Server Room & Network Closet Challenges

ENVIRONMENT & CHALLENGES Server Rooms, back offices, and network closets are typically comprised of less than six full-size server rack enclosures featuring networking hardware, telecommunications systems, and data storage. These rooms may contain full-size open frame racks, server cabinets, 2-post racks, or wall mount enclosures depending on the ideal capacity and expected growth of the …

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Manufacturing Plant IT/Network Challenges

ENVIRONMENT & CHALLENGES Unlike a standard environment for networking equipment, manufacturing plants and warehouses face the unique challenge of dirt, dust, and debris particles. When these particles enter servers or networking equipment they can cause a great deal of damage. If the networking equipment produces additional heat it can be an even greater challenge to …

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Front Office Server Rack Solutions

ENVIRONMENT & CHALLENGES When planning your layout for IT/Networking equipment in an open space or front office not only do you need to consider your employees, but any customers, clients, and through traffic as well. Common challenges include rack-security, excessive noise production, thermal airflow management, aesthetics, and location based on a limited footprint. Without a …

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Must-Have Rackmount Brackets

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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Server Rack Cooling

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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