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Blue Wave Communications | July 29, 2020

Horizontal and Backbone Cabling Explained

Cable installations for computer systems and networks can be both complex and specific. Two indispensable main cabling methods used in structured cabling are horizontal and backbone cabling. These two methods make up some of the most basic components of structured cabling.  Although they are different, horizontal and backbone cabling complement each other and are necessary for different types of cabling environments and specifications.  What Does Backbone Cabling Consist Of? Backbone cabling can be described as cabling that delivers ...


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Blue Wave Communications
Blue Wave Communications | June 24, 2020

The Most Shocking IT Room Cable Management Transformations

The IT room is an essential part of an organization’s infrastructure. It could take the form of a telecommunications room or any space with ...


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Blue Wave Communications
Blue Wave Communications | August 7, 2019

Blue Wave Communications: A Different Low Voltage Cabling Contractor

One of the problems with low voltage cabling in Florida, and probably throughout the country, is that the cabling is being treated more and more like ...


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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 the field of low-voltage cabling is no different. The goal for putting contracting services out to bid is to try and minimize costs while maximizing the quality of work delivered within an established timeframe. However, on many voice and data cabling bids, many companies tend to base their decision only on the cost of service without taking into consideration other important factors —and often ...


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