If your business is expanding, one of your major priorities must be to have a reliable IT network to support that growth. While in the past, networks were simply about exchanging data between computers, the rise in popularity of IP-based phone systems and video conferencing means that they are now essential to so many more aspects of modern business communication. Read more
Date posted: 30 November 2018 – Categories: Cabling Services
The man known as the ‘father of fibre optics’, Sir Charles Kuen Kao has died at the age of 84. He was awarded the Nobel prize for physics in 2009 for his work, the citation stating his, “groundbreaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibres for optical communication.”
Date posted: 30 October 2018 – Categories: Cabling Services
In the early days of computing, cabling was largely point-to-point, going direct from the server to each endpoint, or via a ‘daisy chain’ of systems connected to each other, usually via coaxial cable. While this worked, it was inflexible and created problems if you needed to move things around. You would also need different types of cable for your computers and for your telephone system.
Date posted: 24 September 2018 – Categories: Cabling Services
There are many factors you need to consider when relocating to a new office space, especially when it comes to infrastructure. If not properly planned and executed, it can cause unnecessary expense and productivity loss down the line.
Considering all the stresses that come with meeting deadlines, satisfying bosses and employees, and sticking to budgets, your structured cabling and the networks it supports may be low on your priority list. Read more
Date posted: 31 May 2018 – Categories: Cabling Services
While devices today can perform several tasks without going online, internet use remains to be a vital element in business productivity. According to business ISP Beaming, UK businesses lost £7 billion due to internet outages and downtime in 2016. Their study revealed that companies, on average, experienced four outages which then took six hours to be restored each time.
Of these organisations, more than a third completely derailed their productivity, one in ten lost money as soon as internet outage occurred, and almost half took a financial hit after four hours of no internet. Read more
Date posted: 8 May 2018 – Categories: Cabling Services
The need for stronger legislative measures regarding fire safety has been brought into sharp focus in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy. This includes safety regulations on all construction materials, including cabling and it’s something, we here at TVNET Limited are constantly keeping an eye on.
In this guide, I want to look at the latest EU regulation, the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), and how it affects data cabling in domestic and commercial buildings. Read more
Date posted: 23 April 2018 – Categories: Cabling Services