[ILUG] OFF TOPIC: Network Cabling
gerard.keating at fintrax.com
Wed Mar 3 17:23:50 GMT 2004
> I am working for a company about to move to a new building. We need to
> cable the building
> and we are getting stupid quotes for terminating the network cables. We
> can lay them cheap enough
> but its connecting them to the floor boxes and the patch panels that is
> costing a fortune.
> All in all its looking like almost €70 a cable, which seems crazy to me.
> Is this something you can do yourself if you buy the right equipment? If
> so what does it involve?
With the right equipment, connecting them to the floor boxes is fairly easy.
The real "problem" can be the patch panel end. How many points are you planning in your building.
A good guide is at least two network points per person, three is better.
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