Eyegasm: 14 awesome cable management moment of zen

A professional cable installation and a cable management solution is a dream for any sysadmin or IT team. Here are some of the best looking data centers cabling that could be considered as porn art for the network and sysadmin users.

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1. An artist’s work

(Source: AveryLongman)

2. How to spot a perfectionist

( Source: pmalla)

3. Awesome cat6a installation

(Source: GivingAlltheDs)

4. So fresh and so clean. I love purple color

(Source: thetoastmonster)

5. Good contractors means good cables for IT teams

(Source: fakerchaos)

6. Each color signify different purposes ;)

7. The internet video streaming servers ;)

(Source: intrickacies)

8. Awesome

(Source: Unknown)

9. Another good job done

(Source: Unknown)

10. A unique way to get an Ethernet cable from point A to B

(Source: proto04)

11. I do not know what is this. But it is pretty for sure :P

(Source: Unknown)

12. Apartment cabling done right

(Source: JamezQ)

13. Orange cables that powers a supercomputer

(Source: MareNostrum)

14. Like purple velvet. So awesome

( Source gunnerpad)

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12 comments… add one
  • Raj Jan 23, 2017 @ 20:08

    I hate to the guy who has to swap out a cable. Just saying :P

    • DuCake Jan 24, 2017 @ 14:44

      I’d hate to have to do anything at all with the cabling if it were not neat :-P

  • Steve Rathjen Jan 23, 2017 @ 20:29

    #2 – I spy cardboard… Data Center 101 no go.

    • PleaseDontShankMeInPrison Jan 24, 2017 @ 4:42

      It was used to keep the cables apart when installing and was surely removed when done.

  • grumpyadmin Jan 23, 2017 @ 20:46

    Those sharp 90 degree bends in home examples make cringe. RESPECT THE BEND RADIUS!

  • Steve Jan 24, 2017 @ 1:25
  • Pawan Jan 24, 2017 @ 2:38

    #7 and #10 looks alien :-P

  • Kurt Jan 24, 2017 @ 3:40

    zipties are teh debbil. I’d have my sidecutters out in very short order and strip all of that off.

    Pretty, yes, but so very hard to modifiy.

    Velcro FTW…

  • Theles Silveira Jan 24, 2017 @ 3:48

    The number Eleven is a PC cabling in a wall mount.

  • Battle Jan 24, 2017 @ 10:00

    I agree with Kurt, no zip ties. Every time you need to stick your hands and arms in to modify the setup for troubleshooting or additions after the initial install. I have scratches, scrapes, and even cuts to show for that effort thanks to zip ties. Velcro all the way.

  • Tommy Jan 24, 2017 @ 12:07

    We want Velcro. Let us make data center cabling great with Velcro again ;)

  • koliberek Feb 26, 2017 @ 8:57

    Yes, pretty, but…
    On most images lack of additional a few centimeters if it was necessary to cut the cable or even to plug it into another socket. Number 12 – clearly wrong. The cables must be laid at an angle of 90 degrees. Try to find them later under the plaster when you want to drill a hole in the wall.

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