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1U

The IT industry uses 1U as a unit of measure to designate racks and rack-mounted equipment. U is the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) standard unit for specifying rack height. It denotes the vertical space available for a rack-mounted device.

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19 inch Rack

In industry terms, a 19-inch rack is a frame or enclosure that is used to mount multiple equipment units. Each rack module has a front panel that is 19 inches or 482.6 mm wide. This horizontal measurement includes the edges on the side of the

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APC Power Distribution, Data Center Products, UPS

APC – Experts in Uninterruptible Power Supplies American Power Conversion (APC) delivers network protection. APC is an expert in uninterruptible power supplies, offering products for the home, small business and corporation. The company’s

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Digital ammeter

A digital ammeter is an instrument that measures the flow of an electric current in a circuit. The measurements are given in amperes, the unit for measuring electrical current. Power distribution units (PDUs) distribute power to multiple devices

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PDU Output Types

PDU Output Connectors Compatible plugs from network devices fit into PDU output connectors to establish power distribution. These output connectors, or sockets, are specific to each PDU model. There are power distribution units commonly available

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PDU Input Type

PDU Input ConnectorsCommon PDU input connectors, or power plugs, include IEC C14 and C20 classifications. The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has established standards for electrical connections. IEC C13 and C14 input connectors

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Surge Protection Devices

A surge protection device protects electrical equipment from voltage spikes and surges that exceed a safe level. Surge protection methods either block or divert any voltage that surpasses standards. Some surge protectors combine blockage and

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PDU

The term PDU stands for power distribution unit (PDU). This device distributes AC power to equipment by using multiple outputs. Basic PDUs, also referred to as power strips, offer flexibility in placement. A step above the basic PDU is the

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Bandwidth

In computer networking, the term bandwidth refers tothe maximum amount of data that can be carried between two telecommunication points in a given period of time, with the time measured in seconds. In terms of digital applications, bandwidth

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SNMP

The SNMP is a frequently used network management protocol. It is a TCP/IP protocol that establishes specific standards for network management. Through the standard protocol, administrators can monitor various aspects of a network. The Simple

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Remote Monitoring (RMON)

Remote Monitoring, also called RMON, is an addition to the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), and implemented as a standard Management Information Base (MIB). RMON supports more comprehensive monitoring of Ethernet network operations.

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