FS 1U Rackmount Enclosure Comparison: FHD-1UFMT-N vs FHD-1UFCE

Nowadays, rack mount enclosure (or rack enclosure) is widely used in enterprise data centers, server rooms, schools, etc. to manage network cables. As one of the most popular options, 1U rackmount enclosure is a priority choice in many situations. While, normally, there are two styles (slide-out style and removable style) of enclosures in the same 1U rack space. Then, how…

How to Use the Home Patch Panel ? 3

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…

Cables are connected to the patch panel

What is the Function of Patch Panel?

As we know, the patch panel is a passive device with a number of ports. It’s a cable management tool that most frequently used, typically in a data center. However, for some people, they are still confused about the function of a patch panel, and post questions on a forum such as what is the purpose of the patch panel in networking, why not connect end device directly…

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

Why Do We Use A Patch Panel?

When we set up a network, we are accustomed to buying a patch panel as usual. And people always say they buy patch panels for cable management, as they are asked why do we use a patch panel. However, are there any other benefits of a patch panel? Yes, of course, here explains the reasons why do we use a patch panel…

Understanding the Modular Patch Panel

Cable management is a significant part of a network which is designed well. Managing cables have contributed to maintaining the essential function of data centers and protect devices from airflow blockages caused by unorganized and disordered cables. Therefore, users usually solve cabling problems with fiber patch panel, splicing fiber enclosure, server rack and other cable management methods. Among them, fiber…

How to Create More Capacity in Data Center

With the ever-increasing demand for more computing power and data center servers, data center manager have the responsibility to chart a data center capacity plan and determine what strategy will accommodate business needs best. Of course, they could just expand to large facilities (upgrading to the advanced switch and fiber enclosures). However, not all IT budgets are increasing, and many…