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History of the Network Time Server and the NTP Protocol

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Network time servers have gone through various stages of development in the last three decades. The most widely used protocol, NTP, is also the longest, continuously-running application on the internet. Today, time servers have many important functions for businesses and organizations Here is an outline of how the time server developed from its early days…

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How Digital Clocks Keep Manufacturing Facilities in Sync

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Did you know? The economy in the United States loses an estimated $7.4 billion per day (that’s right: billion, with a B), due to improperly filled-out timesheets. As you can see, the evidence for using reliable GPS clock servers to maintain synchronized time is obvious. While unknown to the average worker, synchronized time and clock…

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Everything You Need to Know About Network Time Servers

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Humans have been keeping time for over 5,000 years. In ancient Egypt, time was kept by using obelisks as primitive sundials. Thousands of years later in the 14th century, the first mechanical clocks were invented in Europe. Keeping time is still as important as ever, especially in the business world. Network time servers are now…

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Here Are 4 Industries that Are Reaping Big from Network Clocks

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U.S. commuters lose 42 hours in traffic annually totaling to a $1,400 cost in gas. One of the biggest culprits behind this loss is the lack of time synchronization. Losses are, without a doubt, bad for any business especially in today’s economy. There was a time when coordination across various departments seemed impossible. Having everybody…

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4 Reasons Why You Should Purchase Synchronized Clock Systems

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Planck time is the world’s smallest unit of time. Also, the world’s smallest length is known as Planck length. The time light takes to cover a single Planck length equals one Planck time. With that said, poor time management could mean lowered efficiency. Being a manufacturer can at times seem challenging. You’ve to deal with…

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What’s The Difference Between GPS and NTP Synchronized Clocks?

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It’s no secret that synchronized clocks are critical in keeping your business on track. Mismatched clocks throughout a facility can cause meetings to start late, employees to miss deadlines, and even problems in your human resources department due to employees making mistakes on their time cards. If you have looked into installing synchronized time into…

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How Synchronized Time Can Improve Efficiency Within Your Business

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Did you know that the U.S. economy loses an estimated $7.4 billion per day due to improperly filled out timesheets? This costly mistake can cause stress in your human resources department, and cause your employees to receive their paychecks late. Thankfully, implementing synchronized time in your faculties or business can prevent this from happening. Check…

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How Synchronized Clock Systems Work

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The Network Time Protocol is one of the oldest internet protocols dating back to 1985. It is used to synchronize the time on a network of machines. The NTP applies to both the protocol and the client-server programs running on computers. At the core of a device time service is the clock system. The system…

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Why Your Business Should be Using NTP Clocks

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Did you know? The smallest unit of time measurement in use is called “Planck time.” It’s the amount of time needed for a light beam to travel Planck’s length: roughly 3.3 x 10 to the -44 power of one second. If you’ve done a little research on NTP clocks and time servers, you may be…

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Network Clock Systems: Which Is Best for Your Facility?

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Did you know? According to data company Inrix, the typical American commuter wastes 42 hours in traffic every year, at a cost of $1,400 worth of gas. Most people waste a lot of time every day without even realizing it. If you’re in the market for a new network clock or clock system for your…

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