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The Invaluable Resource AV Integrators Will Want to Get Their Hands On
When working with clients' networks, AV integrators should be establishing and managing a complete network tracking sheet, an invaluable resource that acts as a roadmap, roster and ecosystem.

SDVoE Alliance Unveils Founding Members Representing Diverse Group
6 founding members of Software Defined Video Over Ethernet (SDVoE) Alliance bring expertise in chipsets, switches, storage and AV end points.

AV Pros: These Are the Best Practices for Securing IP Devices
According to Mark L. Peterson of Shen Milsom & Wilke LLC, in order for AV to blend with IT safely and securely, it's imporant AV professionals understand their clients' management access issues and network access issues.

The Future Is Now: 6 Game-Changing Technology Platforms You Can’t Ignore
These 6 technology platforms are converging at an unheard of pace in AV, presenting a future both interesting and challenging.

The Network Requirements Every Integrator Should Be Providing Clients
AV integrators need to communicate Wi-Fi requirements, security methods, database service requirements and more to ensure their clients' IT departments are prepared for new technology.

Get to Know Your Customer’s Network with These 3 Essential Tips
Do your research and be prepared for a productive and effective conversation with your clients' IT managers to avoid network challenges during installs.

Win Over Your Customer’s IT Director with These 17 Tips
IT departments have the final say when it comes to technology purchasing decisions for most organizations. Experts from Z-Band, Yorktel and Shen Milsom & Wilke help you build credibility with IT directors.

Nothing but Cloud: Why You Should Offer AV as a Service
Putting nothing-but-cloud AV and its top-to-bottom management into the hands of expert partners lets an enterprise keep its focus on its business goals—and leave the rest to the experts.

Here’s the Answer to Truly Converging AV/IT Networks
In order to truly converge AV and IT networks, the capacity of the data network needs to be upgraded. 10 Gbps infrastructure is the solution.

Atlona Targets Networked AV with Backlit Network Keypad
For selected AV switchers, Atlona's 8-button network keypad, AT-ANC-108D, is designed for for rapid installation and remote configuration. It uses Power over Ethernet technology and requires only a single Category cable for both signal and power.



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