Copper Cable Testing Results Explained

All Mirapath structured cabling projects are completed with full cable testing reports. Sometimes, the reports can be hard to understand. So we have created a guide to help decipher the copper cable testing reports. See below for explanations of specifications as well as the most significant test results categories. Mirapath uses the Fluke DSX-1800 and DSX-5000 [...]

How to Choose the Right Fiber Enclosure/Patch Panel System

Things to consider when choosing the right fiber enclosure/patch panel system: Consider the design of the rack elevation and layout. How many U spaces are available for the fiber enclosure system within the rack? And, will there be either horizontal or vertical cable management? Will your cabinet’s depth allow for angled patch panels? Determine the [...]

KVM Selection Guide

A KVM switch (stands for Keyboard, Video, and Mouse) enables users to access multiple target servers from a single location. There are 3 main types of KVM switches: LCD Drawer is an integrated LCD/KVM solution that allows the users to access the target servers that are attached to the KVM ports.  The targets must be within [...]

Console Server Buying Guide

With so many console servers in the market, choosing one can be a daunting task. We've put together this article to help you decide by highlighting the top considerations in selecting the right console server for your needs. Top considerations in selecting the right console server: In what environment are you using the console server? (i.e. [...]