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  • Light Switches and Outlets: Fashionable and Functional Details

    Light Switches and Outlets: Fashionable and Functional Details

    Though we interact with them dozens of times a day, we rarely notice our home’s light switches and outlets. But these fixtures can be a decorative element as important as... Read more » The post...

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  • Are You Protected Against Accidental Electrocution in Your Home?

    Like metal and water, the human body is a great electrical conductor. Each year in France, 4000 people get serious electric shocks and 100 die, according to the Ministry of... Read more » The...

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  • Why Do Home Electrical Fires Still Happen?

    Why Do Home Electrical Fires Still Happen?

    Unless the power goes out, we don’t think much about the electricity coursing through the wires in its walls and ceilings. But your electrical system could be harboring problems that... Read more...

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  • On-premise Infrastructure for Edge Computing and IOT:  Local Edge Part 13:34

    On-premise Infrastructure for Edge Computing and IOT: Local Edge Part 1

    This 3 min overview explains how IOT demands and cloud limitations are changing the requirements of edge computing.

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  • Invisible Home Dangers: The Risk of Electrical Fire from Arc Faults

    Invisible Home Dangers: The Risk of Electrical Fire from Arc Faults

    Many electrical fire risks are in plain sight. Old appliances, faulty outlets, and frayed electrical cords are easy enough to eliminate once you know to look for them. But there’s... Read more...

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  • Key Imperatives for Edge Computing Infrastructure: Local Edge Part 2 – Channel Edition9:15

    Key Imperatives for Edge Computing Infrastructure: Local Edge Part 2 – Channel Edition

    Edge Computing requires redundant, manageable and secure distributed IT infrastructure, which presents business and services opportunities for the IT Channel. See how APC partners can maximize growth

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  • Preventing Arc Faults and Fires in Buildings Using New AFDD Technology

    Preventing Arc Faults and Fires in Buildings Using New AFDD Technology

    This is the second in a two-part series on the serious threat of fire caused by arc faults in the electrical systems of commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. In my... Read more » The...

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  • Preventing Arc Faults and Fires in Buildings Using New AFDD Technology

    Preventing Arc Faults and Fires in Buildings Using New AFDD Technology

    This is the second in a two-part series on the serious threat of fire caused by arc faults in the electrical systems of commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. In my... Read more » The...

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  • Simplify and Accelerate the Infrastructure Rollout Process

    Simplify and Accelerate the Infrastructure Rollout Process

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  • Maintaining Your Distributed Infrastructure for Peak Operational Performance

    Maintaining Your Distributed Infrastructure for Peak Operational Performance

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  • Designing the Right Solution to Optimize your Business

    Designing the Right Solution to Optimize your Business

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  • Distributed IT Solutions: Edge Compute and Small IT Environments

    Distributed IT Solutions: Edge Compute and Small IT Environments

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  • The Limitless Applications of IoT for Light and Room Control EcoXperts

    The Limitless Applications of IoT for Light and Room Control EcoXperts

    IoT in light and room control: convergence, data, asset management and home automation In my previous post, I looked at a smart building automation case whereby IoT, Light & Room... Read more...

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  • No Room for Risk: A Sound Business Continuity Plan Is a Must for Healthcare Facilities

    No Room for Risk: A Sound Business Continuity Plan Is a Must for Healthcare Facilities

    Of all the tragic stories that came out of the recent string of hurricanes that hit the southeastern U.S. and Caribbean, one of the worst was the Florida nursing home... Read more » The post No...

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  • We’re Bringing Applications Home to a New Hybrid Data Center Environment

    We’re Bringing Applications Home to a New Hybrid Data Center Environment

    About the author: With more than 27 years of broad IT, data center and telecommunication experience, Jeff specializes in technology startups, high growth and corporate turnarounds in the areas...

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  • Gradually Raising the Safety Levels of Existing Residential Buildings

    Gradually Raising the Safety Levels of Existing Residential Buildings

    This is the final post of a three-part series addressing electrical safety non-compliance in older residential dwellings. In the first two posts, we looked at the high number of risks... Read...

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  • Gradually Raising the Safety Levels of Existing Residential Buildings

    Gradually Raising the Safety Levels of Existing Residential Buildings

    This is the final post of a three-part series addressing electrical safety non-compliance in older residential dwellings. In the first two posts, we looked at the high number of risks... Read...

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  • Modernize or Outsource: Evaluating the Options for your Data Center

    Modernize or Outsource: Evaluating the Options for your Data Center

    Although executives often use terms like “life blood” and “mission critical” to describe their in-house data centers, a striking number of these data centers are encountering performance issues...

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  • How Today’s Electrical Standards can help Improve Safety in Existing Dwellings

    How Today’s Electrical Standards can help Improve Safety in Existing Dwellings

    This is the second of three posts focusing on addressing electrical safety non-compliance in many older residential dwellings. In the first post, we looked at the risks and documented incidents......

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  • How Today’s Electrical Standards can help Improve Safety in Existing Dwellings

    How Today’s Electrical Standards can help Improve Safety in Existing Dwellings

    This is the second of three posts focusing on addressing electrical safety non-compliance in many older residential dwellings. In the first post, we looked at the risks and documented incidents......

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