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Best of Texas 2013 Award

Presented to ACCD’s IT Division for the “Best In-House Developed Application.”

Technical Services

The Austin Convention Center is the industry leader in connecting your event. We have been providing in-house, custom network services for clients since 1993. Whether your event is all about the tech-related industry, or it just relies on technical services to provide registration, we can help make your event a success. Below are the technical services of the Austin Convention Center network to get you connected:

Technology Infrastructure

  • Data/Telecommunication services on every fixed wall and/or floor pocket every 30 feet
  • Wireless Network 802.11a/g/n/ac
  • Over 2,500 CAT 6 Copper UTP ports
  • Over 850 Multi-mode Fiber Optic ports
  • Single-mode Fiber Optic ports in select areas
  • Telecommunication conferencing capabilities in all areas

Internet Access

  • 2.4 Gbps of bandwidth running on a Cisco Enterprise redundant ethernet infrastructure consisting of a 10 Gigabit backbone
  • Limited complimentary Wireless Internet Access throughout entire facility
  • 1,268 registered Internet addresses
  • Ability to design and scale RFC-1918 private addresses to client needs
  • Panduit/CommScope teamed up on the horizontal communication infrastructure which consists of 2,517 CAT 6 UTP ports, and 1,164 multi-mode fiber optic ports
  • Panduit/CommScope vertical communication infrastructure consists of CAT 3UTP for POTS circuits, 96 strands of multi-mode fiber optic and 96 strands of single-mode fiber optic ports

Network Support

  • In-house network engineer on staff to assist with networking design needs
  • In-house network administrators on staff to assist with networking needs during events
  • 24/7 support available during events

Voice Support

  • Convention Center provides a variety of in-house voice services
  • Analog phone service
  • Digital phone service with multi-line capability
  • Voice Mail service
  • Long distance service
  • Specialty coverage path programming
  • Cisco VoIP Network

Other Features

  • 24/7 network monitoring systems
  • Digital signage
  • Call accounting system
    2.4 Gbps of bandwidth through 4 connections from 2 ISPs with BGP peering for redundancy


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