Four of the Most Innovative Features of Rack PDUs

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See how far intelligent rack PDUs have come from the commodity rack mount strip of yesteryear and how it can help you mange your power and capacity much more wisely.

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2. Rack power distribution units,or PDUs,have come a long way from basic PDUs of the early days. I{= XI= "Raritan. 3. These are some of the most innovative features of rack PDUs today. I{= XI= "Raritan. 4. 6)USB Ports That Can Do Just About Anythingkaritan. 5. USB ports on rack PDUs allow customers to save thousands if not hundreds of thousands eliminating the need for costly network infrastructure resources by providing both Wi-Fi and cascading capabilities. I{= X'I= "Raritan. 6. This creates a smart network of PDUs that you can easily manage remotely and use to monitor power loads and ensure uptime. Ekaritcm. 7. @Sensor Ports for Creating the Optimal Environmentkaritan. 8. @Many PDUs are equipped with ports for optional environment sensors that can provide real-time feedback on temperature,humidity,airflow,and air pressure. karitan. 9. There are even sensors that can detect the presence of fluid leaks,or whether a cabinet has been opened and trigger a web cam to take a picture,thereby adding a layer of physical security!karitan. 10. C3)Locking Cables that Prevent Accidents%Rarifan. 11. Many PDUs offer receptacles that allow you to physically lock a cable into that receptacle. karifan. 12. Accidental cable disconnects can be avoided while a technician is swapping out equipment and cables can be prevented from falling out from the nonstop vibration of servers and other devices. Ekaritan. 13. zitYou'll be able to avoid costly unplanned downtime simply by securely locking your cables into the PDU: The average cost of downtime was $7,908Iminute in 2013%Rarifan. 14. GDWebBasedPower4lVlonitorinSoftwareEkaritan. 15. Lots of PDU's have displays that can show you how much power is being drawn at that exact moment. Ekarifan. 16. Really innovative PDUs feature power monitoring software that can help you do a better job of managing the power going to your critical devices. ERarifan. 17. This creates a smart network of PDUs that you can easily manage remotely and use to monitor powerloads and ensure uptime. 6* Monitoring and metering of current (amps) Voltage 0 Power (kVA,kW) I Energy consumption (kWh) -1 Capable of ISO/ IEC 6 +/ 1% kWh billing accuracyEkarimn. 18. Intelligent PDUs help you to find stranded capacity,and ways to use the capacity you have more efficiently. The average server operates at only 12-18% capacity. Skarifan. 19. As you can see,PDUs have truly come a long way over the last few years.And with so many powerful and game changing features,there's really no comparing simple PDUs to their intelligent progeny. Ill~ Raritan. 20. 69Go for a test drive of an intelligent PDU from your computer now or learn more about the innovative features of Raritan's PX intelligent PDU series! Take a Test Drive Todayikaritcin.