Backbone cabling systems provide connections between telecommunications rooms, equipment rooms, main terminal space and entrance facilities. It includes backbone cables, intermediate and main cross connects, mechanical terminations, and patch cords or jumpers used for backbone-to-backbone cross-connections. The backbone also extends between buildings in a campus environment.

The media used is dependent on distances and applications. The data backbones may be a combination of category 5e, 6, 6e, multimode fiber and singlemode fiber. The voice backbones are typically category 3 multipair cables. The voice and data backbones may be colocated or built as two distinct networks.

BRIO Professional Services specializes in the planning, design, installation and maintenace of backbone cabling system infrastructures. Your existing system may require upgrading to allow for the addition of new applications such as quality of service for a voice-over IP implementation.