The Blue Wave Blog

Blue Wave is committed to providing top-quality service and support. Our blog offers a compilation of news, advice, and commentary to help you stay on top of your cabling needs.

Blue Wave Communications
Blue Wave Communications | April 17, 2019

What is a Sound Masking System and Why Should You Have One?

Workplace environments, whether in a corporate office, a hospital, a doctor’s office, or retail space, are packed with distractions that impede productivity and cost companies millions of dollars every year. In fact, according to a survey cited by Inc.com, “nearly 3 out of 4 workers (70 percent) admit they feel distracted when they’re on the job, with 16 percent asserting that they’re almost always distracted.” Why are workers so distracted? The Inc. article highlights a very important factor, stating that “80 percent of those surveyed cited ...


Read More
Blue Wave Communications
Blue Wave Communications | March 27, 2019

Does Video Surveillance Really Improve Your Security?

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance, or video surveillance, systems have long been a staple of security for businesses, hospitals, ...


Read More
Blue Wave Communications
Blue Wave Communications | March 6, 2019

4 Reasons To Clean Up Your Telecom Room Cables

A telecommunications room, or telecom room (TR), contains the technology equipment, cabling, and other IT resources that organizations use to ...


Read More
Blue Wave Communications
Blue Wave Communications | February 13, 2019

5 Best Practices for Data Center Infrastructure Design

Data center design standards, such as the Uptime Institute’s Tier Standard and TIA-942, place quite a bit of emphasis on the power and cooling ...


Read More
Blue Wave Communications
Blue Wave Communications | December 26, 2018

How to Select the Right Structured Cabling Contractor

Finding the right structured cabling contractor is often easier said than done—many commercial cabling contractors may say that they’re the best without providing much, if anything, to back up that claim. When you’re looking for a network cabling company, there are several factors that you should consider: Cost of Service - Cost is always a concern for any commercial application. However, it’s important to balance the cost of service with the quality of service and not make a selection based on cost alone. Quality of Materials - Ensure your ...


Read More
Blue Wave Communications
Blue Wave Communications | November 30, 2018

Exercise Caution When Choosing the Lowest Bidder for Low-Voltage Cabling

It is a common practice to request several bids for key contracting services whenever you are preparing to build, expand, or renovate a property and ...


Read More