If you're setting up new server racks, then using a "top of rack" approach where you connect every rack to its own individual switch at the top of the rack and then link those into your broader network fabric produces a lot less cable clutter than a "structured cabling" approach tied to a centralised management area within each row or for the overall data centre. However, it could prove a lot more expensive over time.
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No matter what area you work in, advancing in your career eventually requires leadership skills. Dr Steve Broe, author of Leaders In Transition, shares four strategies you can use to improve your leadership skills and enhance your chances of promotion, including questions to ask yourself to develop in each area.