Data Center Transformation at a Local Bank

About the Client Location Modesto, CA Industry Finance Number of Employees 250+ Main Outcomes New Panduit racks Reorganized cable Wire management The Problem IT managers are very busy. They have to maintain complex environments that need constant attention.

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A New Way to Do Cable Management

Recently we did a cabling project for a client who wanted to use a specific method of cable management. It was a method we hadn’t used before. After talking to the client further to better understand why they wanted to do cable management this way we realized their idea was actually a pretty good one.

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Why Do I Need Wire Management?

Data centers and closets can quickly become tangled messes, making them difficult to manage and often leading to the wrong cable being unplugged at the most inopportune time. Wire management is the key to keeping your cable plant organized and easy to use.

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How Do I Choose Between Singlemode and Multimode Fiber?  

When deciding if singlemode or multimode fiber is right for you there are a few things to consider, including distance, future needs, and budget. If you are installing a new fiber backbone, you will likely want singlemode cable unless you have short distances between closets.

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Case Study: Stanislaus County COVID-19 Call Center

About the ClientName Stanislaus County Location Modesto, CA Industry Government Number of Employees 5000+ Main OutcomesTemporary cabling infrastructure Network infrastructure Call center server Call center script Reconfigured phones 5-day timeline Solution4 used Cisco POE switches  100 used phones Contact center licensing Structured cabling (cabinets, cable, terminations) The Problem Stanislaus County had an urgent need for […]

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How Do I Prepare for 10Gig?

So you want to move to 10gig? Awesome! 10gig is a fantastic backbone for the network. It eliminates many of the modern bandwidth issues. Especially issues within or between data centers, or from the data center to your access switches. What exactly is required to run 10gig? That’s a question we’re often asked, and in […]

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Experiencing Poor Network Performance?

There are many reasons users can have a poor application experience. Whether with voice, email, a custom database application, or an app in the cloud, when user experience is poor it reflects on IT. When IT receives complaints, it’s important to track down the issue and resolve it.

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Why Does Telcion Focus on Cisco?

We are often asked why Telcion is so focused on Cisco as our primary market partner. This is a great question, and there are many reasons that have led us to this conclusion. Main Reasons Cross-Platform Integration of Products All of Cisco’s products are designed to integrate with each other.

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Cat6 or Cat6A: Which One Should You Use?

This question comes up all the time. “Should we use Cat6 or Cat6A for our structured cabling plant?” You may have already guessed that the answer, as with most technology decisions, is that it depends. The correct choice for you will depend on your particular application as well as your long-term needs.

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Plenum vs. Non-Plenum Cable: Which One Should You Use?

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 […]

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