structured cabling system

Structured Cabling Systems

Structured Cabling System

A structured cabling system is a comprehensive framework of cabling and connectivity products that serves as the backbone for all the information technology (IT) and telecommunications within a building or on board a vessel. It provides a standardized approach to organizing, managing, and supporting various types of data, voice, and video communication systems.

structured cabling system

Key Components


This typically includes copper cabling such as twisted pair cables (e.g., Category 5e, Category 6, Category 6a) and fiber optic cables (e.g., single-mode, multi-mode). These cables are used to transmit data signals over short and long distances respectively.

Connectivity Hardware

Encompassing connectors, patch panels, jacks, outlets, and other termination points where network devices such as computers, printers, servers, and switches connect to the cabling infrastructure.

Cable Management

Cable management solutions such as cable trays, racks, and enclosures are employed to organize and protect cables. This  ensures that they are properly routed and easily accessible for maintenance and troubleshooting

Networking Equipment

Networking equipment includes switches, routers, and hubs that facilitate the transmission of data across the cabling infrastructure.

Testing and Certification Tools

Tools for testing and certifying the performance and quality of the cabling infrastructure are essential to ensure compliance with industry standards and optimal network performance.

Standards and Compliance

Structured cabling systems are designed and installed based on industry standards such as those provided by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). These standards ensure interoperability, scalability, and reliability of the cabling infrastructure, enabling businesses to adapt to evolving technology requirements and future-proof their network investments.

Get the Right Team

Team Vivo Asia is an expert team of engineers and technicians who are well-versed in industry and system requirements for structured cabling systems. Contact us today to discuss your requirements! 

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