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Written by Stu Kushner

Why Cabling Infrastructure Is Important – Part 1

Office Cat6 Office Cabling Pittsburgh PAConsider cabling infrastructure as the foundation of your IT network. If it is not working, you will not be able to deliver and receive voice or data packets. If you rely on VOIP for telephone communications, imagine structured cabling as being similar to and as important as the body’s circulatory system.

Processing, routing, and storing network data, the data center needs to work with greater efficiency because of the rising demands of today’s enterprise applications. Emerging technology is being created every day, and it eventually replaces existing technology.

Planning and Design

New technology is typically more data-intensive, and it must be adopted in order to provide the best service possible and remain competitive. As a result, a well-planned cabling infrastructure is essential for today’s businesses. Optimizing the configuration of a data center and its components, such as cable pathways, cooling, installation, maintenance, and rack space, are growing in importance.

A mediocre or improperly designed cabling infrastructure can hurt a company’s business. Network performance will be degraded to the point of losing up to 5% packet information on transfers. This will result in dropped calls, missing data from file transfers, and other incessant issues.

Greater Future Data Requirements

Cabling infrastructure will also need to keep up with ever-growing data demands. Designing cable infrastructure capable of handling the requirements of speedier and more reliable data transmissions will be required to future-proof a data center.

Business owners should anticipate the inevitable arrival of technological advances in the infrastructures of networks and structured cabling in the near future. Being aware of and prepared for emerging technologies will allow companies to be in technical compliance when new products need to be installed.

Standing still by maintaining and repairing outdated technology may eventually doom your company. In contrast, ensuring your cabling infrastructure is modern and has an edge over competitors in terms of efficiency and lower operational costs promotes the potential for profitability.

Part 2 will discuss how to select a cabling installation provider.

Progressive Office Cabling

Founded in 1986, Progressive Office’s success has been a direct result of years of commitment to seeking cost-effective solutions. Working together, Progressive teams are committed to getting your data cables installed and operating while minimizing disruption and downtime. Call our toll free number (800) 614-4560 today. Or, click here.

About Stu Kushner

Stu Kushner earned an Engineering Degree from the University of Maryland, College Park. From there he worked at Boeing Commercial Aircraft, Hexcel Corporation and Case-Rixon as a computer design engineer and systems manager. He now works as the marketing director and project manager here at Progressive Office since its founding in 1986.

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