PATCH MANAGER is an enterprise software application that provides a comprehensive solution for documenting and managing changes to the physical layer connectivity and assets of your campus, building, data center or outside plant network. PATCH MANAGER gives clear insight into the purpose and usage of every cable, device and network location. With realistic modeling that maps one-to-one with the actual infrastructure, PATCH MANAGER provides network professionals with a simple to use but powerful application. A simple spreadsheet or database together with some drawing package might do the trick in small infrastructures. However, the sheer complexity involved in maintaining the cabling and assets in medium to large networks requires a more extensive tool. Failures and inconsistent use of cabling and network assets can have a major negative impact in terms of reliability, efficiency and quality of offering and can lead to significant associated costs. These problems can easily be obviated with the introduction of PATCH MANAGER.