Server Racks feature built-in intelligence.

Press Release Summary:




Compatible with all 19 in. rack products, HP Intelligent Series Racks provide up to 3,000 lb of dynamic loading. Door is 81% open to maximize airflow efficiency, while cable management in back provides tool-less operation and extra space for hot air to pass. Optimizing workload placement, HP Location Discovery Services send rack identification number and precise U location to servers, along with power and temperature data.



Original Press Release:



"New HP Intelligent Series Racks Offer Intelligence Capabilities for Data Center Asset Management



HP introduces the new HP Intelligent Series Racks with built-in intelligence. These server racks are ideal for SMB, government and enterprise data centers seeking operating efficiencies, maximization of IT capacity, and improved asset management. The HP Intelligent Series Racks offer innovative intelligence capabilities for asset management, unparalleled structural integrity, cooling and cable management advances, and a wide choice of power and switching options. These new capabilities communicate to the datacenter manager the U space, row, and rack location of each server.

The HP Intelligent Series Racks include an innovative rack door which is 81% open-up to 26% more open than other racks in the industry. In addition, HP Location Discovery Services, in the HP Intelligent Series Racks, send the rack identification number and precise U location to the servers installed in the racks. This provides important location information along with power and temperature data. Now, workload placement can be easily optimized with servers that self-identify and inventory themselves.

Next generation HP Intelligent Rack innovations and benefits include:

o Intelligence - HP Intelligent Series Racks with HP Location Discovery Services allow for workload placement optimization with servers that self-identify and inventory themselves

o Cooling - An innovative rack door increases airflow efficiency to cool servers

o Convenience - Unmatched cable management in the back of the rack provides tool-less operations and extra space for hot air to pass out of the rack

o Structural Integrity - Up to 3000 pounds of dynamic loading enables HP racks to work with all types of equipment anywhere in the world

Availability and Pricing

HP Intelligent Series Racks are compatible with all 19-inch rack products. Sold through HP and HP Channel Partners, the HP Intelligent Series Racks are available now. Pricing begins at $1299. The stabilizing kit, baying kit, grounding kit, and side panels are optional and sold separately.

Additional information is available at http://www.hp.com/go/infrastructure

U.S. and Global Site: http://www.hp.com/go/infrastructure

In Canada: welcome.hp.com/country/ca/en/welcome.html

Mr. Ankit Gupta, HP

Product Manager

Ankit.gupta@hp.com

281-518-9908

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