Spectrum IT Completes in Progress with IT Network for InterSystems Corp.’s Headquarters at One Congress, Boston, MA

Greater Boston’s Leader in Tel/Data and Security Systems since 1995

Spectrum IT Completes in Progress with IT Network for InterSystems Corp.’s Headquarters at One Congress, Boston, MA

Dedham, MA – February 2, 2024 – Spectrum Integrated Technologies (Spectrum IT), the low-voltage technology division of J&M Brown Company, has completed the first phase of the elaborate tel/data network project for InterSystems Corporation’s new headquarters at One Congress in Boston’s Bulfinch Crossing. InterSystems occupies 420,000 square-feet on the top 14 floors of the recently constructed landmark 43-story office tower.

Spectrum’s detailed and multifaceted tel/data project scope was comprised of:

  • the installation of InterSystems’ Cat 6-A cabling to all user outlets and wireless data outlets;
  • the fiber optic network backbone connecting to all IT rooms;
  • build-out of the iT rooms; the installation of the Distributed Antenna System (DAS);
  • pulling/connecting fiber optic and power cable from the building’s IT riser closet to the antennas throughout each of the floors;
  • build-out of the Main Distribution Frame (MDF) and IDF closets; and
  • providing corresponding state-of-the-art wireless solutions.

Phase one encompassed comprehensive network installations on floors 32-36. The NECA contractor commenced low-voltage work in March 2023 and the first phase was completed in December, as scheduled.

Project Manager Randy Silva and Foreman Jeff Xenakis are leading the Spectrum iT project team with a crew ranging upwards of 15 IBEW Local 103 technicians. The NECA contractor is working as a subcontractor to project GC, Elaine Construction of Newton, MA.

Phase two of the IT network project is underway and is scheduled for completion in 2024.

In a separate project, J&M Brown Company is providing the comprehensive electrical construction fit-out of InterSystems new headquarter offices.

InterSystems is a Boston-based global data management and healthcare information systems company, providing critical information needs for organizations in the healthcare, financial and logistics sectors.

Spectrum Integrated Technologies Provides Tel/Data Network at JP Morgan Chase Bank Branches in Waltham and Gloucester, MA

Greater Boston’s Leader in Tel/Data and Security Systems since 1995

Spectrum Integrated Technologies Provides Tel/Data Network at JP Morgan Chase Bank Branches in Waltham and Gloucester, MA

Also Awarded Network Projects at East Longmeadow, Plymouth, South Boston, Lowell, Reading, and Orleans Branches

Dedham, MA – February 2, 2024 – Spectrum Integrated Technologies (Spectrum IT), the low-voltage technology division of J&M Brown Company based in Dedham, MA, has recently completed telecom network installations at JP Morgan Chase branch locations in Waltham and Gloucester, Massachusetts.

The project scope entailed Spectrum’s installation of Cat-6 cabling throughout both bank buildings as well as tel/data closet buildout, which included furnishing and installing Protocol Data Units (PDUs), Wireless Access Points (WAPs), and ATM outlets. The branch IT networks connect to JP Morgan Chase headquarters data centers via the cloud.

Project Manager Randy Silva, Project Coordinator Tracey Dorval, and Foreman Steve Warden headed the Spectrum project team supervising crews of IBEW Local 103 technicians.

Spectrum has completed IT network installations at 55 Chase Bank locations throughout Massachusetts over the past three years. The NECA contractor was also recently awarded the telecom installation projects at the East Longmeadow, Plymouth, South Boston, Lowell, Reading, and Orleans branch locations. Work on the Chase Bank Longmeadow branch will commence in February and the other locations are scheduled for Spring 2024.

Spectrum Integrated Technologies Providing Harvard University’s Campus-wide Fiber Optic Network Upgrade

Greater Boston’s Leader in Tel/Data and Security Systems since 1995

Spectrum Integrated Technologies Providing Harvard University’s Campus-wide Fiber Optic Network Upgrade

Dedham, MA – February 1, 2024 – Spectrum Integrated Technologies (Spectrum IT), the low-voltage technology division of J&M Brown Company based in Dedham, MA, is in progress with installation of the campus-wide fiber optic cable network backbone at all facilities on the Harvard University campus in Cambridge, MA.

Spectrum Project Manager Lou Whittemore and Foreman John Zarcone are managing the ongoing project, supervising an experienced crew of IBEW Local 103 technicians.

Spectrum Integrated Technologies Completes Tel/Data Installations at Foundation Medicine’s New Headquarters, 400 Summer Street in Boston Seaport

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Spectrum Integrated Technologies Completes Tel/Data Installations at Foundation Medicine’s New Headquarters, 400 Summer Street in Boston Seaport

Dedham, MA – January 30, 2024 – Spectrum Integrated Technologies (Spectrum IT), the low-voltage technology division of J&M Brown Company based in Dedham, MA, has completed the elaborate tel/data network project at Foundation Medicine’s new 16-floor, 580,000 square-foot headquarters at 400 Summer Street in Boston’s Seaport district.

