What To Look For In Data Center Server Racks

May 31, 2016 2 years ago
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Choosing suitable server racks for your data center is one of the most important parts of the initial design phase. When you’re in the market for data center server racks there are several important factors to consider. Here’s a rundown to help you choose the racks that are right for you. Server Rack Size The size of server rack you need will depend on both the type of server equipment you need mounting and the amount that requires enclosure space. When you’re calculating how much space you will need now, don’t forget to factor in future expansion. Server Rack Cooling…

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California Title 24 Compliance for Aisle Containment

May 21, 2016 2 years ago
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California Title 24 Compliance for Aisle Containment As of July 1, 2014, California’s Title 24 of the Building Efficiency Standards has become mandatory. This means that each newly constructed data center must have a form of airflow containment in the facility. This prevents air recirculating and throughout the facility and causing inadvertent temperature changes. If this is permitted to happen, cooling expenses are higher and over time, equipment will become damaged. One of the best solutions for aisle containment is cool aisle containment. This is comprised of barriers which contains the cool air supply to the IT equipment’s intake, ensuring predictable and uniform temperature throughout the…

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5 Things You Need To Know About Air Conditioned Enclosures for Your Data Center | Cool-Shield

Apr 22, 2016 2 years ago
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5 Things You Need To Know About Air Conditioned Enclosures for Your Data Center Air conditioned enclosures (ACE) are designed to take full control of the temperature inside your data center. They are particularly suitable for hot spots or locations that have neither constant air-conditioning nor room air-conditioning. Here are five things you should know about ACE. Variable configurations: ACE is available in three different configurations designed to optimize the performance of equipment loads. These may be placed within a closet, on a production floor or in an office where the air-conditioning is turned off during weekends. Environmentally friendly cooling:…

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5 Tips for Cooling High Density Racks and Hot Spots in Your Data Center or Server Room

Apr 8, 2016 2 years ago
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5 Tips for Cooling High Density Racks and Hot Spots in Your Data Center or Server Room As a data center operator, you are aware that the average power consumption of a single server rack is around 1.7kW. However, a rack that is filled with high density servers can consume more than 20kW. Such a high load dramatically exceeds the typical data centers power and cooling capacities. In this situation you need to know how to cool hot spots and high density racks. Here are five tips to help you. Spreading the load: this refers to spreading the high density…

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