most IT organizations have been adding capacity
to their data-only networks by upgrading network
electronic equipment as newer, faster devices
became available, and by adding additional cabling
for new stations in the office area as needed.
The original Cat5 standard allowed the higher
speed 100Mbps hubs, switches and routers to be
deployed, providing a true 100BaseT network design.
In the past few years, technologies such as IP
Telephony, VoIP, power over ethernet, and streaming
video have increased bandwidth requirments and
the demands on the network infrastructure and
associated high-performance connectivity.
Turnkey services cover the whole range of the project ranging from
system design, engineering, supply of products, testing to installation work. In
the international market the share of full turnkey projects is increasing for
the benefit of the reduced project cost, shortened project period, quality
improvement resulted from the full responsibility of the contractor and the