Scion carefully designs and installs structured cabling to deliver the infrastructure and requirements you need. Our services help maximise your network performance and minimise risks of outages or down-time. Our cabling specialists are experienced in every element of a structured cabling infrastructure and have designed complete systems and installed patch panels, racks and management systems.
Selecting Scion to supply and install a cabling system for you gives you peace of mind, knowing that the system will be installed easily, will perform well first time and will continue to operate to the same high level throughout its life. In the unlikely event that there are any difficulties, you have the reassurance of UK technical support and a warranty that is backed by a large financially stable British business with a long history in the data market. Ultimately the choice of working with Scion significantly reduces the risk of your project.
The few reasons for choosing Scion to install a cabling system for you are:
1 Quality of the products, the designs and materials
2 Established UK manufacturer
3 Credibility of the warranty
4 UK design capability
5 Environmentally responsible
6 Fully tested with the latest fluke testers testing to the industry standards
7 Test results and warranty certification issued to the customer upon completion.
Cat5e, Cat6 and Cat6a cabling systems are available, with fibre products for the backbone from multimode and singlemode solutions.
As an approved System Installer, our cabling technicians have successfully completed a training programme, ensuring that they are fully conversant with the best techniques for installing and testing the range of products and systems.
All the structured cabling is built using market-leading products from Excel. Excels cables are world-class quality and surpass industry standards for quality and performance and technical compliance. All our Excel cables come with a 25 year warranty as standard.
We offer the following options:
Category 5e cable, is a twisted pair cable for carrying signals. The cable standard provides performance of up to 100 MHz and is suitable for 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX (Fast Ethernet), 1000BASE-T (Gigabit Ethernet), and 2.5GBASE-T.
Category 6 cable is a standardised twisted pair cable for Ethernet and other network physical layers that is backward compatible with the Category 5/5e. The cable standard specifies performance of up to 250 MHz and has a reduced maximum length when used for 10GBASE-T.
Category 6a cabling is perfect for most offices and premises. It is able to provide excellent stability and state of the art performance for modern-day office requirments. Cat6a can perform at frequencies up to 500 MHz which is twice as much as Cat6 cables. It is also backwards compatible for Cat5 cabling. It is designed to support 10GBase-T over the full 90 metre, 4 connector channel.
Your backbone has to be the most resilient part of your IT infrastructure and it has to provide the highest bandwidth. At Scion we have designers who know all the options and how to put them together to give you the best solution for your money. This may be based on copper or fibre, depending on the topology and the distance between the buildings.
We've compiled a list of fibre optic interface standards and have shown the distances that can be transmitted over different types of cable below that can be connected onto a range of fibre connectors into panel or wall boxes:
Fibre type Standard FDDI
OM1 OM2 OM3 OM4 OS1 OS2 100BASE-SX 550m 550m 550m 550m 550m 100BASE-FX 2km 2km 2km 2km 2km 100BASE-BX 2km 2km 2km 2km 2km 10-40km 10-40km 100BASE-LX10 10km 10km 1000BASE-SX 220m 275m 550m 550m 550m 1000BASE-LX 550m 550m 550m 550m 550m 5km 5km 1000BASE-LX10 10km 10km 1000BASE-BX10 10km 10km 1000BASE-ZX 70km 70km 10GBASE-SR 26m 33m 82m 300m 550m 10GBASE-LR/-LW 4.2km 10km 10GBASE-LRM 220m 220m 220m 220m 220m 10GBASE-LX4 300m 300m 300m 300m 300m 4.2km 10km 10GBASE-ER/-EW 8.9km 22.25km 10GBASE-ZR/-ZW 80km 40GBASE-SR4 100m 150 40GBASE-LR4 4.7km 10km 100GBASE-SR10 100m 125m 100GBASE-LR4 8.3km 10km 100GBASE-LR10 8.3km 10km 100GBASE-ER4 16km 40km