ACEDA were successfully contracted to supply, install and test a full Category 5e UTP solution across four floors of an office fit out for Accenture, a global professional services organisation. ACEDA have an extensive track record of office and commercial refurbishments, ensuring IP Networks meet the challenges and demands of occupants.
Accenture is a global company who works with organisations providing, strategy, consultancy, digital technology and operational services in over 120 countries. They have experience of working in over 40 industries which include energy, health, insurance and public services. Accenture recently opened a Newcastle branch which required a full office refurbishment, including a new network infrastructure.
Due to building occupancy requirements, ACEDA had a three month installation completion target to meet which included both first and second fix phases. Working effectively and efficiently as a team, each member ensured key project milestones were achieved to meet the short timeframe.
Additionally, various floors of the building were to be joint occupancy therefore the solution required multiple cabling to each desk location in these areas. The system installed offered excellent expansion potential and ease of use for any future moves and changes.
ACEDA installed a solution which met the specification and budgetary requirements of the client, comprising of in excess of 3,000 Cat 5e network outlets, a TV Distribution system and fibre optic cabling. A full outline is provided below:
- Network Cabling Solution
- Digital TV Aerial System
- Server Cabinets
- OM3 Diverse Fibre Optic Backbone links
- Copper Backbone Links
- Underfloor Cable Matting Containment
- Grid Outlet Position (GOP) Box to desk locations
- MPO/MTP OM4 Fibre Optic Trunk Cables
- Patching Leads
ACEDA provided a well planned, logical solution to meet the clients overall requirements, budgets and timescale. Les Ferguson, a Technical Account Manager for ACEDA said, “ACEDA were involved in the project at an early stage which allowed us to provide a technical input and evolve the design to ensure the client received a value for money, high performance solution. Elements of the installation were complex due to the building having multiple occupants however an appropriate solution was engineered. Overall the client was very satisfied with the installation and continues to utilise ACEDA’s services”.
For more information on any of the above services and solutions, please call our customer services team on 0844 4179 744.