Much has been talked about in the industry in the past few months about the rise in uptake for Category 7. As an example of its application in the real world this case study looks at the first phase (1,000 outlets) of a 1,800 point rollout at Robert Bosch Ltd where the latest cabling technology fit into a Category 5e budget, not to mention some tight spaces.
Power tools for professionals and DIY; automotive spares such as alternators, motors, controls and diesel injectors; SatNav, multimedia in-car entertainment systems and even security systems and cameras are all the everyday fare of orders and shipments at the Robert Bosch Ltd UK headquarters and distribution center at Denham in Buckinghamshire. A large part of keeping 600 people and their UK business going has until recently been the task of an 18 year old IBM Type 1 cabling network. View more for Robert Bosch Ltd