Manufacturers of server furniture distinguish between two categories of products, Open Frame Racks, and closed cabinets. Usually, both of these products are made of high-quality thick metal to ensure durability, rigidity, and perfect load-bearing capacity.
If you still can't answer the question "What can you use server racks for?", here are the top reasons to use them. The main purpose of furniture is to hold hardware. Cabinets are multi-tiered to accommodate a large amount of equipment and ensure efficient space distribution and better room ergonomics.
Often, several cabinets will be lined up within the venue. Rows of racks form corridors that provide the required air circulation.
Types of Server Furniture
There are various classifications of data center furniture. By building type, there are:
Each group of models has its pros and cons and is suitable for a variety of purposes. Open-frame designs are ideal for use in closed rooms where they do not provide adequate security against unauthorized access. Its advantages include perfect cooling performance since airflow can pass freely through the hardware due to the absence of side walls.
Enclosed models are ideal for installation in public places, as they reliably protect equipment from damage. A forced air system is required to provide adequate cooling for the equipment.
If we take into account the way of installation, all server furniture belongs to:
wall-mounted (special pins are used to fix and fix the rack);
Floor Standing (most models come with casters for added mobility and ease of transport)