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What is CPR? What does it mean for Network Cabling?

What is CPR? What does it mean for Network Cabling?

The Construction Products Regulation is a European Union directive, set out with an intention of making buildings, safer. It brings us a standard classification system for how construction products react to fire. Categorising them into groups (EuroClasses). Ahhh, yep it had to be said, oops… No, Brexit will not affect the implementation of CPR. Why?… Continue reading What is CPR? What does it mean for Network Cabling?

F/UTP, U/FTP, S/UTP, U/UTP – What Are They?

F/UTP, U/FTP, S/UTP, U/UTP – What Are They?

If the variation in categories of Copper Cabling weren’t enough, don’t worry because the different configurations bring more headaches and decisions to make… Cables come either screened or unscreened, and most installations use simple unscreened balanced copper cabling. However, there are multiple options for screening available, adding complexity, each bringing something slightly different to the… Continue reading F/UTP, U/FTP, S/UTP, U/UTP – What Are They?

Category 5e, 6, 6A, 7, 8? – What’s the Difference?

Category 5e, 6, 6A, 7, 8? – What’s the Difference?

There are a vast array of revisions to the ethernet cable; each an improvement on their predecessor – But what is the difference between them? Take a look below for a brief explanation on the differences between common ethernet cables. Common Features Despite there being lots of revisions of ethernet cable, they all share some… Continue reading Category 5e, 6, 6A, 7, 8? – What’s the Difference?

Category 6 Installation in Northamptonshire – Team Prevent UK

Category 6 Installation in Northamptonshire – Team Prevent UK

Team Prevent UK approached Nene Data & Electrical Ltd due to their requirement for a new Category 6 infrastructure installation within their additional premises in Towcester, Northamptonshire Team Prevent UK is the UK division of Europes leading Occupational Health & Wellbeing providers, B·A·D GmbH. Established in 1975, they are able to provide Specialist Health, Well… Continue reading Category 6 Installation in Northamptonshire – Team Prevent UK

802.3bz – Breathing new life into Category 5e & 6 Infrastructure

802.3bz – Breathing new life into Category 5e & 6 Infrastructure

Category 5e & 6 cabling has been the standard for cabling installation in businesses for over a decade however with the rise in wireless devices being deployed, Cat5e and Cat6 can no longer supply the required bandwidth for the latest generation of wireless access points bandwidth demands, this currently leaves only one solution, Category 6a.… Continue reading 802.3bz – Breathing new life into Category 5e & 6 Infrastructure