A distribution frame is a physical part of the network that acts as a passive cable termination. This is where cables are punched down and it consists of patch panels and punch-down blocks. The distribution frame is a central concentrator for the cabling system, for example, cables that come from the data center and go to the user blocks. Distribution frames can come in multiple forms.
The main distribution frame (MDF) is the central part of the network and it is usually placed in the data center. This is where all the data from the DC devices go before . . .
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