In the corporate world, it is vital for the business to store the required data safely so that whenever they need the data, they can easily find it and utilize according to their requirements. To store these data, various types of information technology equipment are used by the companies. These types of equipment need to be maintained and preserved properly because, without proper maintenance, the IT equipment can get damaged which can lead to important data loss for the company. Hence, companies are very much conscious about protecting their IT equipment.
Usually, server racks Australia are used to protect the IT equipment from the dust, heat, and many other issues, which can damage those types of equipment. It helps in optimizing the equipment and utilizing the office floor space properly. The server racks standardized by the industry have 19-inch front panels. These server racks come with three types of widths which are 19 inches, 23 inches, and 24 inches. There are various types of server racks with different features available in the market, such as rack enclosures, 4 post open frame, 2 post relay racks, wall mount racks, wall mounting brackets, technical furniture, portable racks, seismic racks, collocation enclosures, custom enclosures etc. These server racks Australia are classified according to various features some of which are as follows:
- Range of depths
- Open or fully enclosed
- Type of IT equipment
Among the server racks, the 19 rack enclosure is quite popular as it is the standardized enclosure or frame to mount different modules of electronic equipment. Each of these modules has a front panel which is supposed to be 19 inches or 48.3 cm wide. This 19-inch front panel contains the edges which are called as “ears” that protrude on each side. With the help of this and some screws, the module can be fastened to the frame of the rack. Some of these contain a screw-less front panel. The19-inch mounting angles could be set in a way such that it is in the perfect position along the side of the chassis.
Also, it is very easy to modify the front and rear panel of this enclosure. Like some other server racks, there are no standardized procedures available for the airflow or cooling the IT equipment kept inside the 19 rack enclosure. Different types of patterns of airflow can be noticed in this type of enclosure which includes the front intakes and rear exhausts. Sometimes, it contains a system of side intakes and exhausts. However, for the rack-mounted servers, usually, the devices intake the air on the front side and exhaust the air on the rear side. This procedure helps in preventing the air flows inside the server racks. Hence, the hot exhaust air does not get a scope to recirculate inside the server rack and the devices kept inside it is safe from issues related to overheating. Except for the utility, this enclosure comes in various colours and sizes, which can be chosen by the customers according to their requirements.