The Client

Goulston & Storrs is a law firm with 200+ lawyers with multiple disciplines in real estate, corporate, finance and private clients.

Their headquartered in Boston with offices in New York and Washington, D.C. As a leading modern vibrant firm fast and stable cutting technology is a key to helping them be the best.

The Execution

Provide and execute a comprehensive plan to upgrading the G&S network in a seamless efficient timeframe. Key aspects of the project as follows:

  • Identify current cabling plant labeling key connections and demo unused lines.
  • Design a new network that can run in parallel with existing network.
  • Design and implement a new 10GB fiber backbone between MDF and IDFs.
  • Develop and implement a floor by floor plan to re-cable and upgrade network equipment.
  • Upgrade IDF network racks, UPS and electrical if needed.
  • Design and install APC SmartBunker in MDF.
  • All work will be completed off hours eliminating potential disruptions and outages.
  • Develop training plan with G&S IT for turnover upon completion.
  • Work with Facility Managers and Building Engineers on potential changes and issues.

The project was successfully completed over a seven-month timeframe resulting in a state of the
art network. G&S now has a facility with complete coverage of 802.11ac WiFi, 1GB to all endpoints, a redundant 10GB backbone connected to virtual chassis and UPS backup power across the entire network. The upgrade was completed with minimal disruptions to the staff and no unplanned outages.