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New Pakedge PowerPak PDUs

April 18, 2017

Surge Protected, PowerPak PDUs PowerPak provides centralized power control, with management for individual outlets, for all of the critical equipment in an A/V and home automation rack.… Read more "New Pakedge PowerPak PDUs"
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Listen to Live Q&A with Victor Pak

March 24, 2016

  Listen to the Recording of the Live Q&A Event On March 24th, 2016 Victor Pak, co-founder of Pakedge, and Martin Plaehn, CEO of Control4 sat down… Read more "Listen to Live Q&A with Victor Pak"
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Open Letter from Vic

March 16, 2016

As most of you have heard, on January 29th, 2016 Pakedge was acquired by Control4 Corporation.  We recognize that with this type of news, there can be… Read more "Open Letter from Vic"
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Gigabit Internet service is coming! Are you ready?

January 14, 2016

Gigabit Internet service is coming! While we have all heard about google fiber and AT&T fiber, Verizon FIOS, an announcement made by Comcast last week about a… Read more "Gigabit Internet service is coming! Are you ready?"
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Step up your Connected Experience

December 15, 2015

Discover the Secret Ingredient for Optimizing High Tech Performance [For residential end-users] What do high end professional AV and smart home installers know that you don’t? High… Read more "Step up your Connected Experience"
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Webinar: Expert Specifications

December 07, 2015

Choosing the Right Product for Your Job. Learn to analyze job sites and choose the right Pakedge products based on environmental and structural limitations and integration needs.… Read more "Webinar: Expert Specifications"
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2×2, 3×3? What’s the difference?

November 17, 2015

Why should I choose a 3×3 Access Point over a 2×2 Access Point? In October, Pakedge announced the release of its WX line of 3 x3 802.11… Read more "2×2, 3×3? What’s the difference?"
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Fast and Easy Network Setup in Just 15 Minutes – The Power of the Connect+ Platform.

November 02, 2015

High Performance Networks that Optimize Traffic and are Easy to Setup A year ago, Pakedge unveiled it’s vision for the next generation AV network. Called the Pakedge… Read more "Fast and Easy Network Setup in Just 15 Minutes – The Power of the Connect+ Platform."
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Should I upgrade to the new 802.11ac wireless access points? Some considerations to think about.

October 25, 2015

This year Pakedge introduced its 802.11ac based wireless access point (WAP) lines – the WK series and the WX series. The WK series is designed for residential… Read more "Should I upgrade to the new 802.11ac wireless access points? Some considerations to think about."
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CEDIA Giveaways: Save 20% on Product Bundles and Win an AC Access Point!

October 07, 2015

We are headed to CEDIA! Are you going? If you are, make sure to stop by our booth, #6414 on the second floor in the Exhibitors Hall. We will be… Read more "CEDIA Giveaways: Save 20% on Product Bundles and Win an AC Access Point!"
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Webinar: Advanced Wireless

September 16, 2015

Optimize Your Wireless Installations &Services This training will teach integrators best practices and advanced settings for the Pakedge 802.11ac access points, the WK and WX,  as well… Read more "Webinar: Advanced Wireless"
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Launch of Pakedge BakPak® 3.0 is Game Changer for Remote Management Systems

July 20, 2015

The third incarnation of Pakedge Device and Software Inc.’s award winning BakPak® Cloud Management System has been unleashed. BakPak 3.0 takes remote management to the next level… Read more "Launch of Pakedge BakPak® 3.0 is Game Changer for Remote Management Systems"
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What About Band Steering? Follow Up to “Three Best Practices for Maximizing Wireless Network Performance”

July 10, 2015

Since posting our piece “Three Best Practices for Maximizing Wireless Network Performance” the other day, we received a few emails and a comment asking us “What about… Read more "What About Band Steering? Follow Up to “Three Best Practices for Maximizing Wireless Network Performance”"
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July Webinar: BakPak 3.0 Revolutionizing Remote Management

