We performed a server room clean up for one of our clients over the last two weeks. Their server room was very disorganized, with the current server stacked on top of the old one, the network equipment on a broken piece of furniture, and a very unclean wiring situation.
Phase 1 of the clean up took place during the week of August 18th, 2014. We were not able to complete it on that day because the client stated they could not afford any downtime at all due to an imminent deadline. We installed a 25U Tripp Lite server rack and migrated everything into it, without unplugging any of the cabling.
On August 26th, 2014, we returned to their office to replace the network cabling and re-organize the power cabling. We also installed a Juniper EX2200 switch to upgrade their LAN to 1000Base-T instead of 100Base-TX. Here is the finished rack: