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Lynx Cyber Essentials Accreditation Renewed

Lynx Cyber Essentials Accreditation Renewed

Lynx Networks have recently had our Cyber Essentials accreditation reissued for another year. Cyber Essentials is a UK government scheme that has been designed to help protect against the vast majority of cyber-attacks.

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Communications Opt-in

Communications Opt-in

Using this form, you can opt in to communications from Lynx Networks as well as check or update the contact details we have for you.

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Come and Find Us at Bett 2018

Come and Find Us at Bett 2018

Bett is the nation’s leading information technology exhibition for the education sector. It brings together 850 leading companies, 103 exciting new start-ups and 34,700 attendees from the global education community.

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Articles

Cat6 vs. Cat6a Data Cabling

Cat6 vs. Cat6a Data Cabling

The role of Cat6a cabling is to support 10Gig Ethernet, whereas Cat6 will currently only support Gigabit Ethernet, except for short links. There are some disadvantages to Cat6a and you need to weigh these up for any particular application.

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A Guide to CAT8 Data Cabling

A Guide to CAT8 Data Cabling

Here’s a brief guide to the Category 8 (Cat8) data cabling standards that are currently under development by the ISO and TIA. Several options are being considered.

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Beware of CCA and CCC Cables

Beware of CCA and CCC Cables

Copper clad aluminium (CCA) cables have aluminium cores with a copper coating. They have some legitimate uses but are now appearing under the guise of Cat5e and Cat6 cables.

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It’s Time to Move on From Cat5e

It’s Time to Move on From Cat5e

Lynx Networks’ promise of never selling you anything we don’t beleive you need has led to us to recommend Cat5e data cabling in most instances because it offers excellent value for money and supports Gigabit Ethernet.

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Case Studies

Cabinet Upgrade for LondonEnergy

Cabinet Upgrade for LondonEnergy

LondonEnergy wanted to upgrade some of their existing switches with more modern ‘chassis style’ switches, but the network cabinet in question had reached capacity. To allow room for the new switching, as well as future growth, the 27u cabinet would have to be replaced with a 42u.

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Racelogic – Telephony for Growth

Racelogic – Telephony for Growth

Racelogic designs and manufactures cutting-edge electronic systems for the automotive industry, has 40 staff and offices in Germany and Britain. As this company continued along its expansion curve, scalable communications technology was of utmost importance in their relocation programme.

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Electronically Archiving Fourteen Filing Cabinets

Electronically Archiving Fourteen Filing Cabinets

Many IT networks that Lynx Network installs have printed plans and drawings that have to be kept for future reference. After many years these documents had filled fourteen filing cabinets full to bursting. What we needed was a way to free up the valuable floor space whilst retaining or improving access to the documents.

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