Case Studies

  • Sainsbury’s - Sutton Superstore

    Sainsbury’s commitment to helping customers live well for less has been at the heart of the retailer’s strategy since 1869. Today Sainsbury’s make customers lives better and easier every day by offering great quality and service at fair prices – across food, clothing, homeware and financial services – whenever and wherever they want it. Sainsbury’s acquired Home Retail Group, the owner of Argos and Habitat, on 2 September 2016, creating one of the UK’s leading food and non-food retailers - a multi-product, multi-channel business with fast delivery networks.

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  • Fulham Reach & Lexicon Tower

    The London residential building market is booming, with 35,891 private residential units under construction in the capital at the end of 2014, more than at any point in the last two decades and 45% above previous peak in 2007 (source – Lorema London Residential Market Analysis 2015). Affinity Sutton and adds to Central London’s dynamic skyline. At 36-storeys high it stands as Islington’s tallest building. The City Basin waterside apartments, moments from Angel tube and Silicon Roundabout, feature unrivalled views, spa, lounge and 24hr concierge with prices ranging from £550k to £5.8m.

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  • EgonZehnder - Nova, Victoria

    Founded in 1964, Egon Zehnder is a global leader in executive search and talent advisory services with more than 400 consultants in 69 offices across 41 countries. The firm provides senior-level executive search, board search and advisory, CEO succession, family business advisory as well as leadership assessment and development to the world’s most respected organizations.

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  • The University of Kent

    The University of Kent at Canterbury has just taken possession of a state of the art computer centre featuring a 200 square metre computer room and communications entrance facility. The density of the racks and communications cabinets, plus the short time-scale, meant that only a pre-terminated cabling solution could meet the requirements of the data centre interconnection plan. This Tier 2 data centre packed in 48 server racks and 10 communications racks, plus an entrance facility housing another five communications racks in just a 200 square metre footprint.

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  • The University of Derby

    Connectix Ltd has supplied the university with all of its structured cabling requirements and cabinets for the last 5 years. This has spanned 11 projects from Kedleston Road tower blocks through to the recently opened Devonshire campus. The university has a total of 24,000 registered students, of whom 9,000 are full-time undergraduates. The University of Derby has a developing research programme with significant strengths in Art and Design. There are extensive computing facilities available to the students, including a computer games suite and a life-like hospital teaching environment with robot patients.

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  • Research Machines (RM)

    RM began the relationship with Connectix in September 2001. At this time RM plc needed the expertise of a cabling system manufacturer to help rectify existing problems on legacy systems. In addition it was seen as opportunity to develop a project team for future installation and support. Over five years this team successfully installed and supported 2,262 schools with cabling systems (Cat 5E, Cat 6 and OM2/3 fibre), cabinets, ethernet switches (Networx, Cisco, HP) and ethernet wireless products. This helped RM turn a corner in their deployment of LANs.

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  • North Tyneside Council

    In only 6 years Cobalt Park has grown to become the UK’s largest office park and has recently celebrated the completion of over 1 million sq ft of highly specified offices. There are currently over 14,000 people employed at Cobalt. The Quadrant (formerly Cobalt 16) is one of the key buildings in the development, a 100,770 sq ft (9,361 sq m) air conditioned state-of-the-art building. This new development for North Tyneside Council has been designed to house a number of services for the community it serves including Information & Communication Technology.

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  • Claranet - Phoenix Optics

    In early 2007 Star Internet (acquired by Claranet in 2012) were building a 3rd multimillion pound data centre entitled ‘Building the Cloud’ to deliver next generation network and hosting Infrastructure services. Throughout the project design, Star’s Data Centre Management and engineers were able to modify rack designs to produce a ‘Star-Specification’ rack that matched exactly the requirements of the facility and installation.

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  • Petchey Academy

    The Petchey Academy has structured cabling in every classroom, supporting the Wireless LANs (APs) and AV (including all TVs and whiteboards). Security is taken very seriously and the IT cabling infrastructure also supports the door access control system (swipe cards). This state of the art building offers a new outlook on secondary education; with excellent sports facilities, up-to-date music facilities, a training kitchen and restaurant and easy access to computers all contained within a safe and secure environment.

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  • Oasis Stores

    Leading retailer Oasis Stores Ltd, part of the Mosaic Fashion Group, needed to increase its office and warehouse facilities due to an increased number of lines and the recent acquisitions of Coast, Karen Miller and Whistles. A purpose designed facility was constructed close to the existing warehouse. A two part solution was adopted, with a Cat 5e UTP for the office areas and fibre for the warehouse terminals and equipment cabled from a separate cabinets situated in the warehouse.

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  • Astir Palace Hotel

    This clean contemporary complex in the heart of the Athens Riviera is only 25km from Athens. The three distinctive five-star hotels, Arion, Nafsika and Aphrodite have a total of 450 spacious guestrooms, including 75 fully equipped private bungalows. Guaranteeing communication between each business sector was a key part of the design. A total of 396 Category 6 outlets supported by 18 Building distributors were connected by multimode and singlemode fibre back to the Campus Distributor. This network reaches every corner of the business.

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