Resource Library

Browse our resource library to learn more about networking and surveillance technology. Review installation and setup tips, plus general best practices for best results. Read case studies to explore product installations and see how TRENDnet solutions can help you.

DVRs for Surveillance

May 2017 — Security DVRs are comprehensive physical security and surveillance solutions. DVR kits offer a simple DIY installation for your home or office surveillance project. Read on to learn more about basic DVR features, how to install a DVR, and gaining remote video access.

Benefits of Fiber Networking

February 2017 — Fiber networking has become much more affordable over the last several years. It is often utilized because fiber is less susceptible to interference, and it is ideally used for long distance applications. Get a basic overview of fiber-optics networking, learn about additional benefits as well as its limitations, and the common terminology that you'll need to know.

How to select your NVR

October 2016 — Network Video Recorders (NVRs) are replacing DVRs in the surveillance sector. Learn more about NVRs, their benefits for your surveillance network, and the differences between standalone NVRs and standard NVRs.

Managed Switches 101

September 2016 — Understand some of the basics of managed switches, how they differ from unmanaged switches, and the different sub-categories of managed switches available (Layer 2 and Web Smart only). Learn about the technical features you need for traffic management, troubleshooting, access controls, and system monitoring.

HPNA IPTV Streaming Solution

December 2015 — Many homes are pre-wired with coaxial (RG6) cabling, but not many homes are pre-wired with Ethernet cabling. Rewiring an entire home can be very costly, but TRENDnet's Mid-Band Coaxial Network Adapter, model TPA-311, assists to extend an Ethernet connection for IPTV streaming for a fraction of the cost by using a home's existing cabling.

PoE Camera Solution

August 2015 — A complete surveillance solution of TRENDnet's IP cameras, PoE switches, and fiber modules were utilized for a corporate campus surveillance plan. A total of 40 outdoor cameras were used, eight on each building of the campus. TRENDnet's web smart switches were used to network the cameras and fiber modules were used to relay camera data feeds from long distances.

PoE Access Point Solution

August 2015 — A medium-sized company, housed in a two-story office building, needed to create a building-wide high speed WiFi network. The challenge was to create a single continuous network that didn't require multiple SSIDs and passwords, so users could move freely throughout the building without ever losing connectivity. To construct a seamless wireless network, TRENDnet implemented a roaming wireless network solution that utilized six separate TRENDnet PoE access points, all powered by a single TRENDnet web smart switch.

Make Your Point with PoE

November 2013 — As technology evolves, an ever increasing number of businesses and government departments are utilizing Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) solutions to extend their digital networks. PoE transmits both data and electrical power over a single network cable, thereby producing significant installation and network cost savings.

GREENnet Power Saving Technology

April 2011 — TRENDnet is committed to creating environmentally sound networking hardware solutions and promoting policies and practices that respect the natural environment. This means not only creating more energy efficient products, using recycled packaging content and reducing heavy metals from our networking hardware products, but also promoting an internal culture of environmental awareness and everyday green practices.