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Blue Wave Communications | June 13, 2019

The Importance of Cellular DAS in Public Safety

A cellular distributed antenna system (DAS) can play a surprisingly important role in ensuring safety for your employees during an emergency. Having a reliable line of communication between your employees and emergency services can prove crucial for keeping first responders apprised of where people are in the building and providing other details about the emergency situation. However, while cellular DAS is important for emergency communications, it should not be confused with public safety DAS. Where cellular DAS is designed as a “cellular ...


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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 ...


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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, ...


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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 ...


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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 systems, which is justified as these play major roles in the total operating cost and overall functionality of the data center. However, an equally important but sometimes neglected design aspect is that of the physical infrastructure required to house and interconnect all the active equipment. The primary components of the physical infrastructure are the racks/cabinets, the structured cabling, and ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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