Does your network closet look like a spaghetti monster threw up in it? Messy network closets are more than just eyesores and fire hazards. Unorganized equipment racks are difficult to operate and unpleasant to work on. When something important goes offline and a one-hour fix takes 30 minutes longer than it should have because you had to take more time to figure out what is where, being careful to not unplug something important, while the boss is breathing down your neck to fix it, fixit, fix it!
It can be bad!
Patch cords should be: