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Insights, Articles, and Updates from the Syncworks Staff

Timestamp FAQs

Timestamp FAQs

A timestamp is a piece of information that denotes the date and time when a particular event occurred or when data was recorded. It typically includes details such as the year, month, day, hour, minute, and second.

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Author Rob Jodrie, Solutions Architect

Resilient Timing for 5G

Resilient Timing for 5G

The object of this paper is to discuss the evolution of the timing network starting with the distribution of DS1 and Composite Clock signals for digital transport equipment and ending with the deployment of PTP packet timing in support of 5G wireless service.

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GPS

GPS/GNSS White Papers

GPS/GNSS White Papers

GNSS is used to deliver accurate timing that is distributed in communications networks for a variety of applications. An interruption or degradation of these timing signals can impact mission critical applications and services.

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IEEE

Data Center

AI, Data Centers, and PTP

AI, Data Centers, and PTP

By 2025, AI is expected to generate around 79 zettabytes of data annually. To put this into perspective, that’s more data than humanity has generated in the past decade combined.

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Symmetricom

Symmetricom

One of Symmetricom’s notable contributions to the world of precision timekeeping was the Symmetricom SyncServer Unit 2000 (SSU 2000). Now owned by Microchip, Syncworks is a valued added reseller of the SSU 2000 and the TimeProvider® 4100.

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National Cybersecurity Strategy 2023

Sync and Timing in Relation to National Cybersecurity Strategy On March 2, 2023, the Biden-Harris Administration released the National Cybersecurity Strategy 2023 to secure the full benefits of a safe and secure digital ecosystem for all Americans. In this decisive...

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Background History of Cesium and Rubidium Clocks

Background History of Cesium and Rubidium Clocks

How Atomic Clocks Were Developed Atomic clocks like Cesium (Cs) and Rubidium (Rb) are highly precise time-keeping devices that utilize the vibrations of atoms to measure time. The discovery and development of atomic clocks began in the late 1940s and early 1950s, as...

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vPRTC Components

vPRTC Components

Components of vPRTC include GNSS/GPS, an atomic clock, and Precision Time Protocol. This blog talks about all three vPRTC components in some detail.

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Microchip Technology Acquires Microsemi

Microchip Technology Acquires Microsemi

Microchip completed its acquisition of Microsemi on May 29, 2018  - Significantly Expands Microchip’s solutions for Data Center, Communications, Defense and Aerospace Markets - Expected to be immediately accretive to non-GAAP earnings per share -...

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SyncServer S600 S650

The S600 and S650 network time server is purpose built to deliver exact hardware-based Network Time Protocol (NTP) and Precise Time Protocol (PTP) timestamps.

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TimeSource 3550 Upgrade

Stratum 1 Performance The newly-introduced TimeSource® 3550 is a standalone Primary Reference Source (PRS) which provides Stratum 1 performance in GPS hostile environments via external wall mount or roof mounts. Its new highly integrated rubidium oscillator maintains...

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