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Build the Best Data Center Facility for Your Business by Douglas Alger

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Recommended Installation Practices

Just as important as how you design the paths of your Data Center's cable runs and what components you choose to use is the manner in which those materials are installed. Include comprehensive instructions in your design documents so that there is no question on the part of the cabling contractor as to what a proper installation is for your project.

General Installation

First, make sure that all cabling installations are done in a professional manner and comply with applicable building codes for the region where the Data Center is constructed. It is advisable to require that the contractors installing the structured cabling into your server environment be trained and experienced at doing so. (Corning Cable Systems' ...

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