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 Question by Steve Gingerich posted 19 Mar 2003
 Cable layout prints
Hi, I am about to start up on a new operations center for a large credit union, and I want to present them with a detailed set of drawings to outline the structured cabling of the facility. Is there a website in which to research and/or download software for this? I need to do a physical design of the cabling. Thank you for your help!
 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 24 Mar 2003
Dear Steve,

I would suggest that Visio would probably be best for an average commersial site drawing. For smaller applications, like small commecrial or residential you can download and use SmartDraw (see the top ad banners on our site for the link). You can use it for bigger jobs, too, but the format of drawings is less recognized, so you may have trouble sharing your drawings with others.

What did catch my attention though, is that you mentioned LARGE Credit Union. If this is a significant size job, maybe you want to get a specialist involved to avoid costly mistakes. I guess, it's not only the way your drawings are printed that matters, but the actual design of the system.
If you are anywhere close to US East Coast, you can give me a call at 215-822-6550 x 203, I may be able to help you out.

Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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