Our clients frequently ask whether they need plenum or non-plenum copper cable for a particular project. The answer is not always as simple as it may seem, and the easy answer is to defer to the architect of the building and what was specified. However, in many cases we are called in to provide a solution in an existing building.
We recently saw one of the coolest innovations in structured cabling that has an amazing application for people needing to upgrade their network to 10gig.
Many of our clients these days are moving to 10gig. As they upgrade their older switching infrastructure, it makes sense to consider moving to 10gig backbones at the same time.
Cisco released a new video collaboration product this week called the Webex Room USB. This is another flavor of the Webex Room Kit Mini, and adds a low-cost device to the product portfolio.
The Webex Room USB is the same as the Mini but without some of the advanced features, allowing the price point to be reduced.
Why do you need a wireless site survey?
Telcion installs wireless network solutions on a regular basis and is often posed with the challenge of whether a site survey is necessary or not, and what the cost might be. The answer is yes, you need a site survey, in order to provide some predictability to the results of a wireless implementation.
Many people do not consider a warranty as a possible option when it comes to structured cabling. However, any reputable company will provide a warranty on a solution that they design and install. A warranty can typically only be provided when a whole solution has been designed using specific parts, and then installed by manufacturer-certified installers.
If you’ve been in the IT industry for any length of time, then you have most likely seen and experienced a messy data center. You know what I’m talking about – the patch cables are a jumble of spaghetti hanging in the rack. Equipment may be hanging off the side of the rack by its patch cable or power cord.
Hiring a competent structured cabling company may sound like an easy thing to do, because it’s just pulling some cable, right? Wrong! There are many aspects you should consider in order to make sure you are getting a quality job done by a reputable company.