Determining Which Fiber Optic Box to Use


As is the case when it comes to buying most fiber optic box products, there are a lot of things to consider when deciding which fiber optic rack or cabinet is the best for your network hardware. This article will advise you on the points you should be looking at before you make the decision and pick your fiber optic rack.

The first and the most obvious point to consider is not only the weight but also the dimensions of the network hardware you are storing. This is especially the case when you are considering opting for a cabinet or rack which can be mounted onto a wall. In general, you will obviously have to be looking at something relatively small to place inside a wall cabinet, and for bigger equipment there are of course free standing options available.

Once you have actually determined the weight and size of your network hardware or equipment, you will be able to narrow down your search and this will save you a lot of time and effort when searching through internet pages trying to find the best solution for you.

The second you should consider is the room and the desired area in which you would like to place your wall mount fiber optic rack or cabinet. It is advisable to make sure there is a considerable amount of space surrounding the product, as you may need to have room available for certain equipment, such as power cables and various maintenance tools. Furthermore, consider what accessories the equipment you are storing actually needs. For example, there are not only things like cables to consider but whether you require any climate control systems in order to make sure the equipment doesn’t overheat.

In addition to this, there is not only the actual space around the rack to consider but also the accessibility to it. You need to think carefully about how you need to access whatever your storing, in other words, whether it needs to be used from the front or back or both? These may all seem like fairly simple and obvious points, however, you would not believe how many people fail to think these factors through and end up majorly regretting it. You would kick yourself if you spent a lot of time, effort and money on choosing the right wall mount fiber optic rack and having it installed.