How To Choose A Server Rack

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A lot of businesses that rely on technology will need to have a server rack. After all, you need to make sure that all of your servers, networks and hardware are protected. It is a big mistake to merely put your server on top of a desk or leave it unprotected. You are asking for trouble. Instead, you have to purchase a server rack that is going to house your hardware properly i.e. make sure it is protected from outside elements, that it has the right environment to function in and that it runs to optimum level.

If you take a look on the internet you will see that there is a wealth of different server racks available for you to choose from, just like you can get a server for a wide range of applications. This includes wall mounted cabinets, free standing, an array of different designs, a wealth of sizes, and lots of different features – such as security, cooling and cable management. Nonetheless, the issue is that every company is different. They all have differing requirements in relation to their servers and therefore it is not always possible to find the exact server rack you want.

But don’t panic, it is not all doom and gloom. You aren’t going to have to spend your business’ funds on a rack which is unsatisfactory for your servers. There are plenty of companies who provide a custom service to ensure the server racks you purchase are one hundred per cent in line with your needs. You may have seen a server rack you really like yet just want one additional feature added – such as making the cabinet soundproof. Alternatively, you may want several modifications made so that the server rack is entirely tailor made to provide the specific network you are storing with the optimum environment. No matter what you need, you will have your requirements catered to.

There is only one thing you need to do, and this is spend the time and make the effort to find a top quality company who is assured to provide you with the solution you are looking for. After all, there is definitely no room for corners to be cut when it comes to the protection of your data. Thus, don’t merely go for the first company you find and certainly don’t base your selection on the cheapest deal either.

It’s highly recommended that you opt for a company who has a wealth of experience in this industry. The last thing you want is to be someone’s practise project. Take a look at the products they currently sell on site. You should look at their section of server cabinets in order to see how diverse it is and also take a look at the wealth of additional features they sell as well. This should give you a good indication regarding their level of capability and how flexible they can be in relation to your needs. Of course speaking to the company and specifying your needs will be the most telling aspect, but you should do a bit of digging beforehand.

Furthermore, make sure the company has a good reputation. Read reviews that have been left by previous and current customers. Were they happy with the modifications that were made to their server cabinets? Did they fulfil the brief effectively? Are the server racks of quality? Was the company easy to work with? Were they easy to contact? This is how you will get the answers to the questions you really want to know. If you consider your options with great care you can ensure that you end up with a server rack that is one hundred per cent customised to suit your needs. This is the perfect platform for business efficiency.

Sarah x

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7 Comments

  1. AffiliateLabz
    February 24, 2020 / 2:40 am

    Great content! Super high-quality! Keep it up! 🙂

  2. Ell
    February 25, 2020 / 7:38 am

    Great advice. Thanks for sharing!

  3. March 1, 2020 / 2:16 pm

    This is really interesting, this is something that I kind of touch on with my day job so I’ve bookmarked it for work!
    Rosie

  4. March 3, 2020 / 6:06 am

    This is something I’d not ever thought about but some very useful tips!

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