Structured cabling is building or campus telecommunications cabling infrastructure comprising standardized smaller elements called subsystems. Essentially it is the cabling that makes all of your systems work – your computer network, telephone system, VoIP system, alarm system, fire system and so on.
Whether you are installing a digital telephone, alarm system, desktop computer, VoIP telephone or a server for your data network, you need to know which cable needs to be installed. There are four primary things to help you decide which cable to use:
When looking at fiber optic cables, many of the same rules as copper apply. However while fiber is also used to transmit information, fiber can actually handle a much larger amount of information in a smaller space and over a greater distance.
While both Copper and Fiber Optic cable are used for most of the networked type installations, it is always recommended that you consult with a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) before starting any structured cabling installation to insure the best cable for the type of job is installed.
Clean, properly labeled installations make for an easily managed network. Foothills NetCom, Inc. offers expert installations with warranties ranging from 1 year to a lifetime.
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