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future-proof

verb To design or build a product or system that anticipates factors and features that might be made obsolete by the next wave of technological advancements.
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A sleek, cost effective 2x2 access point, the EWS357AP is packed with enterprise-level management features, such as mass configurations of access points, so businesses can quickly and easily install future-proof devices into existing networks.
The world's most future-proofed hubs -San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York and London- have top technology centers with vibrant tech and creative sectors.
As a result, Sime Darby's new infrastructure is now future-proofed to meet the bandwidth and storage intensive requirements of their high data workloads, mitigating network bottlenecks and improving overall storage connectivity performance.
"This is already future-proof as you can have a fresh look of your content anytime, even when you are in the same physical space.
Though this may seem to create an array of new questions about how to prepare your industrial network for the integration of certain IT protocols, the reality is that as long as the IT network protocols and your OT network protocols are based on open standards, it shouldn't matter to a future-proof industrial network.
So unless we future-proof these megaprojects, we might face with changing requirements and scope creep problems that could have substantial impact on budgets, communities and environment.
"I could've done better in the 80s and future-proofed myself.
Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow's Workplace
GEORGE CLARKE'S OLD HOUSE, NEW HOME Channel 4, 8.00pm Architect George Clarke visits a Grade-II listed worker's cottage in Hampshire, as his mission to future-proof historic houses continues.
That pretty much sums up why it's important for content creators to future-proof their work.
This makes their legacy automation systems future-proof, increases plant availability and extends machine lifespan.