OK, I'm by no means a seasoned networking pro and I had no say so in the design of our current server room which is in dire need of an extreme makeover. Basically, in our server room we have 12 wall ...
You know, you see pictures like below and sort of chuckle until you actually have to deal with it. I have just inherited something that looks like the picture below. The culture of the organization ...
I'm working on a network project where the networking equipment is located in utility closets which aren't very secure. I'd like to put all the networking equipment and servers in free-standing (ie, ...
So, I have inherited a mess of a server room. Rack 1: 5x 48 port patch panels; 140 in use | 3x 48 port switches Rack 2: 4x 48 port patch panels; 120 in use | 3x 48 port switches Rack 3: 3x 48 ...
I'm looking for some feedback from someone who has used heat-shrink labels for cable management/identification in a server room environment. Specifically, I'm looking at the Brady IDXPERT printer ...
What is a patch panel? How it is different from (layer 2) switch? EDIT: I think my primary question (and confusion) is this: Why don't network connections go straight to the switch? Don't we still ...
I am wondering what the heat rating is on standard CAT5 cabling or where I can check the heat rating of my cabling by using the information inscribed on the cabling? In my specific situation, I am ...