Networking Pricing Info

You can assume labor costs to wire a building are around $120 per drop.  (Fiber costs arount $500 per drop.)

While doing your design, keep in mind the code standard currently is category 5e UTP for horizontal cabling.  Also switches and hubs with 10/100 mbps ports are as cheap today as ones with 10 mbps ports only.

Some web sites to visit for pricing information: (Cisco has pricing available on-line, but the links for it don't show up unless you register first.) Great Memory upgrade prices Memory and new and used equipment A local (in Tampa, on south Dale-Mabry) dealer in computers and networking equipment. A search engine for computer equipment prices. A good search engine for computer equipment prices (part of C/NET).
Bulk Cable Vendors A search of bulk cable venders from


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