Data Centers

Data center redesign project

New cabling methods for raised access floors (3 of 4)

Each pathway should be at a distinct, predefined elevation, eliminating the need for offsets at intersections. Power pathways should be the bottom elevation, while data pathways should be at higher elevations. Where data and power pathways intersect, they should be at 90? relative angles to one another to minimize noise induction.

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