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What is the best setup with my equipment?

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nickedwardsFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Perhaps not a convientional query but here goes.

We've recently moved a few desks,offices and equipment in work and I was looking for a little confidence in what the best setup would be. Firstly, I'll list and number all the equipment and I have then perhaps you could run through how YOU would setup the system.

My equipment list:

1. Dell 42U rack
2. Dell 42U rack
3. Dell Powerconnect 3842
4. Dell Powerconnect 3842
4. Dell Powerconnect 3842
5. Cisco Catalyst 3500
6. Draytec Router 2820n (DHCP server)
7. Dell Poweredge 2850 - Web and file server
8. Dell Poweredge 2850 - Exchange Server
9. Dell Poweredge - Web server
9. Fujitsu Siemens Primergy - Application Server
10. 160m LC > LC fibre cable and powerconnect convertors

Plus KVMs etc.

We have 3 offices, the call centre, accounts office and comms room. The call centre and comms room are 40m apart, the account office is an additional 100m. The accounts room houses 3 desktops and the call centre houses 20 desktop.

How would you do it?
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