What is a Rack?
Racks are frame structures designed for mounting standard 19″ rack-mount equipment-servers, routers, UPS systems, switches, audio/video-regardless of vendor. They provide rack equipment organization, security and cable management while enabling airflow. There are two basic types: rack enclosures (also called rack cabinets) and open-frame racks.
Where are Racks used?
- Server rooms and data centers
- Audio/video installations
- Closets housing telecommunications equipment
- Industrial environments such as a factory floor