July 09, 2015

BakPak 3.0 – Revolutionizing Remote Management Learn how to use BakPak® and how to grow your business by offering remote managed services. First, we will walk you through the… Read more "July Webinar: BakPak 3.0 Revolutionizing Remote Management"
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Dealer Install: High Tech Home for Hockey Legend Brett Hull

July 08, 2015

Guest Blog – Tommy Kissell Jr., Owner of Eco Innovations & Eco High Fidelity In the custom integration world, audio/video retrofits are always a challenge. And even more… Read more "Dealer Install: High Tech Home for Hockey Legend Brett Hull"
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Three Best Practices for Maximizing Wireless Network Performance

June 30, 2015

Last month, we launched the Pakedge WK-1,  a 802.11ac high performance wireless access point (WAP). Like the Pakedge W7x WAP before it, the WK-1 supports devices that… Read more "Three Best Practices for Maximizing Wireless Network Performance"
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Network Security Audit/Checklist

June 23, 2015

This is a supplementary resource for our Best Practices for End-to-End Network Security Webinar which aired on 6/25/2015. The following link is a replay of that webinar.  The Network… Read more "Network Security Audit/Checklist"
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Using Remote Management Systems to Scale

June 22, 2015

AV integrators struggle to differentiate and diversify with managed services. Over the last decade industry experts counselled that the future of AV integration was inextricable from information… Read more "Using Remote Management Systems to Scale"
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Pakedge Custom Engineering

April 28, 2015

  This week, we announced an industry first – the launch of the Pakedge Custom Engineering program. Starting with our new RE-Series routers and upcoming WK wireless… Read more "Pakedge Custom Engineering"
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Total Cost of Ownership

March 19, 2015

Car owners know that the ownership costs don’t stop with the initial purchase: there are preventative maintenance costs – oil changes, tune-ups, transmission flushes, and more; there… Read more "Total Cost of Ownership"
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The Power of an Engine – by Victor Pak

January 22, 2015

Car fanatics like me know a lot about the price of quality. For example, let’s look at the fifth generation of the Camaro, which Chevrolet launched in… Read more "The Power of an Engine – by Victor Pak"
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Keep Your Network in Top Shape with an Annual Maintenance Checkup

January 06, 2015

The network has become a critical part of the business and home infrastructure today. Professional IT managers understand the importance of the network infrastructure in daily business operation… Read more "Keep Your Network in Top Shape with an Annual Maintenance Checkup"
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Pakedge routers are not impacted by Misfortune Cookie vulnerability

December 29, 2014

On December 18, 2014, security researchers from Check Point Software Technologies have issued an alert about a critical vulnerability found on select residential and small business routers.… Read more "Pakedge routers are not impacted by Misfortune Cookie vulnerability"
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Why Do We Use Blue LEDs?

October 09, 2014

Energy-saving LED lamps are quickly replacing Edison bulbs these days thanks to their stronger, longer-lasting light and low energy requirement. This wouldn’t have been possible without the… Read more "Why Do We Use Blue LEDs?"
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The Pakedge Easy-Delivery Service

October 03, 2014

Fantastic news for Canadian resellers… You will no longer be charged with brokerage and duty fees when ordering from Pakedge! Previously, all Canadian Pakedge resellers had to… Read more "The Pakedge Easy-Delivery Service"
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Great Time at CEDIA 2014 – Pakedge Won 3 Awards!

September 17, 2014

We had a blast at CEDIA 2014 and would like to thank each and every one of you for stopping at our booth. Congratulations to all the… Read more "Great Time at CEDIA 2014 – Pakedge Won 3 Awards!"
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5 Reasons to Come See Us at CEDIA!

