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Enterprise Data Center Design and Methodology by Rob Snevely

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Wiring and Cabling

All wiring and cabling should be designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 70 of the National Electrical Code, or superseding national or local codes. All wiring and cabling should be run in an orderly and efficient manner, not like the “spaghetti” shown in the following figure.

Figure 7-5. Disorganized Cabling Under Floor Tiles

Data centers undergo frequent modifications, so any obsolete cabling should be removed to avoid air flow obstructions and minimize confusion and possible disconnection of the wrong cables during modification.

Note

Temporary extension cords should not be used in the subfloor void. If used above the ...

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