In the early days of networking, switches were all pretty much the same. Provided they had enough ports and didn’t fail too often, one was as good as another. Even the name ‘switch’, familiar from its more mundane everyday usage, … Continue reading Why no one was ever fired for buying a managed switch
PoE+ has been around for a few years now and businesses are still yet to realise its potential. We can expect a new standard to take time to reach the mass market, but the main reason PoE+ hasn’t taken off yet is because the vendors promoting its benefits are also holding it back. Today, most vendors offer PoE+ only on certain ports — rather than all ports — to save power. This compromise works for business with simple requirements, but doesn’t work for those with more complex environments who want to capitalise on the latest high-powered devices. Resellers are now … Continue reading When are we going to see the full benefits of PoE+?