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CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Eric Bodley’s 3 Wishes for CEDIA

By Sep 23, 2017 0 comment
Bodley challenges entire channel to continue education, create better workforce development, and fight legislative battles hurting the industry. By Jason Knott · September 8, 2017 To read the full article at, Click Here   CEDIA Lifetime Acheivement Award recipient Eric Bodley challenged the entire custom installation in accepting his honor during a gala ceremony […]
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Network Security in AV-Installations is Crucial

By Jul 23, 2017 0 comment
Another White Paper From Guest Blogger Arthur de Jager, CEO of Niveo Professional How secure are your AV-Installations? Less than one month after the WannaCry ransom-ware attack, many companies and institutions were hit by Petya. The Petya attack spread very rapidly affecting many companies in a very short time-frame [1]. It nearly paralyzed operations of one […]
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CE Pro 100 Names Top Fiber Optic Cable Brands

By Jun 26, 2017 0 comment
Cleerline leads the fiber optic cable category, followed by Celerity, Corning, Tributaries and Metra Home Theater. Robert Archer · June 13, 2017 CE Pro’s annual Brand Analysis study surveys the top 100 highest-revenue residential integration firms, otherwise known as the CE Pro 100, to determine their preferred brands in the categories of audio, video, home automation, networking, lighting control, […]
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Are You Installing 4K or Faux K? – The Importance of Third-Party Testing

By Oct 23, 2015 1 comment
Over the past few weeks you’ve probably seen articles in the industry press that HDMI Licensing, (HDMI®), and Underwriters Laboratories (UL®) have announced HDMI 4K certification testing for cables. I’ve received numerous emails from dealers and reps alike, asking “What will this mean to us?” Let me respond by saying, “This is fantastic news!” Since […]
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Room, Row or Rack? Choosing an Energy Efficient Containment Strategy

By Apr 02, 2015 0 comment
By: Michael Salvador, Technical Solutions Manager, Belden Hot aisle and cold aisle containment are the fundamental data-center energy efficiency solutions. My peer, Mike Peterson and I have covered containment in several previous blogs. As business increasingly relies on the data center to create and drive business, power densities are increasing also. Data Center managers look […]
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HDBaseT to the Rescue!

By Dec 11, 2014 0 comment
By Paul Kish, Director of Systems and Standards, Belden Just in case full high-definition resolution isn’t enough, 4K is the next generation resolution that will deliver a whole new level of clarity at roughly four times the resolution of 1080p. Despite limited 4K content currently available to consumers, Samsung, LG, Sony, Panasonic and others are already […]
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Redundancy, Availability, Reliability: Related but Not the Same

By Oct 09, 2014 0 comment
By: Michael Salvador, Technical Solutions Manager, Belden Understanding and determining data center redundancy, availability and reliability is a critical part of the holistic design process, and one that can significantly impact cost. However, there is often confusion surrounding these three factors. Some believe that redundancy, availability and reliability are one in the same, but that […]
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Don’t Get In Deep Water

By Sep 25, 2014 0 comment
By Greg Funk, Network Solutions Engineer, Belden As a follow-up to the blog on the reasons why UTP cables should not be painted, let’s talk about cables that have been exposed to water or other liquids. While the jacketing on indoor riser- and plenum-rated UTP cables may seem impervious to liquids, let me remind you again […]
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