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

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Network Redundancy

Where electrical redundancy is provided to your servers by electrical conduits running from more than one power distribution unit, network redundancy is provided by structured cabling running from more than one networking device. Whereas electrical conduits must be hardwired into the PDUs, however, structured cabling is standalone infrastructure that any networking devices can be plugged in to. Each cable is essentially providing its own path, and you just need additional networking devices to make them redundant.

This means that, as long as you provide abundant structured cabling throughout the Data Center, you increase redundancy as much as you want by simply installing more networking devices at the network row and network ...

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