The Difference Between Cat5 And Cat6

Ethernet or network cables are named dependant on their category numbers, which help you to identify which is which quickly. The most common categories are Cat5, Cat5e and Cat6 – although Cat5 is now mainly being phased out with Cat5e having taken its place as the industry standard. The way the naming works is that […]

How Do I Extend My WIFI?

Many of us have experienced the realisation that we need to complete an important task but cannot get a WIFI signal. It usually means we have to pack up our laptops and find somewhere different to work from before we can get started. The frustration only gets worse if you can’t get a good signal […]

How To Access QNAP Remotely

The way that your team access their files stored on a QNAP NAS device remotely needs to be a central part of your technology strategy as a business. It is important to understand the technology so that you can provide users with an easy-to-follow process. The offering from QNAP is called myQNAPcloud and allows you […]

Review: D-Link AC2200 Tri-Band Whole Home Mesh WiFi System

Tri-Band Whole home WiFi is all the range. And rightly so. Most homes these days have areas where the signal drops considerably. With the world expected to have 75 billion IoT devices connected by 2025, stable WiFi with minimum interference is going to be a must. So, welcome to the D-Link AC2200 Tri-Band Whole Home […]

BNS Distribution Partners With Comms Express

Wigan, UK – October 30th, 2018 – BNS Distribution Ltd, the UK’s primary value-added distributor for Grandstream Networks products are delighted to announce a partnership with Comms Express. This new partnership provides UK Grandstream customers with easy online ordering facilities for the Grandstream WiFi product range and a selection of IP Phones and network products. […]

ATEN Docking Stations: Maximise Workspace Connectivity

Have you ever got to the office, or a meeting, and realised you’ve not quite got the ports available to connect all the devices you need at that one moment in time? We have. Working on a project that isn’t really suitable for cross-referencing multiple sources of data, and so leads to the need for […]

Eaton Case Study: University Of Winchester

Eaton’s Proactive Power Management Transforms Network For The University Of Winchester “The quality of service from the UPS systems was a critical factor in our choice of supplier, but more than that, it’s the support that Eaton brings in enabling us to monitor and manage our systems.” Sean Ashford BA (Hons). Network and System Manager, […]

Review: Top 10 Best PDU’s

PDU’s or to call them by their full title: Power Distribution Units are an essential tool for any business not wishing to be hit by an unexpected power overload. A PDU will warn you before any critical data centre failures occur. We love a good countdown here at Comms Express, and with our new blog, […]

Win An RiDATA R6 Smart Watch With ATEN

As is now customary when we organise a new competition, we like to introduce our partner. This month we are delighted to pair up with the rather splendid team at ATEN to offer up the chance to win one of five Ritek Ridata R6 Bluetooth Smart Watches. Our great friends at ATEN design and manufacture a full […]

The Flying Taxi

“Taxi!!” Early in the next decade, you could be making that cry and looking toward the sky. Yes, there is now fact in science fiction. A whole host of companies are pushing forward with ambitious plans. Companies such as Airbus, Uber and Rolls‐Royce are all working on exciting projects. Rob Watson, head of Rolls‐Royce electrical team, […]

The Heroes Of ICT – Infographic

“Have you tried turning it off and on again?” We’ve all seen the IT Crowd, right? Channel 4’s comedy series about the underappreciated tech department. More like a documentary to you? Well, it turns out you’re not alone. Tech support professionals, their expertise and hard work, are under-valued, under-estimated or ignored by clients. But we […]

Review: Buffalo TS3410DN/TS5410DN Terastation NAS Solutions

Always innovative, we love working with Buffalo, and with their great value we know you, our customers, do too. Two such innovative product ranges are the NAS Solution Terastation’s TS3410DN and TS5410DN. First Up The Buffalo Terastation TS3410DN Range: Easy‐to‐use, high‐performance NAS for small and middle-sized businesses stores large amounts of data and shares in […]

New Tech College at Bletchley Park

Could there be a more appropriate setting for a digital technology institute than at the home of the World War Two codebreakers, Bletchley Park? There a few buildings that have played such a vital part in shaping 20th‐century history than Block D at Bletchley Park. Famed for housing the wartime team which broke the German […]

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