ShoreTel 8 Planning and Installation Guide 171
Site Requirements and Preparation
This chapter provides information about preparing your site for the ShoreTel 8 system,
including concerns such as physical space, environment, and cabling.
Review the following site requirement topics before proceeding to the next chapter:
The following recommendations will assist you in planning and preparing your site for the
ShoreTel 8 system.
•Hire a cabling contractor to install your racks, patch panels, and cabling.
•Have an RJ-48C cable ready for each voice switch.
13.2.1 Switch Models
You can locate the model number of your switches, SG or IPBX, on the rear panel as shown
in Figure 13-1. This document distinguishes between switches based on the model number
and the number of RU’s the switch occupies.
❑Recommendations page 171
❑Voice Switch Requirements page 172
❑Racks and Cabling page 177
❑A 19-inch data rack, shelf, and modular patch panels can be
purchased from most major electrical suppliers.
Table 13-1 Site Requirements and Preparation Checklist
Figure 13-1 ShoreGear 120 Model Number Label