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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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Lets start by discussing how not to go about future-proofing your business.
You might think that content creators learned a lesson after struggling with the onslaught of mobile devices, but many still ignore the importance of future-proofing their content.
According to the research, businesses established for more than five years were more inclined to resort to safer internal methods of future-proofing, including reducing expenditure than their younger counterparts (56 per cent vs.
Newcastle's future-proofing activities improved its ranking, with green businesses and recycling rates helping it move four places in the overall score.
Perfect for today's demanding Web applications--with versatility, bandwidth and future-proofing, as well as 'street-ready' management and maintainability built-in, this economical, powerful switch opens up immediate revenue opportunities for service providers, and leaves room for growth later.
Priced at approximately $54 per port, the new SMC7824M/ESW will be available beginning in December, to provide bandwidth, speed, versatility and future-proofing where ISP's and Integrators need it most a at the edge a for more service offerings and revenue opportunities.
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.