TOR fiber patch panels

Josh Hoppes josh.hoppes at
Thu Jan 31 18:02:00 UTC 2013

Have you looked at anything from Clear Field, just as an example
something like this.

On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 11:44 AM, Chuck Anderson <cra at> wrote:
> I'm looking for better Top-Of-Rack fiber patch panels than the ones
> I've been using up to this point.  I'm looking for something that is
> 1U, holds 12 to 24 strands of SC, ST, or LC, has fiber jumper
> management rings, and has a door that doesn't interfere with the U
> below (a server might be mounted immediately below the fiber patch
> panel).  I prefer one that doesn't have a sliding mechanism, because
> I've had issues with fiber installers not installing those properly,
> causing fiber to be crunched and broken when the tray is slid out/in
> during patching.  Of course, I would still like one that is easy to
> get your fingers into to install and remove fiber jumpers.
> Does such a thing exist?  What are people's favorite fiber patch
> panels?
> Thanks.

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