Microsoft, HP, NEC, Alcatel, Philips and … Brand-Rex

Leading structured cabling solution manufacturer, Brand-Rex, is playing a major role in Europe’s first multi-vendor ‘digital office’ showcase project. Working alongside other leading global technology companies including Microsoft, HP, NEC, Alcatel, Philips and Amena-France Telecom, Brand-Rex network infrastructure technologies will underpin the digital office systems designed to demonstrate integrated leading edge information technologies in a real-world, commercial working environment.

The ‘Digital Office’ project integrates systems and equipment from various manufacturers and standards. Brand-Rex has been responsible for delivering a global data and telecommunications network infrastructure that includes their Cat6Plus, Blolite, SMARTPatch and SMARTPower – supplying the required physical links for HP network devices and Alcatel telecoms hardware. Microsoft has provided the office’s IT applications, Amena-France Telecom has implemented a Wi-Fi network, while HP has delivered desktop PCs, printing facilities and network hardware devices.

“The ‘Digital Office’ project represents the first time in Europe that major manufacturers have collaborated to deliver a showcase incorporating the very latest in networking and office automation technologies,” commented Brand-Rex Southern European Sales Director, Luis Semprun. “Brand-Rex is delighted to have been part of the project and to demonstrate how much impact its next generation networking technologies can have on business performance,” he said.