With cable options ranging from Category 5e up to the new Category 8 and fiber optic options ranging from OM1 Multimode to OM5 Multimode and OS2 Singlemode, it is important to ensure that you are selecting the correct cable medium not only for your current but also your future applications. Network performance issues can be attributed to a variety of potential causes ranging from substandard installation practices, substandard quality components, and using the incorrect cable for the desired application. In this session we will discuss the following: selecting the correct cable for your application, risks associated with using substandard quality components, and how substandard installation practices can impact network performance.
Time: May 7 - 9:00 AM
Location: Room 101
Audience Level: Novice
Audience Knowledge: No prior experience on this topic is needed.