Jan 13
2017

IT Professionals are always looking for the must-have items ready to use on short notice. Typically this IT utility belt includes tools, various rackmount screws, replacement fans, cable management, and a few blanking panels. Rackmount Brackets aren’t usually in the mix, but these small pieces of hardware are a lifesaver in the server room, data center, […]

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Jan 02
2017
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As power requirements increase, so does the heat that is being produced. Most IT equipment runs safely at an ASHRAE 80 degree standard, but even at this temperature, it can be difficult to keep a room, a rack, or a single server running within this range. Below are a few options based on your setup that […]

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Dec 19
2016
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Not all server racks are made equal. Each rack has unique features and elements that serve a purpose. For a security server rack enclosure you would not select an open frame rack or really any rack without locking sides and doors, but further still there are many features and options available that emphasize security. 1. […]

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Dec 05
2016
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When deploying a small server room one of the first items on the list to consider will be power. Typically in a small server room power consists of an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and power distribution. While there are multiple types of UPS to select from, the most common types for a small server room will […]

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Nov 21
2016
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Server rack airflow is a vital piece of the data center, network closet, or home server rack. To get the longest life out of your equipment and to spend an appropriate amount of energy, consider applying any or all of the following 5 Ways to Improve Rack Airflow in 5 Minutes. Setting up proper airflow […]

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