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Future Proof

Slang; describing anything unlikely to become obsolete. For example, paper could be considered future proof because it will be a needed office supply regardless of what new technology develops. This concept is the opposite of planned obsolescence.
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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.
This allows end-users and installers to deliver a high quality picture while cutting costs, simplifying and future-proofing the installation.
Commercial providers can leverage the scale and unparalleled performance to create customer-facing IPv6 services as well as future-proofing their own IP infrastructure.
The switch's unique future-proofing design, due to its uplink capability to connect to 10 Gigabit Ethernet core technology, and its Layer 3-aware hardware increase how compelling this switch is as an alternative to traditional 10/100 workgroup switches.