Spectrum’s scope encompassed installations of Belden-manufactured network cabling, connectivity components and dynamic networking solutions throughout all 16-floors of the lab and office facility, as well as comprehensive MDF and IDF closet build-outs, and sound masking in all office areas. The large-scale IT project’s numbers are impressive: In total, Spectrum IT installed more than 1.5 million feet of fiber optic and copper cable; over 7,000 user outlets with 14,000 terminations; and build-outs for Foundation Medicine’s 22 IT rooms.

Spectrum Project Manager Randy Silva and Foreman Scott Francis headed the project team, managing a crew of 20 IBEW Local 103 technicians at peak construction. The two-year, four month project was completed as scheduled in December 2023. Spectrum IT worked in close cooperation with their networking product manufacturer, Belden to effectively manage supply chain challenges and meet Foundation Medicine’s timeline requirements.

Foundation Medicine, a subsidiary of Roche, is a global cancer-focused, genomic testing and clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. Foundation has begun a phased approach to moving all of its Boston area employees into its new Seaport headquarters.

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Spectrum Integrated Technologies (Spectrum IT), based in Dedham, Massachusetts, is the low-voltage technology division of J&M Brown Company, Inc.  A member of NECA Greater Boston Chapter and signatory contractor to IBEW Local 103, Spectrum IT provides comprehensive network and security system solutions and installations for corporate office facilities, technology and life science facilities, and educational facilities, as well as municipalities and public institutions throughout Greater Boston and eastern Massachusetts.

Spectrum Integrated Technologies Completes Vineyard Wind Site Security Project at New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal

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Spectrum Integrated Technologies Completes Vineyard Wind Site Security Project at New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal

Dedham, MA – September 20, 2023 – Spectrum Integrated Technologies (Spectrum IT), the low-voltage technology division of J&M Brown Company based in Dedham, MA, has completed design, construction and integration of security systems at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal for GE Renewable Energy.

The project scope included installation of card access and video surveillance for the site. Due to the site’s physical size and its location, the security system infrastructure required state-of-the-art wireless and Cloud-based solutions. Spectrum IT designed and deployed a 100% wireless transmission system coupled with a Solis battery-powered technology solution to power the security cameras and transmit video surveillance data.  The site’s card access security system communicates via a Cloud-based access control system.

Spectrum IT Director of Operations and Senior Project Manager Terry Kilduff headed the project team, managing the contractor’s crew of IBEW technicians.  Spectrum commenced work in December 2022 and the fast-track project was completed in June 2023.

MassCEC (Massachusetts Clean Energy Center) owns the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which is the onshore construction and staging operations site for Vineyard Wind, the first utility-scale offshore wind energy installation being developed in the U.S.  When complete, the 800MW Vineyard Wind 1 project will be comprised of 62 13MW wind turbines installed on monopoles in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 14 miles southeast of Martha’s Vineyard.

GE Renewable Energy is the supplier of the 13MW wind turbines, which are being staged and then transported offshore from the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

Spectrum Integrated Technologies Awarded Combined Tel/Data and Security Systems at 420 Rutherford Ave., Charlestown, MA

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Spectrum Integrated Technologies Awarded Combined Tel/Data and Security Systems at 420 Rutherford Ave., Charlestown, MA

Dedham, MA – October 20, 2023 – Spectrum Integrated Technologies (Spectrum IT), the low-voltage technology division of J&M Brown Company, is underway with the tel/data and security system project at the new three-story, 101,000 square-foot life science office and research lab building located at 420 Rutherford Ave. in Charlestown, MA.

Spectrum IT is providing the low-voltage construction services for project developer and general contractor, Related Beal.

Spectrum’s project team is being led by Terry Kilduff, Security Director of Operations and Tel/Data Project Manager Chris Zbyszynski.The fast-track project is scheduled for completion by the end of 2023.

The 420 Rutherford building and the adjacent planned 440 Rutherford building are part of Related Beal’s new life science hub in Charlestown, branded under the name Charlestown Labs.

Spectrum Integrated Technologies Awarded Security and Tel/Data Systems at 350 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

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Spectrum Integrated Technologies Awarded Security and Tel/Data Systems at 350 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Dedham, MA – October 19, 2023 – Spectrum Integrated Technologies (Spectrum IT), the low-voltage technology division of J&M Brown Company, has been awarded the comprehensive security and tel/data project at the new 350 Boylston Street office building, located on the corners of Arlington and Boylston Street in Boston’s Back Bay.  The nine-story building (plus electrical penthouse), will also have two-levels of below-grade parking.

