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Structured Cabling

Structured cabling refers to the copper or fiber wiring in the walls of your business. These cables connect your computer, phone, wireless access points, copiers, cameras, and everything else to your data network. Designing and installing a structured cabling system is a complex undertaking. It is necessary to carefully plan the project, keeping in mind current and future requirements, as well as network communication maintenance capabilities.

Our team of experts has experience with these difficult issues. We can find the best structured cabling solutions for your business. We work with all kinds of structured cabling such as Ethernet cabling, wiring, network cables, and data cabling. We take you through the process from start to finish and make sure your cabling is of the highest-quality material, with the best design for your specific needs. If you’re interested in learning more about our cabling services, contact Braden Business Systems today.

What Is Structured Cabling?

If your business is implementing more technology before your physical growth, you may be approaching the limit of your infrastructure design. In order for this technology to work smoothly, you need to have the right structured communications in place to ensure quick speeds and network reliability. In the past, point-to-point cabling was used, which meant every hardware component relied on its own cable. This would create a mess of wiring as well as a safety hazard. Employees could accidentally take whole services offline because they tripped over a cable and unplugged what was attached to a vital piece of hardware.

Today, structured cabling is an infrastructure that’s made up of smaller, standardized elements. A structured cabling system is an infrastructure that’s made of smaller, standardized elements that can be contained in one building, or spread across campus. Network cabling solutions for data centers, security systems, and phone systems provide organization and meet current industry standards.

Structured cabling systems are a way to create an organized network that accommodates new technologies while supporting your current data systems. Investing in structured cabling solutions is a great idea for your current and future needs.

Commonly Used Cables

There are several kinds of cables we can use. Each type of cable has different purposes, but they work together to create a structured cabling system. In consultation with you, we will suggest the one that best fits your structured cabling needs.

Data Network Cabling

Cat5e, Cat6 and Cat6e(10gig) are all cables that allow your computer network to run smoothly and efficiently.

Voice Network Cabling

Cabling that interacts with your current analog or digital phone systems or can be designed as a new solution for voice applications within your business.

Fiber Optic Cabling

Cabling that is perfect for multi-level office space, large facilities and campuses as well as data center applications.

Cabling Framework Components

The framework to hold all of your cabling is important, too, and there are many details to keep in mind. The framework components are what build up your cabling infrastructure. Let our experts give you the right design for your framework.

  • Data Racks and Cabinets: Either enclosed or open, a data rack is a standard system for mounting data modules.
  • Patch Panels: A patch panel is a panel that houses cable connections and it is usually placed on a rack or cabinet.
  • Wire Management: The right vertical and horizontal wire management will help keep your space looking neat and well-maintained.
  • Cable Tray system: These systems allow for the future installation of more cabling. They come as either basket trays or ladder racks.
  • Abandoned Cable: Our team will survey the site to make sure no abandoned cable is left behind.

Benefits of Structured Cabling Solutions

Besides helping your business grow and function better, you’ll notice lots of benefits that come when you have a structured cabling system put together.

  • Easier troubleshooting and repairs
  • Longer lasting equipment and systems
  • Easy to scale as your business grows
  • Maximize your available space with a well-organized distribution of panels and cables
  • More efficient video, data, and voice signals
  • Higher network bandwidth
  • Improve network efficiency

Structured Cabling Services from Braden Can Help As Your Business Grows

When you are ready to start your structured cabling system design, you’ll want experienced experts who have done it many times before. Whether you’re moving into a new space or you need help cleaning up your current mess of cables, structured cabling is an overall network investment that will help your business improve. Our experienced technicians have the expertise to troubleshoot, test, and certify existing cables. Our team of certified installers can create the structured cabling specifications development that is custom built to meet your business needs. Contact Braden today, and we can show you how our team is the best choice for your business.

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