Project: South Wiltshire University Technical Colleges (UTC) Network and Wireless Infrastructure
Project Value: £58,000 ex VAT
Time scale: 4 days
Sceptre Networking were awarded the project to install a new wired and wireless HP Network at South Wilts UTC. The wired network consisted of a HP 5412 v2 zl2 Core switch (consisting of 160 1Gb ports) linked to HP 5412 v2 zl 2 Edge switch (256 1Gb ports) and HP 5406 v2 zl2 Edge switch (64 1Gb ports). The edge switches were connected back to the Core switch via 10Gb links, Sceptre Networking configured.
The wireless network consisted of a HP MSM775zi Mobility Controller integrated into the Core switch, with 40 HP 560 Wireless Dual Radio 802.11ac Access points and 2 HP MSM466 Dual Radio External Access Points. All wireless access points were installed and configured by Sceptre Networking. As requested, two wireless networks were configured for use by the UTC. Guest access, which was linked to the HP Guest Manager and Staff and Student Wireless, which required students and staff to authenticate via their Active Directory login.