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  What are the essential qualities of a server rack? Give me a checklist to compare Hanut server racks with other server racks available in the market. How does Hanut server racks compare with its competitors?
     
   
Factor / Feature Hanut    
Extra-Depth* Yes    
Front-to-back server grade ventilation* Yes    
Integrated vertical cable channels
Yes    
Comprehensive range of accessories
Yes    
Special anti-earth quake accessory kit
Yes    
Textured powder coat finish
Yes    
Individually marked U heights
Yes    
Ships fully assembled
Yes    
Short rear door – Cable mgmt Yes    
Expandability
(Baying / Coupling option)
Yes    
Security: lockable doors & side panels
Yes    
Quality Assurance:
ISO 9002 Quality System
Yes    
Toll-free phone number
1-600-211405    
Secure, fast & convenient ordering system
Yes    
Free consultation
Yes    
     
    *means strongly recommended / must have feature.
     
Explanation
  Extra Depth
The 800 mm deep racks are outdated / not suitable for housing rack mount servers and many other active IT hardware.

Servers in general and rack-mountable servers in particular are becoming slimmer and deeper. The 800mm deep racks already do not meet the depth requirements of many rack mount servers. For instance: Sun recommends 36" (900 mm) deep racks for its E220R and E420R enterprise servers, H-P’s popular rack optimized server Netserver 6000r is over 800mm deep and Dell’s VERSARails, which are required for mounting Dell’s rack-mount servers, require rack to be at least 880mm deep.

"We use 900mm deep racks, the IBM Servers require the depth for two reasons - the servers are really long, and the cable management and slide rails protrude beyond the end of the server. We have just been through the pain of developing a racking standard - and 900 is what we decided on. :-)"
A comment posted on mailing list SAGE-AU.

An overwhelming majority of server racks available in USA are 900mm or more deep. Server racks like Compaq 9000 series universal racks, Acer Altos series racks, APC NetShelter enclosures, Dell PowerEdge series racks etc. are all 900mm or more deep.

The greater overall depth (900mm, 1000mm Vs 800 mm) allows more space in front and rear for routing cables thus enhancing cable management.
   
   
  Front to back computer server grade ventilation
To dissipate heat, rack mount servers suck air from their front and exhaust hot air from their rear. Therefore front to back computer server grade ventilation is a must in all server racks. Hanut’s ‘airmax’ front and rear doors have 64% vent area for effective heat dissipation.

Premium server racks like Compaq 9000 series universal racks, Acer Altos series racks, APC NetShelter enclosures, Dell PowerEdge series racks etc. all have this type of ventilation.

Ventilation from side panels, as provided by some rack manufacturers in place of front to back ventilation, is inadequate and unsuitable for rack mount servers. This type of ventilation is also not adaptable to multi-bay configuration where two or more server racks are coupled side by side.

Front to back computer server grade ventilation is not an optional feature but a must have feature in a server rack.
     
   
  Integrated vertical channels
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Hanut server racks provide 4 integrated vertical channels that allow systematic and easy routing of data and power cables. In many case these integrated cable channels eliminate the need to buy separate vertical cable managers.

Buyers desiring easy and systematic cable routing should prefer server racks which have cable access openings in the roof and base, integrated vertical cable channels, cable management accessories and other cable management features / facilities.

   
   
  Comprehensive range of accessories
Accessories supplement the server rack in enhancing the security, serviceability, manageability and reliability of mounted servers and other IT hardware. In addition to all commonly required accessories like shelves, power distribution unit etc., Hulasi offers many special accessories e.g. – anti-earthquake kit, KVM / console switch etc. to best meet its customers’ requirements. Hulasi is committed to offering improved and/or new accessories.

IMPORTANT: Hanut server rack accessories have been designed for 900mm depth to ensure full compatibility with rack mountable servers. Most rack mountable servers require that the front and rear 19" mounting rails be at least 28" (711mm) apart.

Accessories designed for 800mm depth mount when the front and rear mounting rails are approximately 24" (610mm) apart. Problem. Compatibility issue.

Hanut server rack accessories mount at approximately 28.5" (724mm). Compatible. No problem.

Please ensure that you buy server rack accessories that are designed for 900mm or more depth.
   
   
  Special anti earthquake kit
The anti earthquake kit is recommended for extra protection as a part of disaster management / prevention plan.
   
  Durable textured polyester powder coat finish
Durable, textured and attractive polyester powder coat finish gives Hanut server racks a modern look. Hanut servers racks elegantly show case your servers and other IT equipment.
   
  Individually numbered U-mounting heights
The effort and time needed for mounting equipment in server racks with individually numbered U-mounting heights can be significantly less than server racks without individually numbered U-mounting heights.
   
  Ships fully assembled
Buyers must prefer server racks that come fully assembled over racks that need to be assembled. Small saving in freight is not worth the trouble of assembling the server rack. Hanut server racks ship fully assembled ready for immediate installation.
   
  Short Rear Door: innovative cable management solution
Short rear door in place of standard full-length rear door further simplifies cable routing to and from the server rack. Cable routing through short rear door is easier in comparison to cable routing through the base.
In a rack with full-length rear door cables have to be routed through the base of the rack. Because of insufficient space between the base and the floor, racks often have to be placed on a raised platform. Constructing raised platform takes time and money. With cables routed through the gap between the short rear door and cabinet's bottom there is no need to put the server rack on a raised platform è a major saving of money and time!

Short rear door is another "easy to use" feature of Hanut Server Racks – the preferred racks for rack mount servers.
   
   
  Expandability - Baying / Coupling Kit
Baying / Coupling Kit is used to join two or more server racks of the same height to create a multi-rack configuration. Thanks to baying capability of Hanut server racks you can enjoy significant savings when you buy 2nd, 3rd,… Hanut server rack. As compared to 2 side panels per rack you will need only 2 side panels for the multi-rack configuration.
   
  Accessories for Extra-stability
Hulasi offers Stabilization plate and Ballast (dead-weight) kit for tip over protection while sliding out server and other IT hardware from the server rack. The stabilizing plate can be easily attached to the front or rear of the rack’s base. For increased rack stability and security, the plate can be bolted to the floor. Easy to use and quick setting cement kit is available (order separately). When used along with the stabilization plate, the ballast kit improves front-to-back mechanical stability of the server rack. Ballast kit is especially recommended for lightly loaded server racks (server racks with less than 100 kg of installed components) and in server racks where heavy equipment is routinely installed, removed or slided out of the server rack.
   
  Quality assurance: ISO 9002 Quality System
Hulasi’s manufacturing facility is ISO 9002 certified. ISO 9002 quality system coupled with modern manufacturing equipment and technologies ensure that Hanut Server Racks are defect-free and are of international quality
   
  Easy, fast and secure quotation and ordering system
Hulasi is the only Indian company to have on-line request for quotation (RFQ) form for server racks and accessories. We guarantee best price quotation within 2 business days.
   
  Free Technical consultation
Buying the right server rack and server rack accessories is very important. Hulasi takes pride in its sales executives’ ability to recommend server rack configurations that meet both the technical and commercial requirements of its customers.
   
   
  Comprehensive product web site and product literature
Are provided to help customers in selecting the right server rack for your rack mountable servers – Hanut "Extra-Deep" Server Rack.
     
    Hanut "Extra-Deep" Server Racks - the preferred racks for rack mount servers
Go for peace of mind. Go with the server rack specialists. Go for Hanut.
     
     
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