and so many challenges.

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Cloud services and small business

July 1, 2013

any BICSI members are small business owners or are interested in making a transition to owning their own business. Cloud computing is becoming the engine that brings those businesses many of the enterprise level tools that, until recently, have…

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Installer Update 2013

July 1, 2013

e old adage “what goes around comes around” is something that could be applied to the world of cabling installation.

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Zeroing in on security

July 1, 2013

A new physical network security standard is under development within the TIA TR42.1 formulating committee. The document is still in the early stages of development and for this issue’s column, I wanted to report on the key elements of…