Cat5e and Cat 6 Cabling for Your Office
Cat5e and Cat 6 network cabling are two popular options that keep work offices running smoothly.
Cat5e: Dependable Cabling for Over 15 Years
Cat5e means “Cat 5 Enhanced” and it has become the standard used by data cabling contractors since it appeared on the market over a decade ago.
- About 30 percent cheaper than Cat 6 cabling
- Has a higher delay than Cat 6 cabling, giving the appearance that it runs slower
Cat 6: Taking Performance to the Next Level
This version came out a few years after Cat5e.
- If Installed correctly, can handle an impressive 10 gigabits of data, rather than 1 gigabit
- Bandwidth is limited to only 164 feet; otherwise performance is the same as Cat5e
Boston network cabling installers from Digital City Technology can help you decide which network cabling best suits your needs. Consider each option carefully so that your workspace can optimally function.