As data centers have grown larger, the increase in the number of servers, power supplies, and the fans and other systems that cool them create an intensely powerful, constant level of noise. According to a 2007 Computerworld article, this noise pollution, known as whoosh, can be so significant that it actually registers as “pressure on your head” while you’re working in the area.
Soundproof Server Rack
Loud fans and servers? Rackmount Solutions can solve this problem with our Soundproof / Quiet Server Racks. Take those loud fans and make them nothing more than a whisper. Up to -30 dB(a) of noise reduction. The following articles help explain the benefits and cost savings of choosing a soundproof / quiet server rack.
Providing serious quiet, the soundproof Ucoustic is the only commercially available Network/IT cabinet in the world that is proven to provide 28.5dBa sound reduction and 7.2kW heat dissipation. Available in both active and passive models, this heavy-duty steel rack is excellent for housing multiple servers.