Professional Data Network Cabinet Installation
A data network cabinet is the housing and storage for your routers, switches and patch panels. It can also be used as storage for other networking equipment like firewalls.
Your cabinet is an important piece of equipment that should not be forgotten about when looking at your network kit. It is the protector of sometimes very expensive and delicate hardware including network switches and patch panels. Cabinets come in all different shapes and sizes to suit your needs. You can go for a wall-hung cabinet that keeps your equipment off your floor space but is still easy to access, a floor standing cabinet or even outdoor cabinets.
Data network cabinets are smaller in depth than server rack cabinets due to the size of some servers but with our professional guidance, you can be sure you are getting the correct equipment for the set-up you have.
Your networking needs will determine what type and size of cabinet or number of cabinets you need. At the WiFi Specialist, we have a team of experienced engineers who can come to the site to carry out a survey. We can look at your network requirements and current equipment before advising you on the best solution.
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As your data network cabinet is going to house all your networking equipment, it is important to ensure you have the best equipment for the job. If you have a cabled internet network, you need to ensure your equipment is safe and secure and easy to access when needed.
Depending on the size of your business you may have a dedicated server room that has its own security to prevent unwanted access. If you have a small to medium business, your cabinet may be in a room where multiple people have access.
Data cabinets provide security for your network for this reason. Most of the cabinets on the market are lockable, this will ensure that only authorised people are dealing with your networking equipment, and it prevents unwanted access to others.
As a rule, networking equipment can overheat when it is not properly ventilated or given enough space for air to circulate. Most server rooms will be fitted with air conditioning as a preventative measure, but if you run a small business and your cabinet is in your office, for example, you will need Image here of cabinets to strongly consider your equipment choices to ensure your hardware is protected from overheating or even getting dust in the fans which can also cause overheating.
Our engineers have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to providing the best environment for networking equipment and will discuss with you your best options to ensure your hardware is not overheating.
A business that needs to house a large amount of networking hardware will usually have a designated room which is temperature-controlled and secure. For these businesses, it would be advantageous to have open cabinets that are easy to access and allow air to circulate around the racks of equipment.
If you are tight on space and only have a small amount of equipment to house a wall mounted enclosed cabinet will be a great solution as it provides secure housing for your hardware, keeps all your wires and equipment tidy and in one place and can be locked so that only authorised people can access the equipment inside. Acoustic server cabinets are also a great solution if you have your cabinet in your main working environment as they block out the noise from the fans as ensure the equipment is no disruptive to the open space it sits in.
Depending on the size and type of cabinet you need will depend on the investment you need to make but there are plenty of options available to you and our team will be able to advise you on the most suitable solution depending on your requirements.
At the WiFi Specialist, we can work with you to find the most suitable cabinet for your needs. We can source and install your cabinet for you and ensure all your network equipment is set up correctly. Before installing your new network cabinet, we can perform a detailed site survey to gain useful knowledge about your network so that we can offer you the most secure solution that fits your requirements in terms of size and practicality.
Ensuring you have the right size for your equipment can be complicated depending on what networking hardware you have; with the assistance of our expert team you can discover the very best data cabinet solution for you.
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What is a data cabinet?
A data cabinet is the casing that houses and protects all your networking equipment. They come in all different shapes and sizes depending on your needs.
Do I need a data cabinet?
A data network cabinet is an important piece of kit as it protects your networking equipment. It keeps everything safe and secure and at the same time easy to access when you need to.
How big is a data cabinet?
Cabinets come in all different sizes and models; our team will be able to advise you on the best solution for your networking needs. We can discuss your potential growth to be sure your cabinet will be big enough should you plan to grow your network in the future.