Although wireless technologies can reduce the cable clutter hidden behind many desks, server rooms remain a haven for power cords, network cables, and peripheral wiring. Unfortunately, many server rooms are built with little or no regard for cable organization. Such a lack of planning can quickly turn an orderly environment into a cabling nightmare.
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