The importance of the American Wire Gauge (AWG) for Ethernet patch cables

The American Wire Gauge (typically known as AWG) is an index that species the diameter, electrical resistance and measurement of electrical wires. Gauge helps users to know the current-carrying capacity of round, solid, nonferrous, electrically conducting wires by using the cross-sectional area of the wire as a defining aspect.

August 15, 2016 by

Selecting between Cat5, Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6a Ethernet cables

cat5-cat5e-cat6-cat6aIn the market of technology are thousands of Ethernet cables available, some of the most popular are  Cat5, Cat5e, Cat6 and Cat6a, now we are going to explain the differences between them.

July 19, 2016 by

What’s the difference between T568A and T568B wiring schemes?

T568A and T568B are the standards specified by ANSI, TIA and EIA for RJ45 jacks and plugs that refers to the position of the wires inside the eight-position modular plugs. These two standards are very alike. The only visible difference between them is that pairs 2 and 3 (green and orange) are interchanged.

June 27, 2016 by

Spirent unveiled the world’s first 50Gb/s Higher Speed Ethernet test

Spirent has successfully completed the industry’s first 50GbE interoperability test with a global leader in cloud services and infrastructure.

January 11, 2016 by

Top 5 Ethernet cards to improve your FTTH network right to the PC

Ethernet cards suitable to process data through fiber optics cable can go way faster than normal Cat-technology cables, here's our top 5 cards and it uses.