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Case study of Sigma Byte Computers Pvt. Ltd.
Using APW President's 800 mm deep cabinets with 19 inch mounting capabilities, Sigma Byte was able to manage Bulk cabling (Cat.5/Cat.5e and fiber optics) and to ensure that the work done is as per international quality standards in accordance with BICSI guidelines.

The Company
Sigma Byte Computers Pvt. Ltd is one of India's largest Network Cabling Integrators. They specialize in the field of CAT.5 and optical fiber cable installation & maintenance services for local area and wide are networks and have a highly trained workforce.

Sigma Byte is a BICSI Corporate member all their projects are executed as per International quality standards. They have an extensive array of termination & testing equipment and among the best design, installation & testing procedures. Because of such expertise and intrinsic strength, Sigma Byte have created some of the largest computer networks in the country.

The Problem
Sigma Byte has to routinely confront and overcome the following situations on their projects.
• How to manage Bulk cabling (Cat.5/Cat.5e and fiber optics) and to ensure that the work done is as per international quality standards and in accordance with BICSI guidelines.
• To ensure that cabling standards are adhered to.
• To achieve a superior level of aesthetics.
• Ensure easy and effective manageability of cabling.
• Guard against under utilization of bandwidth on the network.
• Prevent Data Packets being lost on the network.

The Solution
After assessing these typical problems faced by Sigma Byte, APW President Systems Ltd. recommended comprehensive solution. This included

• 800W Cabinets of 800mmW (instead of the usual 600mmW) with 19 mounting provision, which would provide the requisite space for routing the cables.

• A complete suite of Cable Control Accessories which comprise
- Cabling Bobbins
- Cable Retention Bobbins
- Window Mouldings
- Bayed Rack Cable Tunnel
- 1U CAT.5 Cable Management panel
- 2U CAT.5 Cable Management panel
- 2U CAT.5 Cable Retention panel
- 2U CAT.5 Cable storage Shelf.
• Customized cable baskets.

• Customized cable entry gland plates at the bottom of the Racks.




The Benefits

When this solution was implemented, Sigma Byte was able to achieve several notable benefits.

• CAT.5 cabling now met EIA/TIA-568-A guidelines.
• Data transmission performance does not deteriorate over a period of time.
• Fast cable dressing during installation and maintenance.
• A maximum bending radius of 4x of four times the cable diameter.
• Ensured that the cables were not crushed.
• Optimal utilization of bandwidth on the network.
• Minimal down time.


Cable basket

These resulting benefits proved very effective and the solution ensured that all the problems were taken care of satisfactorily.

It's all part of APW President ability to identify, solve and satisfy our customers requirements through innovative solutions and ideas.




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