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You Get What You Pay For

You get what you pay for. How many times have you heard that expression? There’s another expression that says there are three things in most transactions, low price, quick service or good quality; you get to pick two of these three, while someone else decides the...

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Designations – Are they relevant? Are they important?

Fancom Communications Engineering, as a technical design firm, competes for business within the telecommunications industry. Our work stretches across a broad range of verticals, everything from water and wastewater treatment facilities at one end of the necessary and...

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Owner’s Responsibility

In the context of building construction, what exactly do these two words mean? Are they important? Well, like so many things, it depends on the situation. If for example we’re referring to IT infrastructure within a building and building owner is a multi-level Cisco...

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How Secure are Wireless Links in my Security Network?

Wireless networking is everywhere. It has permeated our day-to-day world so much that we are not even aware when a device connects to a trusted network or when we buy a product with a wireless interface. Networks are never able to be truly secure. As long as a person...

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Rewiring our Wi-Fi Terminology

A few days ago I attended my first webinar hosted by iBwave that centralized around the need to adjust vocabulary and terminology when it comes to talking about Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi expert Alan Blake discussed the issues arising in the IT world as a result of the misinformed...

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