In which of these instances would you most likely install a run of STP?
A) Connect the network on different floors of a building
B) Connect high speed links between switches
C) Increase the strength of a wireless network between buildings
D) Provide network connectivity to a manufacturing floor
E) Let’s just use barbed wire and some aluminum cans
The answer: D) Provide network connectivity to a manufacturing floor
Shielded Twisted Pair cabling is useful when additional shielding is needed to protect against any type of electromagnetic interference. Manufacturing floors usually contain large pieces of industrial equipment that can interfere with non-shielded cabling.
Want to know more? Watch “Network Cabling.”
Our cabling is the fundamental part of any network. In this video, you’ll learn about the different modes of fiber communication, the unique characteristics of twisted pair copper cabling, the importance of plenum-rated cable, and the use of coax cables in our high-speed networks.