Dublin: +353 (0)1 4851170 | Cork: +353 (0)21 2431100 | Limerick: +353 (0)61 455455 info@westlan.ie

What you need to know about CPR

CPR regulates construction materials installed within European buildings. For cables, it introduces new fire safety rules and requires that all cables marketed in the European Economic Area (EEA) carry a CE mark along with a formal Declaration of Performance (DOP) verifying compliance. Beginning 1 July 2017, all cables must comply with these requirements.

Brand-Rex expands its Euroclass cable offering

Brandrex have announced new additions to their cable portfolio that are compliant with the EU Construction Products Regulation (CPR). Brand-Rex expanded their range of Euroclass cables to include not only a complete set of Eca, but now Cca and B2ca classification copper and fibre solutions. In compliance with CPR these new higher classification cables resist flame spread and introduce fewer hazardous substances in the event of a fire within a building.

WestLAN Opens New Dublin Office

WestLAN are very excited to announce the opening of their new office in College Green, Dublin 2. The Dublin office will be managed by Michael Coffey, WestLAN’s new Business Development Manager. Michael brings with him many years of experience across a variety of industries and has successfully managed and developed companies both nationally and internationally.

Top 5 Considerations When Upgrading Your Network for VoIP or UC

Are you considering an on-premises Voice over IP (VoIP) private branch exchange (PBX) system? Are you upgrading from an existing system and adding additional capabilities? There are many considerations when upgrading to a new system. This article explores the top five considerations when planning and implementing an upgraded VoIP or unified communications (UC) system on site. [Continue Reading…]

Data, Data Centres, and the Truth About Locating in Ireland

Ireland’s placement around the middle of the Data Centre Risk Index 2012 rather than closer the top was hard to understand, but it’s quite possible that the latest data may not have been used for some calculations. One of the key features Ireland boasts now is an excellent mix of renewables in the grid, up to 40% by 2020 and completely carbon net neutral by 2035. [Continue Reading…]