Server Rack Enclosure holds up to 2,000 lb static load.

Press Release Summary:

Suited for all rack-mounted server and storage products, HP v142 enclosure is 19 in. server rack with front door that is 63% perforated for efficient airflow and cooling. Product has front/rear door handles for security, side panels to ease mounting, welded frame, and is compatible with variety of cable management accessories. Enclosure also has zero-U mounting areas to maximize space for servers and storage. Rack stabilizer, baying, and grounding kits are available.

Original Press Release:

New Low-Cost HP v142 Rack Provides 2,000 Pounds Support and Efficient Airflow

Introducing the new HP v142 Rack enclosure specifically designed for the value-minded customer. This is a novel 19-inch rack presenting significant savings while providing a reliable industry standard rack to hold up to 2000 pounds of static load. The HP v142 Rack is part of the new value-line, HP 100-series Racks. The rack features a security front door that is well-perforated for efficient airflow and cooling. Not typically available from racks in this price range, the HP v142 Rack features a welded frame for added strength.

This new 100-Series rack combines unparalleled structural integrity, cooling, and cable management with ease of use capabilities and a wide choice of rack, power and switching options to deliver a best-in-class product. The new rack is designed for all rack-mounted server and storage products, complementing and protecting investment in technology. Specifically designed to ensure outstanding cooling and cable management, the 100 Series Rack is the best value choice for small, medium and enterprise racks-a full-feature, low-cost alternative for emerging markets and data center startups.

This product expands the HP rack product line by offering a value-line rack. The HP v142 Rack also offers:

- Front door with 63 percent perforation for efficient airflow

- Front and rear door handles and locks for added security

- Side panels for ease of manageability and mounting

- Cable management accessory compatible

- Rack stabilizer, baying, grounding kits

- Zero-U mounting areas to maximize space for servers and storage

- Three-year, limited warranty on parts

Availability and Pricing

Available immediately and sold through Authorized Dealers, the HP v142 Rack is available now with a U.S. Internet price of $789 and Canadian list price of CD$1,049.

The stabilizing kit, baying kit, grounding kit, and side panels are optional and sold separately. Pricing may vary by country or region.

Additional information is available at the Hewlett Packard Web site at

HP Contacts Include:

Hewlett Packard

P.O. Box 692000

20555 State Highway 249

Houston, Texas 77269-2000

1-800-282-6672 or 1-281-370-0670

U.S. and Global Site:

In Canada:

Mr. Ankit Gupta, HP

Product Manager


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