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Industry-leading Racks and Power Distribution designed for resilient IT

Versatility, resiliency and cutting-edge design are primary considerations when choosing racks and power distribution units (PDU). Trust EfficiencyIT to guide you toward the right solution.

Choosing rack and PDU products can be a frustrating task. For starters, there are literally hundreds to choose from and other challenges include maintaining system availability, supporting higher density infrastructure and whether they will support the next generation of IT equipment.

Trends such as virtualisation, edge computing, converged and hyper-converged (HCI) infrastructure, coupled with requirements for greater visibility and efficiency add to the need for a comprehensive strategy for selecting racks and PDUs.

At EfficiencyIT we are committed to guiding you towards the optimum rack and backup power distribution solutions so that your decision that will stand the test of time, and future proof your IT environment.

APC by Schneider Electric

Introducing the world’s most versatile rack enclosure, with over a million units sold

APC™ by Schneider Electrics’ NetShelter SX

Product Overview

The NetShelter SX range features multi-functional rack enclosures designed to meet the latest IT market trends and applications, ranging from traditional IT, high density computing and networking to broadcast and audio-video.

NetShelter SX has a strong focus on interoperability with UPS, cooling, power distribution, cable management, aisle containment and environmental monitoring. Its design has been influenced by customer feedback from around the world, meaning it provides one of the most comprehensive and popular rack solutions in the market.

At a glance

  • Enclosures include pre-installed hardware to join them in situ
  • Shipped with levelling feet and castors as standard
  • The split rear doors help to maximise floor space
  • Vertical mounting rails adjustable in 1/4 in (6.4 mm) increments
  • Large cable access slots in the roof for overhead cables
  • Roof can be removed with simple pull-pin hinges
  • Front door can be moved to the opposite side
  • Perforated front and rear doors provide ample ventilation

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APC by Schneider Electrics’ NetShelter CX Enclosures

Product Overview

APC by Schneider Electrics’ NetShelter CX enclosures offer a soundproofed server room in a box, allowing for rapid and standardised IT deployments wherever and whenever it is needed, saving space, cost and deployment time.

Designed for offices and any non-IT spaces where there isn’t the room, the time or the budget to build dedicated IT zone NetShelter CX server enclosures are an ultra-portable, secure, economic, plug-and-play IT solution.

At a glance

  • Use it to reduce your capital costs by avoiding construction
  • Avoid wasting space – use the space for something else
  • Keep your business agile – use a portable IT infrastructure
  • Standardise on one solution for branch offices and remote sites
  • Silence noisy equipment inside a Quiet Enclosure

The NetShelter CX server enclosure is an innovative answer to today’s, and tomorrow’s, dynamic IT infrastructure requirements.

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APC by Schneider Electric NetShelter SV

Product Overview

The NetShelter SV range of racks and enclosures include all of the essential features and functionality you need to meet the fundamental requirements of rack-mounted IT equipment.

NetShelter SV is the IT enclosure you have become familiar with from APC by Schneider Electric, but it now offers flexible, basic functionality and features to maximise cost-effectiveness.

Despite the attractive price the NetShelter SV rack range maintains a strong focus on energy efficient cooling, power distribution, and cable management to provide a reliable rack-mounting environment for mission-critical IT and data centre equipment.

Additional features such as side panels are optional and there is a self-assembly option to minimise the cost of base enclosure installation.

At a glance

  • Pre-installed rear accessory mounting brackets
  • Enclosures include pre-installed joining hardware to join them in a row
  • The split rear doors help to maximise floor space
  • Shipped with levelling feet and castors as standard
  • Vertical mounting rails can be adjusted in 0.4 in (10 mm) increments covering virtually any mounting requirement
  • Large cable access slots in the roof provides access for overhead cable
  • Enclosure adjustment tools and hardware provided
  • Perforated front and rear doors provide ample ventilation
  • Quick release doors with spring pin design
  • Removable full-height side panels for ease of access during equipment installation

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APC by Schneider Electrics’ NetShelter Basic Rack PDUs

Product Overview

Schneider Electric basic rack PDUs provide reliable rack power distribution via a single input with multiple output receptacles. They also distribute power from low amp, single-phase circuits to higher-power three-phase solutions.

