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Flexible Offices, Power and Data Solutions with Power Ethernet

16 April 2014, APAC Sale a fast growing international Internet Reseller hired Power Ethernet to solve the challenge of installing a reliable data and power network that gave them the flexibility to relocate staff and expand their business.The solution needed to be rapidly deployed, installed out of hours and on budget so that the business would be fully operational the next day.

By utilising the existing electrical cabling to transmit data, Power Ethernet’s qualified installer Spectrum Technical Solutions installed a mixture of Powerline Sockets and Mainline Power track – which enables multiple power and data points to be located on sleek tracks that are fitted on-site to suit the available wall space-- and combine it with structured cable and WiFi where needed.

The result is a robust and far more flexible infrastructure for Internet delivery throughout the building with the ability to incrementally increase on available power and data connections as required. Internet access and power points can be positioned to suit user’s needs whilst removing legacy cabling. This means, reducing administrative overhead, as well as a health & safety hazards.

APAC Sale’s business benefits:

  • The reduction in cabling and electrical accessories had an immediate dramatic impact. No more health and safety issues with cabling. New space was created for future workspace.
  • The possibilities for interactive media in the office were opened up, allowing multiple variations of the future office layout.
  • Staff gained robust reliable Internet/communications access, as well as more access to multiple re-locatable power supply points.
  • The impact was minimal and the solution was integrated and as an added bonus, the result looked great.
Jason Grant, Head of ICT APAC Sale UK said: "The Power Ethernet and Mainline Power products provide us with a robust and flexible power and data solution that accommodate our needs perfectly, as we continue to grow both within the current location and potentially on to other premises. There are no more health and safety issues with cabling, no mess or damage to the fabric of the building and the whole transformation was achieved in a single day. Everything was accomplished both on budget and on time allowing us to resume work onMonday with no interruption and provided us with huge cost savings"

About Power Ethernet:

Founded in 2011, Power Ethernet is a UK technology start-up with an innovative, new approach to PowerLine-based networking for both home and commercial applications. Powerline is a proven, well-established and recognised standard that uses power cables to create an instant Ethernet network. Power Ethernet’s patent pending integration of Powerline networking technology into electrical sockets provides an effective solution for businesses and home users who seek a simple but elegant solution for creating a high-speed, highly reliable network.