What Does a Data Centre Do?

   A Data Centre is a facility that houses network computers, storage systems and computing infrastructure. We live in the age of big data, where the sheer volume of data processed on a day-to-day basis dwarfs anything that businesses have been involved with in the past. As a result, this 'big data' needs to be

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What is Cat5e Cabling?

What is Cat5e Cabling What is Cat5e cabling? Cat 5e cable is a type of computer cabling. A cat5e cable consists of 8 strands of different colours terminated on either end with an STP or UTP RJ45 connector.  Additionally, the purpose of the Cat5e cables is to carry voice and data signals between hubs, switches,

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What is Cat6 Cabling?

What is Cat6 cabling? Category 6 cable contains four twisted wire pairs and allows frequencies up to 250 MHz. It is used in 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T (Gigabit Ethernet), 10GBASE-T (10-Gigabit Ethernet) applications. Cat6 also supports 10GBASE-T applications over the traditional limits of copper cabling. This is made possible with all four wires working together to handle

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What is a data cable?

What is a data cable? A data cable is a cable that connects two devices for the purpose of transferring data. Data cables can be broken down into three main types. Twisted pair cabling. Coaxial cabling. Fibre optic cabling. In this blog post we will discuss what each type of data cable is and where

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Are LED Lights Cheaper?

Due to their rise in popularity, the benefits of LED light bulbs are widely recognised. Not only do these lights offer a long lifespan, but they also deliver a lighting solution which is cost effective and high in performance. Traditional lighting such as, incandescent light bulbs and compact fluorescent lamps have always been the go-to

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Pre-Terminated Data Cabling

Pre-Terminated Data Cabling A reliable and fast data cabling solution is crucial to maintaining your business productivity. Businesses such as data centres, storage area networks, and server farms can not afford a large amount of downtime or disruptions that come with unterminated data cabling. As a solution, these companies will benefit from a pre-terminated data

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What is an RCD?

What is an RCD? RCD is short for Residual Current Device, its one of the most effective ways to protect yourself from an electrical accident. As we all know, electricity can cause catastrophic damage, in some cases it can be fatal.  By installing a Residual Current Device into your electrical system, you decrease the risk

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What is a Wi-Fi Survey?

What is a Wi-Fi Survey? Carrying out a Wi-Fi survey is crucial to the planning and designing phase of your wireless network installation. The survey allows the engineers to understand the premises or location. Furthermore, a survey is also beneficial for the client. The results from the survey will give you a better understanding of

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