At a glance

  • The basic rack PDU family includes a variety of input and output connections to distribute 120V, 208V, or 230V power to multiple outlets
  • Power supplied from one branch whip to multiple pieces of equipment
  • Rack-Mountable – Includes horizontal, vertical, and toolless-mount varieties
  • Provides a number of outlets at an affordable price

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APC by Schneider Electric NetShelter Metered Rack PDUs

Product Overview

NetShelter Metered Rack Power Distribution Units (PDUs) actively monitor power supply to enable energy optimisation and circuit protection. User-defined alarms reduce risk while real-time local and remote alerts warn of potential circuit overloads.

Metered Rack PDUs provide power-use data to allow data centre managers to make informed decisions on load balancing and right sizing IT environments, offering a lower total cost of ownership (TCO).

Users can access and configure Metered Rack PDUs through secure Web, SNMP, or Telnet interfaces which are complimented by Centralised Management platforms including EcoStruxure IT next-generation data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) software, offering greater efficiency, reducing energy consumption and lower operating costs.

New AP8000 series Metered Rack PDUs include real power monitoring, a temperature/humidity sensor port, locking IEC receptacles, and ultra-low profile circuit breakers.

At a glance

  • Variety of input and output connections to distribute 120V, 208V, or 230V
  • Supply power from one branch whip to multiple pieces of equipment
  • Includes horizontal, vertical, and toolless-mount varieties
  • Flash upgradeable
  • Load indicator alerts users of potential overloaded circuits
  • Network and visual alarms inform the user of possible problems
  • Aggregate current draw per rack PDU is displayed on the unit via a digital display
  • Full-featured network management interfaces that provide standards-based management via Web, SNMP, and Telnet

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APC by Schneider Electric NetShelter Switched Rack PDUs

Product Overview

The NetShelter Switched Rack Power Distribution Units (PDUs) enable advanced, user-customisable power control and active monitoring.

Remote outlet-level controls allow power to be switched on/off for power cycling to remotely reboot equipment and prevent human-error by restricting unauthorised use of individual outlets.

Power sequencing time delays allow users to define the order in which to power up or down attached equipment to avoid circuit overload, while current metering provides real-time remote monitoring of connected loads, with user-defined alarms to warn of potential circuit overloads and outages.

At a glance

  • Variety of input and output connections to distribute 120V, 208V, or 230V
  • Includes horizontal, vertical, and toolless-mount varieties
  • Supply power from one branch whip to multiple pieces of equipment
  • Integrates with EcoStruxure IT DCIM software
  • Full-featured network management interfaces that provide standards-based management via Web, SNMP, and Telnet
  • Remote Individual Outlet Control
  • Define alarm thresholds in order to avoid overloaded circuits
  • Multi-tier user access
  • Aggregate current draw per rack PDU is displayed on the unit via a digital display
  • Network port sharing

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APC by Schneider Electrics’ NetShelter Automatic Transfer Switches

Product Overview

NetShelter Rack Automatic Transfer Switches (rack ATS) provide reliable, redundant rack mount power to single-corded equipment.

The NetShelter rack ATS has dual input power cords supplying power to the connected load. If the primary power source becomes unavailable, the ATS will seamlessly source power from the secondary source without interrupting critical loads, ensuring protection against downtime.

NetShelter Rack ATS has built-in network connectivity, which allows for remote management via web, SNMP, or Telnet interfaces.

At a glance

  • Variety of input and output connections to distribute 120V, 208V, or 230V
  • Dual Input Power Sources – Supplies redundant AC power to connected equipment
  • Transfer time <10ms – Industry leading transfer time to ensure seamless ride through
  • Full-featured network management interfaces that provide standards-based management via web, SNMP, and Telnet
  • Provides 10 kAIC protection in the event of a significant overcurrent event
  • Rack-mountable – occupies only 1U or 2U of valuable rack space

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