1. The Speed of Technology

    In today's business world many companies simply rely on the old standby of regular phone lines. Not that there is anything wrong with traditional phone lines, they do serve their purpose and in many cases they are the best option. The current trend in data and phone cable management is to still rely on traditional phone lines. Calling the use of a traditional phone line a “trend” is highly acc…Read More

  2. Mark IV Communications- High Voltage Since ‘84

    Alot has changed in the last 32 years. The ubiquitous cord has virtually ruled our lives since electricity began flowing through flexible cables; previously, bare copper rods were utilized. As a society we have a huge dependence on cabling in general. The only reason we are able to have a wireless society is because of the massive amounts of cable crisscrossing the globe. There are power grids, in…Read More

  3. Future Technology…Today!

    It’s fun to watch old television and movies, especially science fiction, to see what they predicted technology would be like in the future. While some of the technological leaps they predicted were natural extensions of pre-existing tech (cell phones), other fictional gadgets still don’t exist. Yet. One of the hardest parts about creating new technology is having the solid foundation in which …Read More

  4. Moving Your Network to a New Office

    Moving is the worst. Don’t get us wrong, sometimes it is absolutely necessary to move and you and your employees will all be much happier at your new location, but it’s still a huge drain on your pocketbook, your time, and your happiness. While a lot of office moving companies say that they’ll move all of your network equipment and data cabling, that’s about all they’ll do. They might be…Read More

  5. Fixing the Negative Effects of Sound in Your Orange County Workplace

    According to a study done at Cornell University, it was determined that most workers feel most comfortable, and the least distracted, when an office was at a decibel level between 48-52 dB. An average decibel level of more than 65 dB was considered to be disruptive by a majority of office workers. While 65 dB might seem like a very high amount of noise, the list below will show just how little noi…Read More

  6. Data Cabling Services in the Office

    If you look around your office, chances are you won’t be able to name everything that has to be wired in. Most people can’t. And that’s exactly why it is so important for you to hire a company that has the know-how and the experience to make sure that everything that needs to be wired up gets wired up correctly, from computers to phone systems, and televisions to security cameras. Mark IV is…Read More

  7. Single-Mode Versus Multi-Mode Fiber Optic Cables

    When it comes to fiber optic cable installation, companies are often content with leaving the details to the professionals. Information technology is constantly changing, and keeping up with the specifications of data cabling and network installation can often be a lot for one person. However, there are those who want to know how their email can reach the other side of the world in less than a se…Read More

  8. Make Sure Your Conference Room is Connected

    As a business owner, you know how important it is to meet with and connect with clients. Those connections can be face-to-face, over the phone, or through video conferencing, and with the last two, the only way to provide effective communication is to have proper network cabling. If you're setting up a new conference area in your building, or you need to upgrade the technology in your current conf…Read More

  9. Upgrading or Expanding Your Phone System?

    With smartphones, tablets, and other wireless devices dominating communications in today's world, it's often easy to forget that office phone networks still rely on cables and wires to function. The technology has changed quite a bit since the first phone jacks were installed over one hundred years ago, but it's still important to have cables where they need to be for your salespeople and office s…Read More

  10. Cable Trenching for Your Orange County Business

    When people think about data cabling, they often think about the countless bits of information traveling along the cables and through the wireless infrastructure of their business. However, one area that cannot be forgotten is the physical trenching that is involved with cable installation. At Mark IV Communications in Orange County, we can provide professional trenching services that will adequat…Read More