Moving Office: Things to consider for Network Cabling

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Moving office might be a lot of hassles but if done with proper planning can prove to be an easier job. Moving office also gives you an opportunity to upgrade your network especially data cabling which is one of the important elements of the internet. You need to make sure the new office is well equipped to handle high bandwidth of data and also scalable for new users for next decade.

Growing Data usage per year: Usage of Internet data is growing exponentially every year and therefore it is very important that you are aware of your future data usage and also users. For that, you need you have a highly sustainable and scalable Network cabling infrastructure. If you are unsure about the Cabling needs, talk to a professional Structured Cabling company like us who can help you through all the processes and guide you to build an optimal Cabling Network.  If the office is completely new, make sure the Cable and conduits are roughed in before the walls are done. Cables can be installed and terminated in wall locations before the furniture arrives, but cables that terminate into modular furniture can only be routed out to the floor and then left to wait.  You also should evaluate new office Wifi-Coverage. If necessary, get a Wireless Survey done to avoid dead spots. Document your WiFi coverage expectations. Use of Fiber optic is a must for new age Internet services. If you have room in the budget, you should also seriously consider fiber Cabling runs to strategic points in your server room. The capacity of fiber is much greater than that of copper, and installing it during an initial cabling project is generally less expensive than installing it after the office move. Plan your Server room design to accommodate future updates. Your server room needs to be as open, well-ventilated and as dust-free as possible. Make sure  Don’t forget good door security to restrict access into the server room.

Planning for CCTV: Office Security is paramount and therefore should be a priority along with Data Cabling. Before moving, you need to make sure all important areas are being covered with high-resolution CCTV cameras capable of streaming live videos on any network device including mobile phones. The wiring for Cameras is very important and should be planned ahead of office moving.

At Cablify, we take great care and utilize our vast experience for new office moves and relocations. Contact us for all types of Office moves, relocation, and Cable removal services.