Amateurs, please step away from the patch cords: The week's top stories

March 24, 2017
Also: Server room cabling disaster gets big time makeover; How endface contamination will degrade your fiber network.

Repeat after me: “Clients should never be allowed to install their own patch cords.”

2.) Server room cabling disaster gets big time makeover

Posted to Youtube last month by LinusTechTips, new videos depict a soup-to-nuts server room cable management and re-organization project.

3.) Endface contamination will degrade your fiber network

"Data Center Cabling: Examples of what it SHOULD look like."

5.) Watch this time-lapse untangling of a data center rack

Via Youtube capture, one data center cabling installer documents his meticulous untangling of a particularly gnarly IT wiring nightmare.

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