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Introduction to Structured Cabling

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What is Structured Cabling ?
As with time and technology the communications methods, medium, technology, equipment and everything associated with connectivity or inter-connectivity is changing. With so many vendors, products, designs and requirements it's difficult to keep up with communication system. When used in smaller scales for fewer devices it was manageable but when it comes to bigger infrastructures, offices or facilities with various possibilities as well as tendency to change and upgrade it was very difficult for IT and Network designers, to answer this complexity standards were proposed which will guide the type of wiring, material of wiring, speed, connectors, protocols, data rates, error rates and more. This allowed flexibility and capability to manage a bigger infrastructure  with ease. This is how structured wiring system or cabling infrastructure came into existence. Structured cabling infrastructureusuallyconsists of a number of standardized smaller elements often…