Data Center Wiring Standards

Netfortius netfortius at
Sat Sep 9 18:08:49 UTC 2006

On Friday 08 September 2006 19:36, Rick Kunkel wrote:
> Heya folks,
> I hope this is on-topic.  I read the charter, and it falls somewhere along
> the fuzzy border I think...
> Can anyone tell me the standard way to deal with patch panels, racks...

As many have mentioned here, TIA/EIA-942 is a good starting point. There are a 
couple of good Data Centers books out there, also (a visit to your local 
Borders or B&N could allow for an interesting afternoon browsing). I have 
personally had positive experience with some docs and advice from some folks 
with expertise in cable management and data centers infrastructure:


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