Cooling Solutions for Rack Equipment with Side-to-Side Airflow

  • Document Number

    SPD_SADE-5TNRKJ_EN

  • Type

    White paper

  • Languages

    English

  • Date

    04/16/2010

  • Version

    V1

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  • Document Number

    SPD_SADE-5TNRKJ_EN

  • Type

    White paper

  • Languages

    English

  • Date

    04/16/2010

  • Version

    V1

Description:

Equipment with side-to-side airflow presents special cooling challenges in the modern data center. Common rack enclosures and rack layouts are fundamentally incompatible with side-to-side cooling, resulting in equipment that receives supply air of excessive temperature. This paper describes the problem along with several side-effects that are not generally appreciated. Various solutions to the problem are described along with their costs and benefits.

Product Ranges:

Airflow Management, NetShelter SX Enclosures

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Description:

Equipment with side-to-side airflow presents special cooling challenges in the modern data center. Common rack enclosures and rack layouts are fundamentally incompatible with side-to-side cooling, resulting in equipment that receives supply air of excessive temperature. This paper describes the problem along with several side-effects that are not generally appreciated. Various solutions to the problem are described along with their costs and benefits.

Product Ranges:

Airflow Management, NetShelter SX Enclosures

Files for Download

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