What's special about the Neat Patch panel rack cable management system?
- 4 cable entry knockouts with grommets for even easier cable management.
- Promotes bend radius compliance
- Provides more patch cable storage than anyone else.
- Price-competitive with other leading horizontal cable management brands.
- One-piece, non-conductive molded plastic design doesn't require grounding and won't cause electrical issues.
- Far more protective and aesthetically-pleasing than the alternatives.
- Excess patch cable length is stored inside of the Neat-Patch.
- Makes patch cables easier to trace between patch panels and network components.
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Neat Patch is the ultimate in patch panel rack cable management system - a storage solution unlike anything the network cabling world has ever known. Its unique design enables network installers and IT techs to store excess patch cable length in a neat and tidy compartment that installs discretely (and discreetly!) between patch cable distribution panels. Instead of stuffing patch cord slack into finger duct, the end user simply coils the excess and slides it into place. Neat Patch panel rack is compliant with telecom/datacom industry standards, and supports proper bend radius requirements.
- For the first time ever, cable installers can dress and cover terminations directly within rack space with a simple, snap-on cover.
- By using 2-foot patch cords to create 48 port cycles, Neat-Patch allows you to store single-coil circuits right in the rack, instead of down the sides.
Neat Patch saves Cable Installers and IT managers time and money by eliminating the clutter and expense of unnecessarily long patch cords. You'll find that our shorter, space-efficient patch cables require no vertical management. With Neat-Patch, the only reason that you'd use vertical cable management would be to fiber-link network switches.
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Smart and Easy Rack Cable Management with Neat Patch
So, you've reached the point where it hurts just to look at the tangled network cables spilling from the rear of your server rack. You can feel your blood pressure spiking every time you need to isolate a single cable among scores of identical ones. And forget about ever walking clients or visitors through your server room… the disorganization is just too embarrassing.
Luckily, CableOrganizer.com has a solution. Allow us to introduce you to Neat Patch, the rack cable management system that's restoring lost time, money and sanity to IT managers and network installers around the world. With a design that's heavy on common sense and simplicity, the Neat Patch installs quickly to transform structured cabling nightmares into rows perfectly ordered patch cords. And we would know – we're Neat Patch users ourselves.
What exactly can the Neat Patch do for you? Here are a few of our favorite benefits:
Saves You Money
Don't get us wrong – long patch cords have their place, but we think it's more than a little wasteful to use a 7-foot cable to bridge the gap between patch panel and switch ports that are only a foot or so apart. The Neat Patch system is based on 2-foot patch cords, which are a far cry from the bulky, needlessly long 7 and 10-foot patch cables that are often spec'd for LAN server installations.
Think of how much extra money you're spending on cable you don't even need. Add to that the cost of all the cable management that's insufficiently “managing” those tens or hundreds of feet of unnecessary copper cabling. When the expense of a major industry leader's long patch cords and cable management troughs is pitted against the price of Neat Patch's signature deep-pocket cable manager and 2-foot cables, Neat Patch is the undisputed winner, cutting costs by as much as 50%. Hundreds or even thousands of dollars freed for better uses… makes you think, doesn't it?
Protects Cable Bend Radius
In addition to saving you money, Neat Patch's 2-foot patch cords are also the perfect length to form exactly one loop – no more, no less. These single-coil circuits not only eliminate cable strain, they also promote optimum bandwidth within your network. As a matter of fact, Neat Patch is the only cable manager that complies with BICSI-recommended* network cable bend radius standards.
Saves Rack Space
Many IT managers don't realize it, but there is hidden “prime real estate” in server racks that can be maximized just by installing a Neat Patch. Long patch cables are too bulky for proper management; they have nowhere to go but down and out, and tend to cause disorganized mess every time. On the other end of the spectrum, Neat Patch actually enables you to organize its short, single-coil patch cords within the rack itself.
Neat Patch's deep-pocket cable managers are rack mounted horizontally between patch panels and their corresponding network switches, in order to contain the single loop of cable that results from each connection. No overflowing vertical cable channels – just perfectly organized rows of patch cables.
Curious about how far you can stretch your available rack space? With Neat Patch, up to 384 single-coil circuits can be housed within a 7-foot rack… and you'll still have room left over for rack mount UPS and a fiber panel.
Eliminates Wasted Time and Frustration
Neat Patch sets you up for successful network management from the very start. Why waste time digging through hundreds of identical tangled cables to find the right one? A Neat Patch single-coil circuit can be traced in a second, literally. And they're equally easy to replace. Need we say more?
*BICSI (Building Industry Consulting Service International) is dedicated to promoting high standards throughout the information transport system (ITS) industry, as well as educating network professionals in the telecommunications, audio/video, automation, and life safety fields. Visit www.bicsi.org for to learn more about their valuable resources, which include training, credentialing, publications, and conferences.