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glass walled server room

By Tommy Orange ·
i am after photos of good looking server rooms so i can steal ideas!

we are moving office and setting up a hi-tech data center (smallish - only 10 racks) but want to show it off to customers, potential recruits, investors, etc) and would like to get some ideas.

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Colour-code your cables and find as many colours as you can

by neilb@uk In reply to glass walled server room

I did a course at 3Com in the UK some years ago and they had a glass comms room. All of the cables were in a beautifully neat layout and has obviously been colour coordinated by someone with interior design skills!

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don't forget your velcro straps

by jdclyde In reply to Colour-code your cables a ...

must be neatly bundled and run in an orderly manner.

locate your patch panels and switches right next to each other so you can get by with shorter cables.

Of course, rack mount servers are always sweet.

I also like the rackmount power strips.

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Planning ahead is already a step in the right direction.

by 1bn0 In reply to glass walled server room

Check this out.
http://www.neatpatch.com/

Good pictures of what you DON'T want to end up with. As well as some nice looking racks.

Their patch organiser can work but you need to make sure your equipment layout will accomadate using their management panels.

They offer network layout planning as part of their service.

I am not affiliated with them, but I did get a very quick and comprehensive response to an inquiry about their products.

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cheers for that

by Tommy Orange In reply to Planning ahead is already ...

thanks for the link - interesting - i will send you some photos once the room is built.

A

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Photos

by bargi In reply to cheers for that

Hi,

How'd you go with the server room? any photos?

Cheers

Ray

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Sheesh! - You've got to be at a loose end ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Photos

15 months old and you're asking for photos?

Would they maybe be in back and white?

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