optical gear cooling requirements

Edward Salonia ed at edgeoc.net
Tue Mar 3 22:12:21 UTC 2015


Cisco makes an Air Plenum for front/back air flow.

- M6 chassis:
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/optical/hardware/15454install/guide/hig15454/hig_15454M6.html#pgfId-863233
- M2 chassis:
http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/optical/hardware/15454install/guide/hig15454/hig_15454M2.html#pgfId-628924




On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 9:27 AM, Alex Rubenstein <alex at corp.nac.net> wrote:

> The rock has turned over for a moment and I have crawled out. It is good
> to see the sunlight from time to time.
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> Those who know me know my life has gotten away from networking and that
> sort of thing, and I am fully immersed in datacenter design and
> construction for IT type loads (blades, compute, disk, etc.). However, I am
> presented with the challenge of having to deal with some optical gear
> (Ciena stuff, mainly). My question: have the optical folks woken up and
> made things cool front to back, or are they still in to the bottom to top
> world?
>
> Comments and lambasting: go
>
> Thanks!
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