If your IT and communications system was installed a number of years back then it’s probably true that you are still using the old familiar one point cabling system. You will have had it for years and so you are reluctant to change it even though it has caused due some problems in the past. It might seem like the perfect system for you but when you talk to people whose job it is to maintain such a system, then you will find that they have another opinion altogether. If you have been constantly adding to your systems then it’s highly likely that there are numerous wires installed in the ceilings, walls and actually on the floor and when your systems experience regular downtime then it is really difficult for the person in charge to find out which cable goes where.
When it comes to fixing or upgrading your current IT and communications systems, then it makes perfect sense to use structured cabling that offers better management of your current system. If you have been looking into a structured cabling system as of late and you’re still not sure if it is money well spent, then maybe the following benefits of doing so can help you to make a better choice when it comes to your IT and communication systems.
- It’s much tidier – If you were to look around your current office then you would see multiple wires going up through the ceiling, being passed into the walls and even being passed on to the carpets beneath your feet. As well as being incredibly unsafe and contravening so many health and safety laws and regulatory policies, it looks incredibly untidy and it does not provide your customers and your new staff with the right first impression. Using a structured cabling system allows you to have all of these wires tucked away in one place.
- Increased security – In this modern technological age, it is incredibly important that you are able to secure your company data and your customer’s data as well. Your current system allows for corruption, but using a structured cabling system provides you with unique security features that only the right authorised people can gain access to.
- Everything works in tandem – It is important to be able to add to and to improve upon your current IT and communications system and a structured cabling system allows you to do that very thing. Over the past two years we have had to work online and to keep in touch with our employees remotely and so a structured cabling system can allow you to add VoIP software to make life easier for everyone.
You make smart investments every day of the week when it comes to other aspects of your business, but for some reason you are reluctant to invest in the very thing that is at the heart of your overall business. Now is the right time to be installing structured cabling and it is important that you see it not as a short-term fix but a long-term solution.