photo of a 48 Ports Keystone Patch Panel Cabling

How to install a Keystone Patch Panel?

In this article, we will focus on the installation of a keystone patch panel. Before, we have introduced many solutions for cable management, such as horizontal/vertical organizers, patch panels, rack-mounted enclosures, etc. In this post, we will take the keystone patch panel as a case to illustrate how to install it. An Overview of Keystone Patch Panel Before the installation,…

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…

diagram of a PoE switch

Home Network Switch Buying Guide

Today, almost every home has built a home network which requires some basic hardware. The first important hardware for your home network is a data switch. It allows you to connect several computers and some other networking devices like printers, IP cameras together. Since there are so many data switches like 12 or 24 port switch on the market, which one is the…

Horizontal Cable Management VS Vertical Cable Management: Which to Choose?

Efficient cable management has been an indispensable aid for the cable organization, no matter it is vertical cable management or horizontal cable management. Owing to the more and more complicated network, well-managed cabling has been a pressing job for most network installers and IT technicians. Therefore, proper cable management means a lot to them. However, faced with two frequently used…

server racks in a data center

Server Rack Cable Management: What Is the Best Practice?

Data centers today consist of rows of server racks and network cabinets to support an abundance of data cables, power cords, and network devices. Deliver proficient cable management within a confined and tightly-spaced server rack is quite difficult. However, cable management is no longer a nightmare if you follow the right guide and work with some test-and-tried tools. Here we’d…

Network switch mounting

How to Mount a Network Switch to a Rack?

A network switch has been recognized as one of the most important devices for today’s networking technology. It allows simultaneous transmission of multiple packets and partition of a network more efficiently than bridges or routers. The rack mount switch can be installed in a standard 19-inch equipment rack or on a desktop or shelf. So how do you mount a network…