Most every Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) equipment rack used to store compute, storage or network equipment requires a rack-mount Power Distribution Unit (PDU) or power strip to distribute power to equipment. A new report from Chatsworth Products explores how to decide which PDUs and power strips are right for your enterprise.
Rack-mount power distribution units (PDUs) and power strips are a well-established solution for distributing power into Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) equipment racks. Download a new white paper, by Chatsworth Products (CPI), that presents additional considerations when selecting PDUs and power strips. It covers key concepts and features that enhance reliable power delivery and monitoring at the rack level. It concludes with resources that will help you select the right PDU or power strip for your application.
The ability to remotely monitor and manage power data from the rack and device level is boosting demand for intelligent power distribution units. In the edition of Voices of the Industry, Ashish Moondra, Senior Product Manager, Power, Electronics & Software, at Chatsworth Products, explores the value of intelligent power distribution units in colocation.
This white paper looks at the concepts, considerations and approaches in designing, selecting and deploying the appropriate rack PDU for typical data center applications. It describes the basic ingredients for delivering adequate, reliable power to the rack, as well as the factors and best practices that will contribute to a reliable, operationally efficient and environmentally sound data center for today and for the future. To learn more download this guide.