Archive for November 2019

Network Time Protocol: Here Is What You Need to Know

The economy loses an average of $7.4 billion per day (or 50 million hours) due to improperly filled out timesheets. This means that almost every company or business that relies on timesheets can be easily impacted financially. For companies to realize their targets, it essential that time is used effectively. As such, network time should…

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Is PTP or NTP Right for Your Business?

Across businesses of all kinds, there are time-sensitive processes taking place. From shipping an item out at the right time to accurately tracking the hours employees have worked, having accurate and synchronized clock systems can make work easier. Considering time is relative and can be measured in a variety of ways (down to the smallest…

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3 Applications of PTP Time Servers

Everything operates within time. Chemical reactions require time to complete. Signals require time to transmit. Objects require time to move or change state. However, the time scales for these processes can vary widely. Some chemical reactions, like combustion, take milliseconds, while others can take years. Digitization has allowed unprecedented precision in measuring and controlling these…

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How Synchronized Clock Systems Work

People have been keeping time for over 5,000 years, with the earliest “clocks” being primitive sundials built by ancient Egyptians. Today, time-keeping is far more advanced. One way modern companies maintain correct time throughout a facility is with synchronized clocks. Wikipedia defines clock synchronization as “a topic on computer science and engineering that aims to…

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