Photo 1 | JST Control center concept: In the new Network Management Center of the telecommunications provider NetCologne, the service teams benefit from the extensive wealth of experience of the JST specialists. Workstations that meet the latest technical andergonomic requirements, as well as a carefully thought-out room concept and proactive visualization of the various systems characterize the control room.
Photo 2 | JST 3-D Planning: Thanks to photo-realistic designs virtual tours of the new control room were already possible before the implementation. "This made planning much easier," says project manager Michael Münch.
Photo 3 | JST control room: Here the implementation of the control room planned in advance in a photorealistic manner - thanks to the AmbientLight lighting, various moods can be generated by key combination.
Photo 5 | JST Control center: Guide to the new Cologne Network Management Center of NetCologne.
Photo 6 | JST Furniture: Optics and design combined with quality and ergonomics - the JST Furniture meets all features of modern control station equipment.
Photo 7 | JST Furniture: Ergonomic furniture is one of the core competences of JST – Jungmann Systemtechniks® - here for example back-friendly desks. The height adjustment of the Stratos X11® OperatorDesk up to standing height allows an alternating posture and avoids damage to health.
Photo 8 | JST Ambient: The lighting on the Stratos X11® OperatorDesk and on the DisplayWall are controlled by a key combination; the colors are freely and intuitively selectable. They create a pleasant atmosphere, which contributes significantly to a positive working environment.
Photo 9 | JST monitor articulated arms: The workstation monitors are attached to the OperatorDesks with height-adjustable 3-D articulated arms. They allow an optimal and individually adjustable viewing angle on all displays through a parabolic arrangement.
Photo 10 | JST control center tables: rear view of the JST operator consoles. Behind the modern backdrop...
Photo 11 | …hides a generously designed and illuminated supply room, which offers space for technology and large quantities of cables.
Photo 12 | JST Power-Port-Data-Box: Flush mounted in the surface of the Stratos X11® OperatorDesks: the PowerPort-Data Box, that…
Photo 13 | ...offers LAN, USB and 230V connections directly at the workplace when open.
Photo 14 | JST large screen wall: Visually a successful coup and also a practical solution: The JST DisplaySuit with brushed aluminum surfaces provides the basis for the proven QuickOut mounting system perfect possibilities for service without interruption of operation!
Photo 15 | JST QuickOut-Wall: The large screen displays can also be installed on non-load-bearing walls with a special JST support plate for load distribution. All cables, data and power sockets are concealed behind the wooden panels, so the installation remains visually appealing.
Photo 16 | JST-DisplayWall: The possibilities of the JST DisplaySuit are versatile and allow for many customer wishes - here, for example, loudspeakers integrated into the rear wall panels.
Photo 17 | JST Software: PixelDetection® monitors the content of the desired monitors and compares the recording with reference values previously defined by the user. Here: the PixelDetection® surface on one of the workplace monitors.
Photo 18 | JST MultiConsoling®: The myGUI - shown here on the middle screen - serves as the user interface for the MultiConsoling®. Advantage of this technology: Computer signals with keyboard, video, mouse, audio signals, cameras and even TVs are flexibly displayed in real time on the monitors at the workplace or on the large screen walls.
Photo 19 | JST Technology: Adverse effects due to heat or fan noise are not an issue at NetCologne's Network Management Center. In connection with the JST MultiConsoling®, all computers were moved to a technical room.
Photo 20 | JST MultiConsoling®: Is required to switch the signals in real time to the large screen and workstations - the MultiCenter, the hardware and at the same time the heart of the JST MultiConsoling®.
Photo 21 | JST Technology: Sophisticated hardware for the JST MultiConsoling®: Power unit for the 230-Volt supply of the underlying framegrabbers in the 19-inch installation kit.
Photo 22 | The telecommunications provider NetCologne secures its performance strength with its own fiber optic network, which, with over 23,000 kilometers of laid cables, is one of the most modern in Europe and is being continuously expanded.
Perfect concept for Network Management Center realized
An excavator shovel that destroys fiber optic cables or striking air conditioning technology – whenever things get dicey, the employees at NetCologne’s Network Management Center (NMC) are called upon. This is where all the strings come together. In the Cologne headquarters of the telecommunications service provider, a modern control center with technology and furniture from JST – Jungmann Systemtechnik® has now been put into operation.
