The Importance of Professional Cable Management

professional cable management advantages

Professional cable management provides safety and cleanliness to tech hubs.

Cable management refers to how cable installers and engineers organize cable and hardware to be their most efficient. If your business is preparing for a fiber cable installation, professional and experienced installers can guarantee that your cable management is at its best. When your cables are managed well, your network performance can be at its highest. Read on to learn more about what professional cable management can provide.

Increased Safety 

One of the most fundamental benefits of cable management is increased safety. A tangled mess of cables lying on the floor or hanging off racks is a trip hazard to anyone who needs to maneuver around the cables to connect or reconfigure hookups. Additionally, tangled cords can overheat or spark and start a fire. 

Cable managers use floor cord covers, wire guides, and cable loom tubing to protect cables on floors or under desks. These systems also make cable identification much easier. 

Troubleshooting Efficiency 

Professional cable management includes organizing and labeling cables that connect hardware. These components include a variety of tools to keep cords from tangling and crisscrossing. Installers use these bars and panels to keep cables running in the right direction and keep them from crimping, twisting, or bending, and enable visual organization. 

Keeping cables separated makes spotting problems much more efficient. Rather than spending hours tracing the course of a cable to find its connection, managed cables are neat, sorted, and labeled. This organization facilitates troubleshooting, upgrades, replacements, and repairs. 

Professionalism and Tidiness

Neatness counts, especially when you are running a business. Using professional cable management to organize your wired networks increases the tidy and professional appearance of your workspace. Additionally, organized cables make cleaning around the equipment easier, which keeps your cables dust-free and looking new. 

Increased Product Life

Saggy cables fail more quickly than cables that are adequately supported by guides, ties, or mounts. Pulling, tugging, and detangling cables take a toll on even wires that begin strong. Professional cable management keeps your cables as straight as possible, only bending them in the gentlest way. This preserves the lifespan of your cables. 

Power Management 

Vertical and horizontal cable management help to separate power supply cables from network signal cables. This facilitates easy access to the cables you need without the risk of damaging those you don’t need. 

Whether you are upgrading an existing network, constructing a new one, or planning future expansion, professional cable management should always be a part of your plan. 

Get in Touch with FiberPlus

FiberPlus has been providing data communication solutions for over 25 years in the Mid Atlantic Region for a number of different markets. What began as a cable installation company for Local Area Networks has grown into a leading provider of innovative technology solutions improving the way our customers communicate and keeping them secure. Our solutions now include:

  • Structured Cabling (Fiberoptic, Copper and Coax for inside and outside plant networks)
  • Electronic Security Systems (Access Control & CCTV Solutions)
  • Wireless Access Point installations
  • Public Safety DAS – Emergency Call Stations
  • Audio/Video Services (Intercoms and Display Monitors)
  • Support Services
  • Specialty Systems
  • Design/Build Services
  • UL2050 Certifications and installations for Secure Spaces

FiberPlus promises the communities in which we serve that we will continue to expand and evolve as new technology is introduced within the telecommunications industry.

Have any questions? Interested in one of our services? Call FiberPlus today 800-394-3301, email us at, or visit our contact page.  Our offices are located in the Washington, DC metro area, Richmond, VA, and Columbus, OH.  In Pennsylvania, please call Pennsylvania Networks, Inc. at 814-259-3999.

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