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Dealing With Intensive Data Traffic

Whether in private companies or universities, medical and scientific users are increasingly among the real ‘power users’ of high speed, high volume data. Whether that’s to support super-computing, complex calculations or transfer of high quality images and video, this is one of the most data-hungry markets of all. Clients in this sector expect consistent high performance and the ability to scale, particularly during peaks in demand.

As an established supplier to the medical and scientific fields, 3M understands the specific challenges and demands of these sectors. Covering all major copper and fibre standards, 3M is able to deliver a wide range of cabling solutions that provide the high performance, reliability, speed and longevity that medical and scientific customers need.

3M can work with installers and consultants at every stage, from cable system design through to on-site installation and beyond. UK-held stock means that product is delivered on time, while component design focuses on rapid, easy installation with less room for error. All completed projects that pass required testing are viable for a 25 year warranty, giving everyone involved even more peace of mind.

“Colour is the key to simplicity" Check out how 3M made it easy for the Primary Care Trust

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“The end result for the Trust was a system which met all of the design criteria and performance requirements”

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Product Focus

  • MPO High Density Pre-Terminated System MPO High Density Pre-Terminated System The MPO solution from 3M handles the demands of high speeds and limited space within medical, scientific & R&D environments. Installation is fast and easy using pre-terminated connectors, with up to 96 connections on a single rack makes it an easy choice for data centres. And thanks to the innovative design, making future changes is straightforward and fast.
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  • Cat6a Copper Cabling Cat6a Copper Cabling With a wide variety of options available, installers and consultants in the medical or scientific market have the assurance of a ‘one stop shop’ for the entire Cat 6A cabling system. Installation is easy, even in the most challenging situations and the range has been designed to minimise alien cross-talk. Elements include cables, patch cords, face plates, RJ45 Jacks, and 19” patch panels.
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  • Intelligent Management System  Intelligent Management System The 3M Intelligent Management System is an infrastructure management solution that can simplify infrastructure administration, optimise the service support, enable automated planning, deployment and provisioning whilst maximising asset utilisation and minimising downtime. The real-time monitoring and the network mapping mean security can be improved delivering quality, reliability and ease of installation and use no matter how large or complex the project is.
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  • Cat 6 Copper Cabling Cat 6 Copper Cabling 3M has a comprehensive range of Cat6 cable components that together, make integrated Cat 6 cabling. With LSOH and PVC cable options, the range encompasses everything from easy-to-assemble Cat6 jacks and punch down panels, through to outlets and patch cords. Full backward and forward compatibility with Cat 5e and Cat 6A is ensured.
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  • Cat 5e Copper Cabling Cat 5e Copper Cabling 3M has been supplying robust Cat 5e copper cabling systems for years, across UTP, FTP and SFTP, with a range that includes everything from easy-to-install jacks through to patch panels, patch cords, faceplates, sockets, LSOH and PVC cables. 3M is committed to continued support for this widespread standard.
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