Network Closets have become the key link in any organizations ability to connect to the internet and the cloud. As more and more applications are deployed at the edge of network and the rapid increase of IoT devices expand, these spaces are truly vital to the functioning of an organization. At DVL, we specialize in the design, installation, and maintenance of these critical spaces. Many of these spaces were originally janitor closets or small electrical rooms that included a punch down block for a phone system. Today these IDF (intermediate distribution frame) IT network closets include the following:
IT Managers and Facility managers are challenged to keep these spaces reliable and up to date. DVL is your partner to help take on the responsibility of your mission critical infrastructure so you can focus on the mission critical IT systems of your company.
Here are the key components and suggested guidelines and best practices required for a network Closet:
In summary, Network Closets are the primary place where Edge of Network applications take place. Fortifying your Network Closet to support these Edge of Network applications and Internet of Things (IoT) devices is a challenge that IT managers and Facility Managers confront on a daily basis. At DVL, our Data Center Engineers can assist your company to ensure Network Closets, IT Closets, and IDF rooms are built and maintained to support your technology. Contact your DVL Engineer to perform a Review, Evaluation and to Develop a plan to keep your network closet reliable and efficient to support today's ever changing IT environment.