Posts Tagged ‘cable infrastructure’

Blue Wave Partners with the Hilton Miami Downtown

Monday, November 16th, 2009


The Hilton Miami Downtown was in dire need of reliable and high speed internet access for their hotel guests.  As the number one complaint received by the hotel, adequate internet services became a top priority.  Installation was complicated by the layout of a 40-year old hotel with hard, inaccessible ceilings and walls, and a need for an aesthetically pleasing design and an installation that was as unobtrusive as possible to guests, staff and hotel operations.


Compuquip Newsletter Featuring Blue Wave Communications

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Compuquip’s Quarterly Newsletter, Quip Notes, features Blue Wave Communications in their November 2009 issue.

To download a copy of the newsletter, click Compuquip Quip Notes November 2009

Blue Wave Employee Spotlight: Max Bravo

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Max Bravo

Field Operations Manager

Blue Wave Communications

Max Bravo joined Compuquip on February 1, 2001.  Nearly 9 years later, he has grown with and within Compuquip where he started as a Computer/Printer Technician, progressed to Cable Technician in 2002, and transitioned to his current role as Field Operations Manager for Blue Wave in 2005.

Max takes special pride in providing Blue Wave clients with the support and solutions they are looking for.  He thrives in his hands-on role where he oversees and ensures the quality of work performed by all Blue Wave technicians, reads and interprets construction plans, pulls necessary permits, interacts with contractors, and verifies that all contracts are completed on time and within budget.


Out-of-Sight Fire Hazard: Abandoned Cables And Wires

Friday, August 28th, 2009

From The June 2006 issue of Maintenance Solutions Magazine. The resource on institutional and commercial facilities management.

By James Piper.

Depending on the size, use and age of a typical institutional or commercial facility today, it can include thousands or even tens of thousands of feet of cable. And a good percentage of that cable has been abandoned. Lift any acoustical ceiling panel or inspect any riser system or telecommunications closet, and the chances are very good that abandoned cables — lots of abandoned cables — will turn up.


Blue Wave Communications featured in South Florida Hospital News

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Blue Wave’s Cabling Expertise Results in Faster Information Flow, Greater Return on Investment

By Vanessa Orr

For a printable version of this article click here, Blue Wave Hospital News Article.

Tim Orr, General Manager of Blue Wave

Tim Orr, General Manager of Blue Wave

There are few things more frustrating in an office setting than slow-moving data or frequent computer crashes.  And while many people are quick to blame phone lines or software programs, the fact is, there could be another reason why things aren’t working the way they should.

“A lot of businesses don’t realize that their networks are only as good as their weakest links, and cabling can have a lot to do with that,” explained Tim Orr, general manager of Blue Wave Communications. “If cables aren’t tested and installed to the proper standards, they can degrade a company’s network, causing it to run more slowly, take more time to connect, and cause programs to crash.”