September 09, 2014

Reason #5: Food, beer, and fun! Come join us for food, beer, and fun at our 10 year anniversary celebration! This celebration is all about our dealers who… Read more "5 Reasons to Come See Us at CEDIA!"
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Pakedge Heads to CEDIA

August 23, 2014

CEDIA EXPO 2014 where you can see, touch, and be changed by the products and trends driving the residential technology. At CEDIA EXPO you will find the right… Read more "Pakedge Heads to CEDIA"
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Not your old school PoE switches – five things you can do with our new innovative PoE switches

August 21, 2014

Thought you knew or saw everything on PoE switches? Think again – Pakedge has brought a new series of innovative PoE switches to the AV market. Moving… Read more "Not your old school PoE switches – five things you can do with our new innovative PoE switches"
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Five Best Practices for a Successful Network Installation

August 18, 2014

What are some of the secrets for a successful mega-network installation? Whether you install small to medium, large or mega-networks, these five pre-installation and planning best practices… Read more "Five Best Practices for a Successful Network Installation"
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5 Ways to Make Your Day Easier… with BakPak

August 13, 2014

The BakPak Cloud Management system is an incredibly powerful way to control and manage networks – but we find that without hands-on experience, integrators have a difficult… Read more "5 Ways to Make Your Day Easier… with BakPak"
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It’s Steve… from Pakedge!

August 11, 2014

In March of 2014, John Sciacca wrote an article about the day “Pakedge Steve” became his Network Tech Support Jedi Master. (click here to read it) Last week, on the… Read more "It’s Steve… from Pakedge!"
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Pakedge Donates $200K to Orange Coast College

August 08, 2014

Four years ago, Jason Gibson was working at U-Haul managing multiple dealer locations in Orange County, CA. He decided to enroll in the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) program… Read more "Pakedge Donates $200K to Orange Coast College"
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Simplifying your wireless install with the Pakedge WAP Map

August 07, 2014

This week we announced the rollout of a couple of cool software visualization features to help installers with the deployment of Pakedge wireless access points (WAPs) on… Read more "Simplifying your wireless install with the Pakedge WAP Map"
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A Day in the Life of a Technical Trainer “BakPaking” Across America.

August 06, 2014

I am Luis Serrano, the technical trainer at Pakedge Device & Software. If you’ve ever attended a Pakedge webinar, chances are you’ve heard me speak. I’ve spent the… Read more "A Day in the Life of a Technical Trainer “BakPaking” Across America."
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BakPak Cloud Management System – What If?

July 29, 2014

What if you could manage and configure an entire client network from anywhere in the world? Now you can with the new BakPak Cloud Management System! BakPak makes… Read more "BakPak Cloud Management System – What If?"
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10 reasons why you should attend the BakPak Across America Tour!

July 24, 2014

1. Get top-notch training on several of our products. 2. Get the chance to have a one-on-one with some of our top account executives. 3. By attending… Read more "10 reasons why you should attend the BakPak Across America Tour!"
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Pakedge BakPaks Across America!

July 22, 2014

During the months of July and August, Pakedge will be embarking on a major tour across the United States. Visit one of our stops to learn the… Read more "Pakedge BakPaks Across America!"
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“Good Enough” Isn’t Good Enough – Why Networking Matters.

July 21, 2014

Consumer grade technology is designed to meet a certain price point. For $50 dollars, you can purchase an all-in-one networking product with a built-in access point, switch,… Read more "“Good Enough” Isn’t Good Enough – Why Networking Matters."
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Happy 4th of July!

July 03, 2014

Pakedge wants to wish all of its resellers a Happy Fourth of July! We hope you enjoy your holiday with friends, family and good food. The Pakedge… Read more "Happy 4th of July!"
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Thank you!

June 24, 2014

Pakedge would like to thank each and every one of you for coming to see us at InfoComm 2014. It was a great experience for us, and… Read more "Thank you!"
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“Pakedge will be at Infocomm 2014!”

June 02, 2014

“Come see us at booth N-133!” InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers worldwide. InfoComm also… Read more "“Pakedge will be at Infocomm 2014!”"
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