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140 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Background

One of the oldest and largest privately held bank in America servicing financial institutions, major corporations, non-profit organizations and individuals. This financial institution prides itself on speed, experience, intellect, accuracy and innovations. The considerable technology investment enables the firm to perform for their clients, and maintain their position in the financial community.

Challenge

New York Headquarters lease on 59/63 Wall Street would expire in 2003. 140 Broadway, New York City was selected to become their new home. OPC Communications, Inc was contracted through a Professional Services Consulting Company to design the Cable Plant Infrastructure to support 19 floors being leased by the firm with the main Data Center located on the 15th floor. In addition to the design, the firm requested pricing on the approved design to be represented in three flavors by manufacturers of copper CAT5e cabling, Fiber optic cabling, and all hardware components for budgeting purposes.

Solution

OPC Communications, Inc met the firm's IT Technical Team in a series of meetings for 2 ½ months; perform a technical survey of the existing (59/63 Wall St.) facility and performed multiple in-depth site surveys of the new 140 Broadway location. OPC attended construction meetings and produced all AutoCAD Construction Documents for the Telecommunications Cable Plant Infrastructure, which where packaged with the projects bid. OPC Communications, Inc designed the 4 component cable plant: Carrier Access, Data Center, Vertical Copper/Fiber Backbone and Telecommunication Room / Horizontal Cable distribution.

Results

The firm's IT Technical Team approved OPC Communications, Inc design. Our design incorporated security, redundancy, diversity, functionality, flexibility and Day '2' maintenance costs reductions as well as growth for future in all 4 components of the cable plant infrastructure. OPC Communications, Inc remains as advisors to both Consulting Company and the firm for the build-out and migrations to their new facility. The firm's cable plant infrastructure will support all telecommunications applications being proposed. The cable plant will also future-proof and protect firm's investment, by reducing day '2' maintenance costs of labor and internal managerial soft dollars, while supporting planned future technology upgrades.

 



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