LAN -Status of Structured Wiring
Imdividual cables with twisted copper wires between desktop & closet. Building closets connect to computer center by fiber
Move started in 1995
- Improved management & error isolation
- Improved installation time
- Enables switched networking
About 70% of site completed (i.e. on switches or hubs)
Plan to complete outside radiation fence in FY99.
Install time improved from 2 weeks to 48 hours for standard install
Standard means there is an available outlet, available switch/hub port,
then we put in the jumpers, document test etc.