Cable Colors

Mike Donahue mdonahue at watg.com
Tue Jun 17 10:19:28 CDT 2008


>-----Original Message-----
>From: JoeSox [mailto:joesox at gmail.com] 
>Sent: Monday, June 16, 2008 3:32 PM
>To: nanog at nanog.org
>Subject: Cable Colors

>Hello Newbie here (hopefully I have the correct list),

>I was just wondering if anyone knows of a website with recommended
>colors for cables for a new datacenter?
>I have written some things down but I don't want to get stuck saying
>'darn, I wish I would have bought this color for this type, now I am
>stuck'.
>What standard color to use if voice and data on same interface etc.
Thanks.
>-- 
>Thank You, Joe


We use this cable for our UDP applications:
http://www.amazon.com/Denon-AKDL1-Dedicated-Link-Cable/dp/B000I1X6PM .
The fluoropolymer coating makes sure we don't drop any packets onto the
floor.  At least that's what the salesman told me.  And we don't need to
color-code them, they just kind of glow from their own awesomeness.

Mike Donahue
WATG






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