rackmount managed PDUs

Nuno Vieira - nfsi telecom nuno.vieira at nfsi.pt
Thu Sep 25 11:45:08 CDT 2008

We use APANET powerswitches, and we are quite happy with them.

24 ports units, around 600 EUR per unit.

Nuno Vieira
nfsi telecom, lda.

nuno.vieira at nfsi.pt
Tel. (+351) 21 949 2300 - Fax (+351) 21 949 2301

----- "Justin M. Streiner" <streiner at cluebyfour.org> 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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