Structured Cabling
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Structured Cabling

Often the forgotten component of any network design, your computer network cabling infrastructure can become your biggest headache. Designing and planning a structured cable plant design for your building or office simplifies management of moves, adds and changes, which comprise a majority of your day-to-day administration headaches and provides you with a reliable infrastructure for data transport. Having designed and implemented systems for clients throughout the country, our expertise will help you in implementing a "transparent", structured cabling system that allows you to concentrate on more important issues, such as running your network.Structured Cabling

CN designs, installs, and maintains structured voice, data (computer network cabling, ie: Ethernet) and fiber-optic cabling systems (single and multi-mode fiber optic) based upon the specific needs of your company or business. Our structured cabling system designs:

  • Allow for adds, moves, and changes (MACs) quickly and easily.
  • Allow growth with minimal incremental cost.
  • Accommodate a wide variety of hardware configurations and network topologies
  • Integrate with any computer and telephone system to allow for maximum interchangeability and flexibility.
  • Utilize high-quality, industry-leading components with stringent manufacturer warranties.
  • Are guaranteed to be certified to industry-standard specifications, such as TIA/EIA-568-B Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling Standard.

Installation services include implementation of any cabling design and our maintenance service extends to providing support for any of our installations as well as non-CN installations. Considering that a typical Ethernet infrastructure will be in place for 20-30 years, and that critical technologies such as voice/telephone (VoIP), and video surveillance (IP-based video), that have traditionally been installed on separate copper and coaxial networks are now becoming part of the LAN network infrastructure, we feel that it's more critical than it ever has been to select the right infrastructure partner from the start.

One of the biggest advantages of working with CN on your next voice or data cabling or fiber project is that we are a one-stop solution, our expertise doesn't end at the wall jack. Once we have completed your cabling or fiber project, we won't leave you hanging when you ask us about power, cooling, networking or telephony issues.

 

Testing And Certification

Many people "install" network cabling, but fail to actually test and certify it. There is a difference. Simply installing cabling and then running a "tester" on it is not the same as certifying that the voice and data cabling will actually meet the rated speed that you're paying for. Devices may light up at both ends of the connection, but how do you really know that you're getting 100Mb, and maybe not 10Mb? When network problems arise, do you really want to have to worry about the wiring being suspect?

Because of the demanding requirements of today's network infrastructure, the only true way to confirm that your cable infrastructure actually meets the specifications and quality level that you've purchased is to test and certify it. We test and certify all twisted-pair cabling for Category 5/5e/6 compliance (where applicable), including continuity, proper polarity, crossed-pairs, NEXT, and shorts with an industry-standard Fluke DTX Level IV cable certifier, or equivalent. We also test and certify all our fiber optic cabling installations. Once VNS completes an infrastructure installation, you can be assured that your physical infrastructure meets the specs that you paid for. We also maintain an archive copy of your cable/fiber scans on site, so that they can be provided in the future if you've lost your copy.

Our voice and data cabling technicians are certified too. We do not hire the lowest cost personnel that we can find or subcontract our work out to someone else. We look for high quality, professional, trained and certified full-time employees, and then continue to train them to stay abreast of the latest industry standards and performance requirements from BICSI, EIA/TIA, CompTIA, etc.

 

Graphically Document Network And Cabling Systems

Network and cabling system documentation is generated graphically using Microsoft Visio or AutoCAD. We can produce professional full color illustrations and documentation. These services include logical network design, cable routing, punch block layout, and patch panel systems for any network.

 

High Quality Materials

Our infrastructure solutions primarily use industry-leading Panduit and General Cable solutions, which, when installed together, provide the customer with a 25-year product warranty. However, we have installed most major vendors products and can accommodate any specific vendor requests, including, but not limited to: Panduit, AllenTel, AT&T/Lucent, Belden, Berk-Tek, Cablofil, Chatsworth, General Cable, Hubbell, Krone, Leviton, Mohawk/CDT, Nordx/CDT, Ortronics, Siemon and Wiremold.

 

Warranty Information

Championship Networks stands behind our work with a unique Lifetime Warranty, which states that we warrant the workmanship of our computer cabling for the lifetime of it’s installation. Materials are warranted for one (1) year, or the duration of the manufacturer's warranty whichever is longer.

 

Quality and the True Cost of Ownership

These extra levels of detail are part of the reason why there can be such a variance in cabling installation costs. Many customers mistakenly presume that "cabling is cabling" and hire non-qualified, or lowest-cost personnel, without the proper tools or training to install sensitive network infrastructure. Data infrastructure requires entirely different installation processes than electrical or simple telephone wiring, and we believe that we provide a superior solution that allows the customer to not worry about their cabling infrastructure once it's been installed.

 

Computer Room & Data Center Design

CN has the design expertise to develop programming information and specifications for Computer Rooms, Data Centers, Telecommunications Rooms, and Equipment Closets.

We can provide the following services: Inventory and documentation of existing client equipment. Documentation of existing voice and data circuits and facilities. Coordination with equipment vendors. Space planning and design development for new equipment rooms.

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To provide the highest quality technology based services in a cost-effective manner. Be a leader in Customer Service and Information Technology solutions. Establish systems, processes, and innovative IT solutions that cultivate growth for our partners and customers.