CASE STUDY

Alliance Company (AllianceCo) – Office Tenant Buildout with Security

Highlights:

Construction / Interior Construction

Services:

  • Network Services - Premise Distribution Wiring Solutions

    • Structured Cabling Solutions for Voice, Data, Audio & Video

    • Fiber Optic Cabling Infrastructure

    • CATV Cabling

    • IP-CCTV Camera Systems

    • Physical Access Control Systems

  •  IT Consulting – Project Management Office (PMO)

Solution:

Hubbell Premise Wiring - Cat6E Solution

Axis IP Cameras

Axis video server

Axis A1001 door controllers

Axis A8105-E Network Video Door Station

Axis HID card readers

Altronix Power over Ethernet (POE) Power Supplies

Partner:

Hubbell

Axis

Challenges:

  • The existing building’s voice/data infrastructure was antiquated and did not have IP cameras or a physical access control system.

  • Because there was existing network infrastructure, the new infrastructure had to be installed without damaging or interrupting the existing infrastructure.

  • The schedule was aggressive in order to match the overall timeline for the move in date.

Benefits/Results:

  • AllianceCo can monitor its operation locally and remotely and communicate with visitors with video and audio prior to accessing the new office.

  • The project was completed within budget and on-time.

  • A safe and secured environment for Alliance Construction for years to come. 

Overview:

AllianceCo (www.alliancecousa.com) is an interior construction company based in the Chicagoland area and founded in 2005. Alliance specializes in rough carpentry, drywall, door and hardware, and acoustical ceiling systems. Alliance enjoyed continuous growth and needed to expand its headquarters.  

 

DTI was selected in 2016 as the low-voltage contractor for the 15,000 square foot office buildout for AllianceCo’s new corporate office in Hillside, IL.  The scope included the implementation of new network infrastructure cabling for all voice/data/audio/video telecommunications outlets, cameras, physical access control modules, card readers, and two-way communication door stations.

DTI’s Roles

 

As the prime contractor, DTI’ responsibilities included the following:

 

  • Installation of the fiber optic backbone from the MDF (Main Distribution Frame) to the IDF (Intermediate Distribution Frame), as well as labeling and testing

 

  • All Cat 6E horizontal voice/data/audio/video cable runs to each of the telecommunications outlets, IP Cameras, physical access devices, and labeling and testing of all network infrastructure

 

  • Installation of all IP cameras, all HID Readers, all Physical Access Controls modules and devices, all door contacts, all POE power supplies, and network gear, switches, server, uninterrupted power supply in the MDF Room, as well as the low-voltage telecommunications wiring and the MDF closet buildout.