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North East Schools – Data Cabling & Wireless


Scope

Over the years we have had the privilege of working with over 130 educational establishments within the North East due to the relationships we have built with local authorities, a not-for-profit IT Company and directly with various schools.

We have provided a full range of data cabling solutions on a multitude of occasions to schools across the North East; from pulling in a single data point for a classroom to deploying an entire Aruba wireless solution to provide coverage throughout a whole school.


Solution

When a school calls in with a data cabling request we try to arrange a meeting to survey the school unless it’s for a few data points, in which case we can quote within an hour. When it is necessary we survey the school and provide a map which demonstrates where the points are needed. The type of cabling is selected based on the schools requirements, we usually find this to be Cat5e, but many schools look to upgrade to Cat6.

Our projects team works hard to schedule the engineers to complete any installs at the schools earliest convenience and our engineers arrive on site promptly.

To complete the install our engineers pull the cables through to each point from the main cabinet to provide power and data, they patch the cables into the data cabinet and if applicable install the POE switches.

If installing wireless access points then our engineers either wall mount or ceiling mount the instant access points with the appropriate bracket and label the WAP outlets along with any corresponding patch panels before configuration.

Upon completion all cabling work is tested in accordance with TIA/EIA 568B, EN50173, EN50174 & ISO 11801 standards using a Fluke DTX series level III hand held tester.


Testimonial

IT Technician at Harrogate Primary Academy – “Castle Grange supplied and installed data access points with relevant Cat6 cabling into the schools computer suite. The engineer who completed the site survey knew exactly what was wanted without me repeating myself, on the day of the install both engineers were extremely polite and worked to a schedule based on teacher and class requirements, an excellent job was done.”


Castle Grange Technologies Comments

Mike Preece, Director of Castle Grange Technologies – “Ever since I founded the business in 2002 the education market has been our core audience, I consider it to be a great achievement and a privilege for our business to be able to provide the data cabling infrastructure for many schools and colleges in the North East and North Yorkshire. I hope we continue to be given this opportunity for many years to come.”

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