Paul Lynch Cable technicians are skilled installers of patch panels. While installing patch panels is a fairly straight forward procedure, technicians must execute the best practices in installation to successfully install a functioning patch panel. Far too often terminations can be too tight. This can greatly impact cable management and can cause the cable system to be far less effective. Careful consideration to details and installation procedures can make a significant difference in installation times. Patch panels are the nerve center for the cabling network, and they are critical. If a malfunction occurs, it can cause the whole system to fail.