Miller Construction is one of the UK’s largest construction and integrated asset management services businesses, delivering first-class projects across the UK for both public and private sector clients. For its new sheltered accommodation and affordable homes development in Lichfield, Miller Construction wanted Miller Construction wanted energy efficient cabins, which would contribute towards the company achieving their environmental targets. They also needed internet-ready offices up and running very quickly and the supplier had to commit that they could deliver within their tight deadline.
McArdle Group is a specialist construction company with over 40 year experience operating in the public and private sectors. In order that building site managers and project managers are able to work on site during the construction period, portable cabins are deployed as a temporary office space typically for between 2 and 25 members of staff. These temporary offices require fast and reliable networking and internet access to enable the sharing of documents and collaboration systems located on McArdle’s internal corporate network.
Hever Castle is an enchanting double-moated castle, located in the village of Hever, Kent. As part of this transition, the club installed remote point-of-sale huts away from the main building, offering refreshments on a cash basis and separately to the club’s main café.Faced with members’ increasing desire to purchase refreshments using card and needing a more robust way to record sales, the club asked resident electrical contractor Michael Meeneghan to find a solution to connect two huts –the ranger and the refreshment huts-to the main building so that new electronic point-of-sale (EPOS) terminals could be installed.
Stanley Pubs Ltd was formed in 2012 by Amanda Pritchett, Chris Heard, Martin Larnach and Tom Gilroy. Together their aim is to create a group of pubs serving quality produce in a traditional pub environment. Soon after taking over The Lord Stanley, and on a busy Friday night, the pub’s new PDQ chip-and-pin terminals began to lose connection to the payment server during transactions preventing the pub from processing any card payments and seeing customers having to go to local ATMs.
The new management of Aldenham Country Park has committed to provide visitors with the best free outdoor activities experience for people all ages. To attract more visitors and provide a more appealing service, they had recently opened an animal park and a number of other outdoor activities including pony rides and woodland adventures.
In order to be able to charge for all these new activities an Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) terminal and printer connected to the park’s existing network was needed close to the entrance of the park.
Konnectiv Technology Ltd, a company specialised in delivering easy-to-use control and entertainment systems for home and business, was commissioned to set up a new dedicated AV system throughout a converted water tower in the Derbyshire Dales.
An Ethernet data network was required to link the various AV appliances within the building – but due to its unusual reinforced concrete construction, this presented a unique challenge. With walls as thick as three metres and reinforced with steel, installation of structured cabling was impossible; similarly, wireless internet signals could not permeate them.
Pickwick Hall wanted to install multiple WiFi access points to provide its guests with Internet access but the challenge was how to set up a data network in building built in 1802. The solution needed to be cost effective and non disruptive to install.
Boldstone Sculpture designs and sculpts wall pieces and water features for interior and exterior environments. The company recently moved to a new studio and office premises in a converted coach house with walls made from solid stone. The challenge was how to set up the computer network without damaging the walls whilst maintaining the aesthetic appeal of the building.
Ifonic PLC had recently expanded its business with extra office space but this new space was physically separated from the original office by the communal staircase and lift-shafts. They were looking for a simply solution to extend their Ethernet network to the new office space. The solution needed to support running a VoIP telephone network across it.
Chris Lambert, Support Engineer from Blue Sky Computer Solutions was hired to install networking in a building that was over 250 years old. Three rooms needed to be networked together, making up the office for Kemsley & Company Solicitors.
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