The Art of Cable Organization

I often see “cabling nightmares” when I visit a customer site, and it is difficult sometimes to explain the benefits of proper cable organization. But then, if a picture is worth a thousand words, what about a bunch of pictures.

I Found this article in Wikibon and I though it is great to share. Compare your cable closet, to one of these arrangements to see how you stack up. Maybe it is time for fall cleaning? Winking smile

The Art of Cable Organization

Posted by Wikibon in Wikibon on October 11, 2011

In past blog posts, we’ve shown you some of the largest data centers and some of the most energy efficient data centers.  Today, we’re going to look at a different aspect of data centers, the network cabling.  As you’ll see in the first picture, Ethernet cables can be a nightmare if they aren’t carefully organized.  However, when they are organized, they can transform into clever pieces of modern art.  That’s exactly what we’re going to show you, a list of ten of the most artfully organized cabling systems we could find! At the end, be sure to let us know which are your favorites in the comments!


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The number of storage interface types is a growing list, but fiber optic cables like the those below make for some beautiful curves when they’re properly installed.


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Okay.  This last one doesn’t quite fit the theme, but we decided it was way too cool to leave out!  What do you think?

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