Under separate contract, J&M Brown is underway with the early phase electrical construction of 350 Boylston Street.  The Druker Co. is the project’s developer; JMA (John Moriarty and Associates) is the general contractor; and Robert A.M. Sterns is the architect. Bain and Co. will be the primary tenant at 350 Boylston Street.

Spectrum Integrated Technologies Wins 2022 NECA Project Excellence Award for Boston Beer Company Nationwide Integrated Security Project

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Spectrum Integrated Technologies Wins 2022 NECA Project Excellence Award for Boston Beer Company Nationwide Integrated Security Project

October 19, 2022 – Bethesda, MD – Spectrum Integrated Technologies (Spectrum IT), the tel/data and security system division of J&M Brown Company, Inc. based in Dedham, MA, was recognized by the National Electrical Contractors Association with the 2022 NECA Project Excellence Award in the Low Voltage/Technology category for its Boston Beer Company Nationwide Integrated Security Project.

The project scope entailed Spectrum’s design, engineering, installation, integration and commissioning of security systems at Boston Beer Company’s headquarters facility in Boston, as well as at the company’s Sam Adams breweries and tap rooms in Boston, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. The project also included comprehensive security system installations at Boston Beer’s Angry Orchard brand brewery and tap room in Walden, NY; Dogfish Head breweries and tap rooms in Miami, FL and Milton, DE; and at the Angel City Brewery/Truly LA for the company’s Truly LA seltzer brand.  All security systems tie-in to Boston Beer headquarters.

Spectrum IT Director Steve Feldman said, “Being recognized by NECA nationally for the Boston Beer Company security system project is truly an honor.  Spectrum is proud to partner with Boston Beer and Sam Adams in expanding and integrating the company’s state-of-the-art security system at locations throughout the U.S. The project required extensive planning and a cooperative effort between the Spectrum IT and the Boston Beer/Sam Adams management teams, coupled with reliable support from our security system vendors and subcontractor partners throughout the country.”

NECA established the Project Excellence Award program to showcase the exceptional work its members perform throughout the country. Spectrum IT was recognized for its Boston Beer security project at the NECA 2022 national convention in Austin, Texas on October 17.

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ABOUT THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION: NECA is the voice of the $202 billion industry responsible for bringing electrical power, lighting and communications to buildings and communities across the United States. NECA’s national office in Washington, D.C., four regional offices, and 119 local chapters across the country support the electrical contracting industry through advocacy, education, research, and standards development. Visit www.ProjectExcellenceAwards.com  to learn more about the NECA Project Excellence Award. Visit www.NECANET.org to learn more about the National Electrical Contractors Association.

ABOUT SPECTRUM INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGIES: Spectrum Integrated Technologies, the low-voltage division of J&M Brown Company, Inc., is a prominent tel/data and security system contractor in Greater Boston. The company provides customized communications network and security system solutions for corporate and institutional clients, and municipal facilities throughout the region.  A member of the National Electrical Contractors Association and a signatory contractor to IBEW Local 103, Spectrum provides comprehensive design, installation and services for wide-ranging, advanced tel/data networks and security systems.

Spectrum Integrated Technologies Completes Sanofi Tel/Data Fit-Out at 350 Water Street, Cambridge Crossing, MA

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Spectrum Integrated Technologies Completes Sanofi Tel/Data Fit-Out at 350 Water Street, Cambridge Crossing, MA

Dedham, MA – January 18, 2023 – Spectrum Integrated Technologies (Spectrum IT), the low-voltage technology division of J&M Brown Company based in Dedham, MA, provided comprehensive tel/data cabling and sound masking installations at Sanofi’s 12-floor, 510,000 square-foot new laboratory and office facility at 350 Water Street in Cambridge Crossing.

Spectrum’s intricate IT project encompassed providing Cat-6 cabling to all user and wireless data outlets throughout all 12 floors; installation of the fiber optic cable backbone connecting all IT rooms; and build-out of the IT rooms in the newest of Sanofi’s campus buildings in Cambridge.

Project Manager Lou Whittemore and Foreman Pat Simpson headed the Spectrum project team, which ranged upwards of 10 IBEW Local 103 technicians in the fast-track 5-month project. The project was completed, as scheduled, in September 2022.

Spectrum worked on a project team led by general contractor, John Moriarty & Associates of Winchester, MA.

Under separate contract, J&M Brown Company provided the electrical fit-out at the Cambridge Crossing Sanofi lab and office facility.

Sanofi is a world-leading life sciences company and the Cambridge Crossing campus is among the company’s largest facilities in the U.S.