Posts tagged as network

Edge-to-core Ethernet to drive business

For an industrial Ethernet solution to be successful it must provide edge-to-core coverage with proven reliability, non-stop redundancy, WAN/VLAN security, plant-wide integration and virtualised management – so said Robert Wright of RJ Connect at the Moxa User Conference 2015- IEST Update on 3 February 2015  in Johannesburg. A modern industrial network must be energy efficient […]

LTE to the rescue of the virtual PBX

A few years ago voice over IP was the rage; every company in the communications business was offering some VoIP service. The problem was that many providers did not do their homework properly which often resulted in a very poor quality of service, giving  VoIP a bad name.  There is now an opportunity with the […]

LTE the ultimate in mobility? Think again, 5G is on its way!

  Nokia Networks was the real winner at AfricaCom 2014 when it comes to the future of telecommunication technology. Mainly focussing on its research on mobile communications, the company showed two innovative concepts:  voice over LTE;  and where the next generation of mobile access is going – giving customers a virtual zero latency gigabit experience […]

Assessing the effect of PV generation on distribution system voltages

  Utility distribution systems have seen a huge increase in distributed energy resources (DER) in recent years not only due to renewable portfolio standard requirements but also government financial support. Furthermore, it is becoming much more common for DER generation levels to significantly exceed the local load on the feeder to which it will be […]