Rack Selection Guide: 9 Key Points When Selecting Data Center Racks

Choosing the wrong rack/cabinet for your data center or engineering lab can be costly. What we have seen go wrong: Choosing open frames while trying to have a containment strategy Deploying 2-post and open-frame 4-post racks without having an airflow strategy Not having proper cut outs on the top panel or side panels for cables [...]

Social Media Powerhouse Saves Big With Cold Aisle Containment

Background and Challenge A large social media company was looking to revise their current cooling and containment design with the goal of achieving a power usage effectiveness (PUE) of 1.2. Some hurdles were encountered throughout the project with the customer being in a colocation space and having no control over fire suppression placement (sprinklers). Shrink [...]