Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 23 - Page 52

FEATURE: CABLING STANDARDS cabling systems should be capable of two iterations of technology upgrades. What is the best way for those wishing to install new cabling infrastructure to judge the standard of its reliability? The key thing is to ensure is that the system is installed by a trained and certified integrator (by the manufacturer) and installed following the installation guidelines of the manufacturer. It is then tested to the above standard and a warranty issued by the manufacturer. “Most manufacturers have strict Quality Assurance procedures during production to ensure compliance with the standard.” 52 INTELLIGENTCIO