Cable management is big business; else you would not be reading this. The managing of networks and cables is not just a software setup that is self-driven, fun and games, but a gigantic maze of cables and wires that connect us all through the servers. Worse if your wiring looks like a volcanic eruption of spaghetti. This is enough cause for a high level of frustration, worse still when you have network issues that are delayed because of the
disorganized state of the cabling. If set up in an organized fashion at the outset it is not difficult to sustain that organization even as more cables pile on over time as you upgrade equipment and your facility. This definitely means you need the expertise of the pros; Netrack to bring you the best in the areas of both products and services. The key to your operation effectiveness is hinged on many factors, starting with the scale of the operation.
However small or large, from a small home network to a large data centre, it takes planning, and the right equipment to ensure an efficient network cable management system.
Without getting into technicalities let us explore some measures that ensure an effective means of managing this challenge. First off let us understand there are two categories of cables, power cables and data cables. The data cable transmits and receives data, via different cables, like DVI, HDMI, or VGA the list goes on, that is the interphase between your tower and monitor. In the organizing of the cables, they need to be dressed. What
does this mean? Well as they are categorized and set in order they need to be tied, bound and kept in that specific order, for cohesive function or the network. Various options are available for bunching and categorizing cables and wires. There are ties, binds, zip ties, twist ties, Velcro wraps, elastic or hair cords, and old telephone handset spiral cord, just using your imagination, and you have an organized cable layout, till you get plugging in and connecting both ends of cables to respective ports.
Now for the housing of your cables and servers is the “rack” that holds all of it together and enables organization and management of your network. To withstand a large number of cables, is a robust steel frame, with a unique double hinge design door, at the rear and fore, to open the doors from left to right or right to left, for easier management of cables.
A vertical housing, freestanding on the floor, is bolted to the rack for better alignment and aesthetics. As technology advances, innovation provides grander, more sophisticated solutions for managing your cables within racks, and one of these innovations is a rack that is a self-cooled, self-powered, and self-contained rack cabinet. Innovations trend towards intelligent infra capsules or modular data centres, in banking and finance sector, educational institutions, and hospitals where a need for a quiet working environment. In pursuit of innovation, these racks integrate PAC unit, UPS and baterey bank, intelligent PDU, for power surveillance, and console for server management.