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    Red HOT!!!!!!: Dell P2715Q 4K IPS for $430!!!!!

    Price is ok, definitely not red hot. The Dell P2715Q has HDMI 1.4, not 2.0. HDMI 1.4 will only do 4k@30hz. LG's competing 27" IPS 4k model launched recently for similar price shipped from Frys but it offers HDMI 2.0 w/ HDCP2.2 and AMD Freesync on DP. Also read some of the comments on your...
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    4K 60Hz 4:4:4 HDMI 2.0 TV Database

    Besides the Crossover and Wasabi recent models what other screen makes and models include Displayport in addition to 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 HDMI 2.0 ports? Thanks
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    Vertical & Horizontal Cable wire management for mutli-RU modular chassis switches

    Hi, I've got a greenfield project where new cat6 cabling has been pulled from several floors to a room and I need to direct a tech to dress and terminate cat6 cabling to patch panels. I was planning on installing all the gear in an APC 42u rack but the rack we have available doesn't look like it...
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    Free air cooling technology for data closets

    Looking for recommendations and advice on applying free air cooling to closet sized datacenter. At this stage we are open to all ideas. Some HVAC folks we've contacted suggest mini split airconditioner systems with one condensing unit and an air handler for each closet as a quick and simple...
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    What are best options for Intelligent PDUs 208v w remote ethernet power cycle mgtment

    Let's open this discussion up to higher voltage. Anyone here have recommendations on 208v 1 or 3 phase and 480v 3 phase PDUs for larger distribution that has some intelligence we can communicate with? For example metering, amp load, snmp, alerts, anything? What are commonly used in...
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    Physical security...biometrics... etc.

    OP: there are some standalone ip biometric devices from Fingertec I've seen. No experience with them though. You'd want a device that has an input for a sensor for when the door opens and a relay output for a door lock mechanism. This wouldn't be expensive and would work fine for show. What...
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    What are best options for Intelligent PDUs 208v w remote ethernet power cycle mgtment

    I've seen a lot of companies like APC, Eaton, Avocent/Cyclades make PDUs and have product lines that offer remote power on/off features over networks. I've worked on some units in the past and wasn't too impressed at the implementation of the remote administration features. Probably because they...
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    Do you still avoid using all 0's & all 1's subnets & hosts?

    Just noticed a lot of replies confused by the original post. Last year must have have posted after noticing a problem on some network. Following is an excerpt explaining the problem. Source:
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    Anyone know anyone familiar with RCN's Fiber network or service?

    Anyone able to share any feedback or perspective about RCN's fiber, not copper HFC, network, services, operations? We've been shopping for fiber in metro Chicago and have found so far several different options available at this site. One option is RCN that has fiber at our pole requiring no...
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    Privacy Concerns Over Patient Data Uploaded To Google Servers

    Quoting your falsehood claims Quoting your contradicting yourself and that you does not negate the OP "Privacy Concerns Over Patient Data Uploaded To Google Servers".
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    Privacy Concerns Over Patient Data Uploaded To Google Servers

    How does your unsubstantiated comment align with the following? And this is probably the tip of the iceberg.
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    6u and more wallmount racks w/ vertical or different orientation for shallow closets?

    Please share recommendations and any experiences with vertical wallmount racks with more than 6 rack units. We are looking at and their MiniRaQ CONVERTIBLE models with top 4u normally facing rackunits for patch panels and 8u or 10u vertically oriented for switches and...
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    Need help deciding if I should go fully virtual

    What is native OS caching and how does virtualizing not support the feature?
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    Capturing MiniDV footage

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    New building horizontal & vertical copper & fiber riser structured cabling

    For the vertical fiber that will be connecting switch uplinks to the core it'd be simpler to use preterm fiber but most of the horizontal fiber will be pulled for future proofing for possible active or passive optical network adoption. Since we are not finding any bulk pre-term fiber longer...