Data Centers

Data center redesign project

New server cabinet layout (5 of 6)

Three of these vertically mounted patch panels will net 72 connections per side. Upon closer look, you will notice three alternating colors of RJ-45 connectors distributed across the left side of this 42U server cabinet. Each color represents a separate physical network.

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