Outdated consoles, a lack of large screens and an inadequate ergonomic concept – all these aspects prompted the group leaders at the NMC to push ahead with a restructuring of the Network Management Center. The project managers Oliver Moskopp, Ingo Meier and Michael Münch set out to find suitable providers and put various concepts to the test.
Convinces after visiting the control room simulator
A visit to the control room simulator, the unique control room simulator from Jungmann Systemtechnik in Europe, then made the decision per JST easy: “We were all three enthusiastic, and the area manager and the head of department were also convinced by the possibilities,” recalls Michael Münch. “In the end, it was the overall package that tipped the scales: the friendly cooperation, the high-quality products and the professionalism of the JST team”.
JST Control center: Guide to the new Cologne Network Management Center of NetCologne.
“The furniture just looks good"
For Ingo Meier and his comrades-in-arms, this positive overall impression also includes the appearance of Jungmann products: “The furniture simply looks good,” says the expert, who critically examined the various offers on the market. Furthermore, he also mentions the ergonomic advantages in this context – for example, the stand-up height adjustment of the Stratos Operator Desk: “Our employees like it and use it a lot”.
Large screens and alarm software support the teams
A total of 17 workstations were set up by Jungmann Systemtechnik in the NetCologne Network Management Center. Three proactive large screens also support the work of the various teams: The PixelDetection® alarm software works in the background for the operators and when things get critical, a red alarm signal is emitted here via the installed AmbientLight. This allows employees to react before a situation escalates.
Different applications in just one dashboard
Work at the NMC, whose employees are confronted with a large number of different applications, is made easier by another good idea from Jungmann: With the software JST CockpitView® different applications can be summarized in only one easily understandable view. Oliver Moskopp explains the implementation in the control center: “We cut out the most important information from various tools and then display it as a dashboard on the large screen wall.
More peace and a more pleasant climate
Another positive aspect of the new room concept, which JST has developed in cooperation with the NetCologne project managers Thanks to the use of the JST-MultiConsolings®, a technology that enables computer signals with keyboard, video, mouse, audio signals, cameras and even television sets to be flexibly displayed in real time on the monitors at the workstations or on the large screen walls, all computers could be relocated to a technical room. The service teams now benefit from more peace and a more pleasant climate at work.
“The background noise is much more pleasant”, says Michael Münch.
JST MultiConsoling®: The myGUI – shown here on the middle screen – serves as the user interface for the MultiConsoling®. Advantage of this technology: Computer signals with keyboard, video, mouse, audio signals, cameras and even TVs are flexibly displayed in real time on the monitors at the workplace or on the large screen walls.
Developing a perfect concept together
Looking back on the first few months that the new Network Management Center has been in operation, the project managers take initial stock: “Everything is going well – together with JST we have developed a perfect concept. Our initial impression of working with a professional partner here has been confirmed one hundred percent”.
More about NetCologne
NetCologne GmbH is a regional provider for modern telecommunication services. It has been providing people in Cologne and the surrounding regions with fast connections for 20 years. Our own fiber optic network, which is one of the most modern in Europe with more than 23,000 kilometers of cable laid and is being continuously expanded, ensures high performance.
NetCologne offers the entire range of modern communication technology: telephony, mobile communications, domain and data services for private and business customers as well as cable TV for the housing industry. NetCologne currently has almost 900 employees and is active in more than 20 expansion projects.
Reference projects of JST (selection)
- s.Oliver, Rottendorf
- SachsenEnergie, Dresden
- SAG, Berlin
- SAG, Nürnberg / Nürnberg Messe
- Salzgitter Flachstahl
- Senvion SE, Osterrönfeld
- SGL Carbon Group, Bonn
- SIEMENS, Wegberg
- Spenner Zement, Erwitte
- Städtische Werke Magdeburg
- Stadtwerke Gießen
- Stadtwerke Ratingen
- Stadtwerke Schwerin, Kraftwerk Süd
- Stadtwerke Steinburg GmbH, Itzehoe
- Stadtwerke Wolfenbüttel
- Starlim Sterner, Marchtrenk
- STORAG ETZEL, Friedeburg
- Straßenverkehrsamt Frankfurt am Main
- Swisscom, Zurich