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10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Rack PDU

Over the years what once was a simple rack mount surge strip has evolved into a completely different animal, even a different name. There are now many options as well as form factors to evaluate in advance to determine the best solution. In their simplest form, rack power distribution units (PDUs) are designed to provide electrical protection and distribute power to networking equipment within racks/cabinets. As the needs and requirements of data centers change, so do options for rack PDU performance. Today, there are a number of questions to consider before selecting rack PDUs that will work well for your data center application. In a recent article from Dennis Blouin of Belden discusses a list of 10 things to consider in order to help steer you in the right direction, ensuring that the PDUs you choose will fit the design of your data center today and in the future. Click here for the article: