Physical Layer fiber Software Tools?

Craig cvuljanic at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 12:17:15 CST 2017


We are trying out Patchmanager currently, we are asking them if they offer
any software to speed up the physical install for the fiber techs.



On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 7:31 AM, Arien Vijn <arien at vijn.net> wrote:

> You probably want to look at Patchmanager: https://patchmanager.com
>
> They usually allow you a free testdrive.
>
> — Arien
>
> > On Oct 26, 2017(43), at 17:08, Craig <cvuljanic at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I am hoping someone could help me out with some suggestions for any
> > software that is available, for individuals that are doing physical layer
> > wiring in a data center?
> >
> > The idea is the technician is performing the fiber runs from say RACK 111
> > router AAA port 1/1/1 to RACK 222 router BBB port 1/1/1
> >
> > The fiber is connected to a LIU in the TOP of the rack, and then will
> > require various cross connects to get to the other rack. If the various
> > racks and LIU's are pre-populated into the software, and then a standard
> > for the fiber labels is also installed ahead of time into the software
> > tool.
> >
> > The technician has a tablet or laptop to enter the data, and then it will
> > print out a cable label based on the info entered into the tool. The
> > back-end data base is updated for each fiber so the complete path is
> known.
> > This way its a one step process.
> >
> > Maybe my description of this is readily available or have other companies
> > developed a custom software tool to achieve this?
> >
> >
> >
> > Appreciate any feedback.
>
>


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