Figure 1: Patch panels in a rack for managing the fiber and copper cables

Cable Management Bar: What Role it Plays in Rack Cable Management

I think it’s safe to say that in most data centers or server rooms, cable clutter is an annoying issue that’s hard to ignore. In recent years, more and more data centers and server rooms feature high density and large capacity, usually accompanied by a large number of copper cables or fiber optic patch cables to connect the entire network….

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Will Cat6 Patch Panel Work with Cat6a Cable?

As information technology develops, we have to upgrade our network products such as cables, patch panels, etc. Besides, to reduce our data center’s cost, we are tempted to use the old and new ones to make a mixed connection. For instance, run Cat6a cables on Cat6 patch panel. However, does it work? Is it a reliable connection? Here we’ll discuss it in…

Fiber Optic Enclosures In Cabling Systems

Fiber-optic cabling systems have a few specialized components, including fiber optic enclosures and connectors. Fiber optic enclosure is a box to load fiber optic patch panel/fiber optic cassettes and other accessories in to provide a cable management solution for fiber cabling. Fiber enclosure ensures a tidy cabling environment and protects fragile fibers from outside damage. Also, the elaborate design of various…

Why Should You Choose a Wall Mount Rack & Cabinet ?

Network racks are essential for storing your equipment in an organized, safe and efficient manner. Rack solutions allow you to house many IT components in a smaller amount of space, helping you use storage area more efficiently, while also protecting network equipment and maintaining an organized environment. Network racks organize IT equipment into standard-sized server rack cabinets for greater efficiency…

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Home Server Rack Setup: Making Your Home Intelligent

As we know, the server rack can organize numbers of network equipment into the standard-sized rack, which greatly improves the working and management efficiency throughout the data center. Meanwhile, with the 5G IoT era approaching, more and more intelligent home appliances gradually enter our lives. People especially the IT men desire to use centralized management to run this equipment. Of course, the best solution is…

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Introduction of Patch Panel Types

Patch panel, an unsung hero, is the most important cable management tool of the data center. When you want to connect a vast number of devices to a central server or other network hardware, there must be plenty of various cables, and you have to plan each thing out properly. It’s always smart to use a patch panel to help…