Posts tagged as ICT technical

Tips for planning an industrial wireless network

  WiFi is now present everywhere and people have become comfortable using it for just about any application. For example, many systems designers are choosing to move their industrial applications from wired Ethernet to wireless utilising WiFi. The advantages of moving to a wireless design are numerous. Click here to download pdf

Preventing data corruption during an extended power outage

  Despite advances in computer technology, power outages continue to be a major cause of PC and server downtime. Protecting computer systems with uninterruptible power supply (UPS) hardware is part of a total solution, but power management software is also necessary to prevent data corruption after extended power outages. Various software configurations are discussed, and […]

Mobile connectivity – still many “dead” areas

  by Hans van de Groenendaal, features editor, EngineerIT Despite all the hype and promises from the cellular telcos, many people still experience connectivity problems – mainly due to poor signals which often can be attributed to the terrain or simply not enough masts to cover an area. Connectivity problems are often also experienced in […]

Fibre for City of Cape Town broadband

  Social demands for increased municipal services have created the need for faster and improved communications to cater for increased capacity in the network. The choice for upgrading the City of Cape Town system was to change over from the conventional fibre optic (FO) cable interconnecting method, to a blown fibre optic (BFO) cable. One […]