There are a million and one things to do when moving to a new office building, none of them fun. Westcoast can take at least one of them off your hands by choosing which cabling system you’ll need by breaking down the various cable types so that you know which ones you need to install in your new space:

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It wasn’t too long ago that corporate data centers were all located on-premises. However, with innovations in cloud technology and fiber-based Internet, businesses have the option to host their information in remote data centers. How can you tell which option is best for your business?

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These days, it seems that just about everything is wireless. But to take advantage of the blazingly fast Internet now available in most homes and businesses, a wired network often will allow you to achieve speeds much closer to the promised maximum.

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In any discussion about telephone systems, cable TV, or the internet, you are likely to hear the term “fiber optic cables” thrown in at least a time or two. The reason that fiber optic cables are such a common topic is the sheer number of purposes they serve….

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Your Data Center cabling may not be the most glamorous part of your business but they are vital. In a way, it’s kind of like doing laundry, except your business isn’t completely dependent upon clean clothes. But, as with laundry, you can do more work on the front end and stay organized, or you can rush through it and wind up with such a big, chaotic mess than you can never find what you need!

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With the emergence of the Internet of Things, the cloud and mobility, much of regarding conversation about network connectivity is focused on wireless. However, cabling isn’t going away. Requirements are evolving, but cabling is still an essential component of any IT environment. Because the life-cycle of a cabling system is typically much longer than most of your IT infrastructure, it is important to understand the primary cabling methods and plan carefully. We’ll walk you through the pros and cons of both types of systems.

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