Data and Server Cabinet Dealers, suppliers and resellers

Data and server cabinet are rack enclosures which have removable rear and front doors, four adjustable vertical mounting rails and removable side panels. They are also called rack cabinets. The rear and front doors are typically ventilated to encourage airflow from front to back. Rack enclosures are perfect for applications that needs hotter equipment, heavier environment and higher wattages per rack. The side panel lock and door also provide physical security for the equipment.

Enclosures are popular for high density servers and data center. Although the standard enclosures do not have a room for cabling as open frames, deeper and/or wider cabinets are available to provide extra room. Enclosures can be configured without the side panels or doors for open frame applications where more weight capacities are needed. In addition to the vertical mounting rails, the enclosures often includes additional rails to mount accessories such as PDU and vertical cable managers.

Wall mounts are designed to be installed on the wall and thus saves on the floor space and the fitting areas where racks cannot. They can be enclosed cabinets or open frame racks. They are smaller than floor standing cabinets and thus cannot support much weight. The cabinets are adaptable to floor standing applications when you add rolling casters.

Why Network and Server Cabinets

Server cabinets are enclosed racks with removable rear and front doors, adjustable vertical mounting rails and side panels. A standard data center server cabinet has a height of 42U and in most cases, server cabinets are 36 inches deep and 24 inches wide. Presently, the server cabinets have gained much popularity in server rooms and data centers.

A network cabinet on the other hand is used for fiber patch panels, switches, routers and other networking equipment. In most instances, cabinet is shallower than the server cabinet generally less than 31 inches deep. Sometimes, it has a strong plastic or glass front door. Network cabinets are not perforated.

Why should you buy a Cabinet?

  • Added protection for cables: with side panels and doors, the cables in the cabinet has less access to outside air and thus the cables cannot be damaged by contaminants
  • More secure: Cabinets can provide protection unlike insecure racks. It can be locked to avoid unnecessary access.
  • Better Air Segregation: cabinets can be engineered to provide various air segregation strategies such as cabinet level containment, hot aisle containment and cold aisle containment.

Equipment that is installed in the Rack

IT products equipment (telecommunication hardware, routers, switches, storage and servers that fulfils the basic purposes of IT installations. Racks can hold all standard 19 inch rack as long as it is not too deep or too high to fit the available spaces. The equipment includes removable brackets that fasten the vertical rack rail. Heavier equipment includes shelves or horizontal rails with screws. The height of the rack is one imperative factor since it determines the number of rack spaces available for your equipment. The most common heights for rack enclosures and floor standings are 42U, 45U and 48U with custom sizes up to 58U.