How to choose the best rack for a data center

A rack provides a protective environment for IT equipment in a data center, as well as manages the electricity distribution and optimizes the air flow and ventilation for maximum performance and efficiency of the air conditioning. The rack cabinets also provide a system for cable management and the control and monitoring of basic parameters of the environment.

What basic criteria must be followed for the selection of a rack?

  • Level of physical protection equipment
  • Management and network wiring. Capacity and manageability
  • Dimensions and capacity options. Space optimization
  • Level of finishes and materials.
  • Requirements for air conditioning and ventilation equipment.
  • The accessories are of great importance to improve and adapt the rack to the specific needs of each project.
  • Ease of installation and management of equipment and wiring
  • Ease of maintenance.

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