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Cable Management - Inter/Intra Building Connectivity

This is the sevice that connects Building to Building and NIH to the World.  This is the physcial installation of Fiber and Copper to support Network and Voice services back to Building 10 and Building 12 and then to the World.  This also includes all of the Dark FIber Connectivity.  But this is the stuff Maintenance Man-Hole and Risers to connect all of the systems at the NIH.

Inter/Intra Building Connectivity provides Voice, Wide Area Network (WAN), Metropolitan Area Network (MAN), and Local Area Network (LAN) connectivity via the Copper and Fiber Optic backbone systems to support the NIH IT Infrastructure to include Horizontal cabling. These Systems connect NIH locations on and off the Bethesda Campus.

Customer Benefits

Inter/Intra Building Connectivity provides to off-Campus NIH Staff an “on-Campus” quality of connectivity to access the Voice, WAN, MAN and, LAN NIH Systems.  Inter/Intra Building Connectivity provides on-Campus NIH Staff a building to building, floor to floor connectivity allowing access to a variety of integrated onsite Voice and Data systems as well as access to the NIH Voice, LAN, MAN, and WAN systems.

Customer Market

The service is used by all consumers of NIH voice & data services and is ordered as part of NIH network & voice services.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  How do I acquire Inter/Intra Building Connectivity?

A:   Have your Administrative Office put a Telecommunications Service Request (TSR) which will create  a ServiceNow Ticket in the system to get a Telecom Specialist assigned to your request.
Q:  When and why would I need this service?
A:   You will need this service for any new major renovation project, new building construction project, additional bandwidth requirement, and/or new off-campus occupancy.
Q:  How much will it cost?
A:  Cost will vary depending on your requirements.  The telecom specialist assigned to your request will work with you to provide you with an estimate/cost.


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This page last reviewed: March 09, 2011