Oct 06
2014

Filler Blanking Panels: To Buy, Or Not to Buy Filler blanking panels are an important part of just about any server rack for a variety of reasons. While many believe that filler panels are purely for aesthetic purposes, they’re actually vital in promoting good airflow and assisting in keeping rackmounted IT equipment at acceptable temperature […]

David Dowdy
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Account Manager, Rackmount Solutions
Jul 21
2014

Rackmount drawers are an ideal storage solution to keep your server rack accessories, tools, and manuals, near your equipment for easy access. Rather than continue to stack items on your desk, these drawers provide the option of keeping specific items on specific server racks at all times. On one rack you might need a 2U […]

Susan Wynne
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Account Manager Rackmount Solutions
Jul 07
2014
Rackmount Power Strip

To the untrained eye, our rackmount power strip part numbers may look like a jumble of numbers and letters, but there’s a method to our madness. As a matter of fact, each character in the part number tells you a specific  detail about the unit. Let’s break down each of the characters in our rackmount […]

Susan Wynne
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Account Manager Rackmount Solutions
Apr 21
2014

Below is a snapshot of commonly used terms when discussing Server Racks, Server Cabinets, and Wall mounts.   Cage Nut: Cage nuts are used on a server rack with square mounting holes. This useful hardware allows you to change threads intermittently while never incurring stripped tapped holes on your server rack. Cage nuts come in […]

Jan 27
2014

What types of data center equipment upgrades provide SMEs (Small and Midsized Enterprises) the greatest efficiency improvement opportunities for the money spent? One of the most inexpensive upgrades an SME can make within their data centers is to invest in an appropriate and strategic rack/cabinet layout. When trying to pinpoint airflow inefficiencies, it’s easy to […]

Laura Viars
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Account Manager, Rackmount Solutions