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  • Sompo International

    Sompo International is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sompo Holdings, Inc., whose core business encompasses one of the largest property and casualty insurance groups in the Japanese domestic market. Their operating subsidiaries have balance sheets comprising high quality assets and ample liquidity to satisfy their obligations to their clients and other stakeholders. Further, they are backed by the financial strength of Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Company.

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  • South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation

    The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesborough, run by the South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation, is a designated major trauma centre and provides all its specialties from one site which is unique for a hospital of its size. It provides a wide range of district general hospital services and specialist services such as neurosciences, renal medicine, spinal injuries, major trauma, cardiothoracic, vascular surgery and cancer services. Connectix have a relationship with the Hospital spanning 15 years. They were initially selected as a supplier after the hospital felt Connectix could provide them with high quality products which also represented the best value for money solution to their network requirements.

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  • Network Rail

    Network Rail, the freehold owners of City House, attached to Leeds Train Station, agreed a ground lease with Bruntwood who in turn gained planning permission for a complete renovation of the 12 storey building. The 121,000 sq ft landmark building was to be renamed Platform and the transformation would see it offering workspace for businesses of all sizes, right at the heart of the city. In order to facilitate this, a complete new network solution was required throughout.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Egon Zehnder

    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. Egon Zehnder’s clients range from large corporations to emerging growth companies, family and private-equity controlled entities, government and regulatory bodies, and major educational and cultural organizations.

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  • Sainsbury's

    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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  • Claranet

    Founded in 1996, Claranet has evolved from a pioneering ISP (Internet Service Provider) into one of the leading independent MSPs (Managed Services Provider) in Europe. The company has annual revenues of circa £150 million (€210 million), 5,000 customers, 850 employees, and an international footprint in six countries. While Claranet has grown internationally, the focus has always been on local service, out of local offices, using local data centres. The company’s ambitious growth strategy has led to numerous acquisitions since 2014: Echiron (Portugal), Grita (France), NovaData (The Netherlands), Celingest (Spain), Techgate (UK) and LinuxIT (UK).

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  • 107 cheapside

    Business Environment’s IT and Communications team started the infrastructure installation in November 2010 and has worked quickly, professional and efficiently onsite. Speaking upon completion of the network cabling, Neil Hammond (Communications Engineer) explains; “We arrived on site whilst other contractors were still completing their phases of installation and started our design by sectioning the building into areas and certain rooms. We lifted all the floor tiles for the cabling pathways and ran the cables in situ for terminating within the floor boxes and routed back at the Connectix Equipment Racks. The Connectix Cabling Systems High Density Patch Panels and LJ6C RJ45 modules are quick and easy to terminate and this installation has been signed off without any problems and perfect link passes. We were able to rely on Connectix for competitive pricing and quick and reliable deliveries to our site, making things easier from our project management prospective”.

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  • Control circle

    ControlCircle offer highly skilled and vastly experienced data specialists who design and support resilient enterprise hosting solutions, built on highly available platforms backed by ultra reliable support. During 2010, ControlCircle has partnered with Connectix Cabling Systems for the design and supply of cabling infrastructure solutions and data centre environment equipment racks and accessories. The partnership has enabled ControlCircle’s Data Centre Management team to have a proactive input in the design of racks used within collocation facilities for their impressive set of clients. ControlCircle has also relied on Connectix Cabling Systems to manufacture and produce quick-turnaround, high-speed preterminated cabling systems used as the physical infrastructure system within the installations.

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  • Cleeve School

    This main communications room has a fibre link back to the server room in the old school. Each cabinet has Procurve ethernet switches installed without PoE for cabled connections or with PoE for the wireless.

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  • Gloucester Rugby

    The Main Contractor designed a tight schedule to allow the last game in 06/07 season to be played and guarantee a working stadium by November 2007. Converge Networks had to ensure delivery on time. 253 Enhanced Category 5 outlets and a wireless network were installed throughout the 114m long stadium at Kingsholm. Converge also installed the AV and PA systems within the specification. Special consideration had to be made for the design of the network to ensure the media teams, printed press and TV broadcast teams; had enough bandwidth and connections within the stand.

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  • Worcester Warriors

    During the second half of 2008 Worcester Warriors had a new three storey cantilever stand built with an office block at one end. Converge Networks were awarded contracts to install the technical infrastructure for the whole stand and office block. The outside seating terraces were completed and opened first, with the three storey stand opening shortly afterwards. The office block was completed just before Christmas 2008. From the installation of the first piece of containment to the last television being tuned, Converge Networks successfully designed, installed and commissioned the whole technical infrastructure in less than 16 weeks.

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  • South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust

    Cancer therapy, neurosurgery and treatment for spinal injuries are just some of the specialist health services delivered by South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust. The organisation also provides district general hospi-tal services to around 400,000 people via its two main hospitals sites in Middlesbrough and Northaller-ton. Overall the Trust’s 6,800-plus staff supply spe-cialist health services to a population of nearly 1.5 million.

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