rackmount managed PDUs

Matt Kelly mjkelly at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 11:41:31 CDT 2008


APC makes "0U" units for different types of electric hand offs.   
AP7932 is a unit we've used with great success in the past.  APC's  
SNMP access is great as well since it can be integrated with just  
about any kind of system.


--Matt


On Sep 25, 2008, at 12:37 PM, Justin M. Streiner wrote:

> As much as I hate to tear people away from the Intercage/Atrivo  
> debacle and semi-tangential rants, I'll take one for the team and do  
> it :)
>
> I have an opportunity coming up to rebuild an existing machine room  
> space to an extent.  It's not a total gut-and-refit, but I'll at  
> least get to put in some new infrastructure.  That said, I'd be  
> interested in hearing about peoples' experiences with various  
> rackmountable managed PDUs.
>
> I have some Tripp Lite PDUMH30NETs that work well and are reasonably  
> priced, but they have a few quirks (no RS-232 console port, web  
> interface seems to be a little shaky with Firefox, etc) that would  
> become more annoying when scaled up to several rows of new rack  
> footprints.  I'm also open to using managed vertically mounted  
> PDUs.  The plan is for each footprint to have "A" and B" feeds, so  
> two PDUMH30NETs would take up 4U per footprint, which is a bit much...
>
> I don't need to worry about distributing DC power - just AC.
>
> This site will be lights-out most of the time, so robust remote  
> management capabilities are a must.
>
> Any thoughts/insight are greatly appreciated.
>
> jms
>





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