Future-proofing


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Future-proofing

Attempting to anticipate the future in order to minimize possible negative consequences. In the building sector, future-proofing is demonstrated by sustainable buildings that use less water and energy than conventional buildings, thereby providing a buffer against future increases in water- and energy-service costs and protecting against service shortages.
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based content service provider Scroll, stresses that future-proofing doesn't require a crystal ball.
The results of this survey provide food for thought for businesses focused on future-proofing their operations.
Bringing mission-critical redundancy and future-proofing to the edge of the Metro network, the new SMC7824M/ESW delivers 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet for direct, high-speed connections to the network.
The SuperStack 3 Switch 3870 models are aggressively priced to help drive more adoption of Gigabit at the edge - desktop technology with 10x better performance and more potential future-proofing than the 10/100 equivalent.
The key to future-proofing wireless products lies in the multimode client," said Craig Barratt, president and chief executive officer of Atheros.
Structured cabling provides the communications and data lifeline essential to business operations today and KRONE Cat 6 systems offer the assured future-proofing and warranted long-term reliability that customers demand.
This technology provides an effective strategy for future-proofing a wireless infrastructure.
LAN switches built using CXE-2010 will give users an affordable path to future-proofing their network infrastructure with Gigabit Ethernet performance.
Fiber-to-the-home provides future-proofing and is aesthetically pleasing, since the cable plant is all installed underground and is connected to a small box containing equipment mounted on the outside of the home.
BroadVision customers now have a clear path to future-proofing their B2B and B2C application portfolios, by building on BEA WebLogic Server, the clear market leader in sales, the industry leader in working J2EE implementations, and the vision leader in harnessing the power of enterprise Java," said Bill Coleman, founder, chairman and CEO of BEA Systems.