Providing Internet Connections to Offices – Server Cabinets and Their Uses

October 8, 2008 by  Filed under: other 

The web is nothing but a series of computers interconnected which serve information upon request, some computers acted as the client and others act as a server. A server is a computer which for the most part stays on all the time in order to provide the information requested, servers are special computers which hold all the information for web sites and mobile applications to work properly.

Because servers need to stay on all the time, their inner temperature tends to rise so keeping servers in a cool environment is of the utmost importance in order to prolong the life of equipment as well as tool increase its operational efficiency. The server cabinets played a big role in server efficiency, let’s take a look at the functions and benefits to server cabinets provide:

Easy to access

Server cabinets have been designed in order to hold equipment which for the most part needs to be serviced and upgraded, that being the case the technician needs to be able to access the equipment from different angles. Server cabinets provide access from the front and rear to make it easy on technicians to access the. All are cabinets offer access from the top in the case of vertical arrays.

In addition, these types of cabinets are built in such a manner that it will be easy to arrange all the cables coming from and to the server.

Keeping servers at cool temperatures

In most cases the servers are stored one on top of the other which can create a lot of heat, server cabinets offer different options for cooling their hardware that has been stored within it, administrators are able to cool down these machines with the use of fans, air conditioning or liquid cooling.

Reducing carbon footprint of other cooling methods

We live in an age when energy efficiency and the impact of technology in the environment are extremely important therefore a big percentage of server cabinets are being manufactured with liquid cooling alternatives which can decrease the carbon footprint compared to other types of cabinets that relied on other cooling methods such as they use of fans and air conditioning.

Server cabinets for office use

Investing in Office Equipment such as servers that will handle a lot of sensitive information is always important but, even more important is the fact that protecting and keeping this equipment from overheating is just as important, this is the reason why those who value their investment choose to store their computers and servers within the right type of cabinets. Shelves and cabinets designed for books are completed different from those designed for computers; one of the differences is that those designed for books will often retain heat which can damage sensitive computer sensors.

Having reliable Internet connections and ensuring that servers are working properly requires more than a skilled technician or system administrator it takes the right type of server cabinets which will protect equipment and offer easy access to technicians for upgrades and maintenance.

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