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Consistent Identification Standards: Exactly how important are they?

Managing cable plant is simplified with consistent identification standards for rooms, racks, panels, faceplates, and network hardware. It is best practice to use the recommendations outlined the EIA/TIA606B naming standards guide.  Using this approach to identify hardware, ports and cables throughout the cable plant infrastructure helps to easily pinpoint a device’s location and connection during maintenance or in emergency situations.

As an example,  a faceplate may have a structure similar to:

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