Given a lot of the users on here have vast experience, what is the best way to label individual cables for equipment mounted in a rack? I was thinking something like: Port Number of Switch | ...
We're an all Proliant shop with around 50 servers, mostly DL360s and DL380, from G5's through G7's. We just got our first two G8's in and went to rack them. We were stunned to find out that the new ...
I have a 4-post 19" rack with a 72-port 2U quickport patch panel where horizontal structured cabling terminates. The cables are bundled and enter the rack at the rear. From the back of the rack, ...
Short version of question: Is there any reason a UPS (or any other device) should be at a particular level in a rack. Long version (with explanation): I have a full height rack with two servers, ...
I've ordered some rack hardware from Dell. A 42U rack, a 3U EqualLogic SAN, two 1U PowerConnect 5424 switches, three 1U PowerEdge servers, and some other stuff such as a tapedrive, firewall, UPS, etc. ...
We are currently upgrading our tower based build server to a new 19" rack mounted unit for our software development team. Our new rack server has a maximum depth of 22 inches. So to accommodate this, ...
We've all seen good and bad examples of cable management. What are objective, measurable requirements that can be used in a policy to maintain cabling order in the rack/server room/data center? ...