What is AI? AI, or Artificial Intelligence is the simulation of human intelligence processed by computers, this means that computers have the ability to perform human tasks and make its own logical decisions without human intervention. AI has the ability to analyse data in real time much faster, more reliable and efficient than any human can. Therefore AI is used to perform both simple and really complicated tasks, and is designed to be more accurate and to assist humans in day to day activities.
With the variety of cable available to the networking industry, it is important to know which type of cable to use for your installation so that you ensure overall network performance, stability and speed. In this article, we discuss Ethernet cable and the most common standards used in the industry and network deployments today.
April 2021, we celebrated being in business for 20 years. Our Scoop story, like many other good stories, began long, long ago in 2001, when we opened our doors to our 96 square meter warehouse-office space in Montague Gardens, Cape Town with a team of 3, we were the new kids on the block of ICT in South Africa. The story of Scoop is a tale of inspired leadership that transformed vision into reality, with countless transitions and milestones which now includes having a nationwide presence with branches in Cape Town, Midrand and Durban with a team of 65 Scoopies.
The demand for the ability to work remotely is the highest it has ever been. A number of solutions are available depending on your requirements. Here are a few ways you can get connected remotely using solutions offered by Scoop.
PoE (or Power over Ethernet) is the method of transmitting both power and data across the internal cores of an Ethernet cable and is ideal for getting power to hard-to-reach areas. There are many variants available and the type of PoE you use is ultimately decided by your equipment's capabilities.
With maximum efficiency being high on our list of priorities, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our business processes. As such, we are pleased to announce that we have introduced several features on our website that will dramatically improve our online ordering process. This article highlights how you can take advantage of these exciting features. As EASY as 1...2...3...
South Africa’s fibre footprint has several offerings at varying price points and service levels. Understanding how these solutions differ is highly beneficial when having to decide on the best solution for you or your customer’s specific requirement. There are predominately two different fibre technologies being deployed to satisfy local customer needs.
A parallel import or Grey Product is a product that is imported into South Africa without the manufacturer or local distributors’ knowledge. Although not illegal in South Africa, it poses a few risks to your business. We have outlined these risks below to help you make an informed decision.
We have improved our Return Merchandise Authorisation (RMA) submission process to provide our customers with better service through quicker turn-around times. This article will explain our new online RMA procedure and what you can expect when returning faulty goods to Scoop.
Fibre can be a complex task when just getting started as there are many different standards available in the market. This article intends to explain some of the fundamentals of cable and connectors to aid you with choosing the right components and solutions for your fibre deployments. Cable - The first decision you will need to make is your choice of cable. There are many different materials available to protect the sensitive fibre inside the sheath. Your choice will depend on whether you install indoors, outdoors, underground, aerial or underwater, each of these applications will require different types of cable composition.