server racks in a data center

Guidelines for Data Center Rack Cable Management

Data center rack, as an effective solution to the increasingly higher demand for computing power and high-density network cabling in a data center, has been widely used in the telecommunication field. As a consequence, good cable management of the server rack has been a challenging task for IT technicians and network installers. In this post, how to organize the data…

Installing a rack mount patch panel

Rack Mount Patch Panel Wiki: What’s It? Why Use It? How to Use It?

The patch panel is an indispensable component of the network system. It serves as a static switchboard which connects a lot of devices to the central or critical hardware. Based on different application environment, patch panel can be classified into rack mount patch panel and wall mount patch panel. This article will focus on exploring the former: rack mount patch panel….

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Networking Patch Panel Wiki, Types, and Purposes

Networking patch panel has been an indispensable part in daily cabling. Whenever setting up connections for all sorts of devices, like servers and switches, you have to deal with a large number of input and output cables. Under such a circumstance, the patch panel for networking will do help to effectively manage those cumbersome cables. Then, a series of questions…

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How to Use the Home Patch Panel ?

When building up home networks, we usually need to deal with numerous cables. It is an ideal solution to use home patch panels for connecting cables to various home network devices. However, some people still hold that there is no need to use the patch panel for the homes. Therefore, this article will give a clear explanation to the home…

Rack and Wall Mount Fiber Patch Panel

Introduction to Fiber Patch Panel

People always say that the patch panel is the “unsung hero” in the data center. It’s pretty vivid. Because there is no doubt that the patch panel is an indispensable component of the simple and tidy cable management. Usually, it is used in two kinds of cabling system, fiber, and copper cabling systems. Therefore, it can be divided into two…

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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…

Data Center server cabinet racks

Server Rack Choice: How to Make It Right?

Data centers and server rooms house an abundance of server rack cabinets, which work to organize IT equipment into assembly order to make the most use of space and resources. Your daily operation and maintenance rely significantly on the server rack choice since it greatly affects the network reliability, serviceability, and manageability. Not all the server racks are created equal,…

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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…