Cat6 Patch Panel: used for Cat6 cable management

Cat6 Patch Panel vs Cat6a: Difference and Usage

Patch panels are always the indispensable component of tidy and neat cabling system in the data center. There are many Ethernet patch panel types available on the market. According to different cable types, there are different patch panels, such as the cat6 patch panel and cat6a patch panel. Then what’s cat6 and cat6a patch panel? Will Cat6 patch panel work…

9U/12U 4-Post Wall Mount Network Cabinet

Picking the Right Rack and Cabinet for Your Data Center

In the data center, the network rack and cabinet are used to house the router, switch, copper or fiber patch panel and other networking devices and accessories. They are meant to protect the hardware as well as make it easily accessible for modification, alteration as the business evolves and changes. This post will list tips that need to be kept…

IGMP snooping model diagram

What Is IGMP Snooping and IGMP Snooping Switch?

IGMP snooping switches are gradually entering the core of the network. Maybe some people are still not familiar with the fresh terms such as IGMP snooping, IGMP snooping switch, etc. What is IGMP snooping? What is IGMP snooping switch? What Is IGMP Snooping? IGMP snooping, short for Internet Group Management Protocol Snooping, is a multicast constraint mechanism that runs on…

Figure: FS 1U Plastic Single Sided Horizontal Cable Manager with Finger Duct

How to Install Cable Managers in Horizontal Cable Management

As everyone knows, in the data center, a large number of cables scattered and entangled together will cause maintenance trouble. Therefore, how to achieve successful cable management is a hot spot. We all know that cable management solution can be generally divided into horizontal cable management and vertical cable management. As for different management solution, there are different products, such…

Understanding 100G QSFP28 and CFP

Today, as 100G Ethernet widely deployed and becoming an important part of the data center, network device developers are increasingly motivated to produce 100G optical transceiver. Moreover, the produced 100G optical transceiver must consume less space, achieve a lower price, and have better performance, such as QSFP28 modules and CFP modules. They are also the themes we are going to…

fiber-optic-cable-composition

Cable Jacket Rating: Something You Need to Know

As the first defense line against the surrounding environment, the cable jacket prevents the core of fiber optic cable from water, flame, chemistry, etc. Meanwhile, the outermost layer keeps inert to gases and liquids that may be exposed during its service life. Besides, the cable jacket provides a smooth, low friction surface. The jacket must be made of a material…