CAT 5e & CAT 6 Network Cabling
GLOBAL SCOPE are specialists in the design, installation testing and implementation of cabling infrastructures compliant with EIA/TIA standards. Our teams have the experience, expertise, and knowledge to install complete installations to a high standard with the minimum of disruption.
Structured Cabling Voice and data integration
CAT 5e, CAT 6 and 10g Cabling
Additional outlets installed
Moves and Changes
Floor standing Cabinets, Wall Boxes, Cable management
Server Cabinets, Fans, shelves, PDU
Cabinet upgrades and Relocates Completed out of hours
Tidying Patch leads
Free Site survey No obligation quote
The installation-Cable run, containment and patching cabinets
Termination, Jacks and labeling
Certification and final documentation
GLOBAL SCOPE are experienced installers of structured cabling solutions.
(a standardized cabling system designed to integrate voice, data and video signals.) The entire cabling infrastructure is presented on a patch panel.
To change the connectivity is as simple as plugging the appropriate patch lead or adapter into the relevant RJ45 port.
5e (ANSI / TIA / EIA 568-B) is a specification to support performance
characteristics up to 100 MHZ and data transfer of up to 1 Gigabit per
» Cat 5e is a 4 pair high performance cable that consists of twisted 24 gauge copper conductors.
» Category 6 is a specification to support performance characteristics over a gigabit per second and a bandwidth of 250 MHZ.
» CAT 6 is a 4 pair very high performance cable that consists of 23 gauge copper conductors. Each pair is isolated from the other pairs by an internal separator. The isolation significantly improves the internal loss, return loss and cross talk providing a better signal to noise ratio. Because of its improved transmission performance and superior immunity from external noise allows for higher reliability in current applications and higher data rates for future applications.
CAT5e Vs Cat 6 Which one to choose?
When specifying which system to choose on your current network requirement. And for the future proofing perspective, the next generation of technology is constantly changing the requirements of the network infrastructure. Whilst the cabling is expected to last for at least 10 years the network hardware will probably be replaced several times.
The general difference between category 5e and category 6
is in the transmission performance, and speed. Category 5e can support
up to 1 GB/s and Category 6 can support 1 GB/s 10 GB/s.
The cost implications of installing Category 6 cables will be an extra 20-30% more. Category 6 patch leads will be required which again cost more.
As Category 6 cables are thicker then category 5e cables, extra containment space is required. This will increase the cost for larger Trunking, Tray or conduits.