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David Richardson considers himself a technology enthusiast, having developed a love for gadgets and all things hardware even as a young boy. He’s cultivated these interests and have begun sharing them with his pieces, now as a writer and contributor for sites such as Basic Solutions. He tries to ensure his pieces are understandable and comprehensible enough for readers to understand his subject matter, but also entertaining to keep them reading until the end.

The Basics: Point-To-Point Cabling Versus Structured Cabling – What You Need To Know

Your organization is having its own data center, and an extremely critical part of its existence is its cabling system that connects its servers, switches, and storage units. There are two basic methods used in setting up data center cabling systems, namely, point-to-point cabling and structured cabling. If this is your first time ever to hear of these two cabling methods, here’s what you need to know about them. Point-to-point cabling lets you directly connect a server, switch, or storage unit to another one As if it wasn’t already obvious enough in the name itself, point-to-point cabling is a system that allows you to connect two servers, switches, and storage units to each other on a one-to-one basis. It’s a simple, fuss-free way of setting up an overly basic network infrastructure – th...