On 03/07/2018 10:31 AM, Mike Hammett wrote:
Frankly, I don't know why there are trays full of hundreds of pairs instead of each cage having a patch panel and a 144 or some such trunk to another patch panel elsewhere. Seems like there's a lot of extra work being done.
Because it's a capital outlay up front, instead of a build-as-you-need-it with the capital investment spread over time.
Ran into the money bug-a-boo when building a rack room -- the boss just didn't like the up-front cost. "We will use cable trays and run wire when we need it.