Artful Data Center Cabling

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We’ve shared many examples of gruesome data center cabling. But we also like to catch folks doing things right, and Pingdom has assembled a worthy gallery of data center operators who have “managed to organize data center cables into something close to art.” There’s symmetry and precision in these examples of data center cabling, although the use of color and lighting is perhaps more pragmatic than artistic. But if you can imagine the back of a seven-foot rack of servers as your canvas, you’ll want to check these out.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.