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.
Eyegasm: Awesome cable management moment of zen

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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  • 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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