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Re: rack power question
PG> Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2008 22:02:49 -0400 PG> From: Patrick Giagnocavo PG> Hopefully this classifies as on-topic... PG> PG> I am discussing with some investors the possible setup of new PG> datacenter space. You might also try the isp-colo.com list. PG> Are there cases where more than 6000W per rack would be needed? It depends how one differentiates between "want" and "need". PG> (We are not worried about cooling due to the special circumstances PG> of the space.) ixp.aq? ;-) PG> Would someone pay extra for > 7KW in a rack? They should. If they need more than 6kW, their alternative is to pay for a second rack, which hardly would be free. PG> What would be the maximum you could ever see yourself needing in PG> order to power all 42U ? 1. For colo, think 1U dual-core servers with 3-4 HDD; 2. For routers, Google: juniper t640 kw. HTH, Eddy -- Everquick Internet - http://www.everquick.net/ A division of Brotsman & Dreger, Inc. - http://www.brotsman.com/ Bandwidth, consulting, e-commerce, hosting, and network building Phone: +1 785 865 5885 Lawrence and [inter]national Phone: +1 316 794 8922 Wichita ________________________________________________________________________ DO NOT send mail to the following addresses: [email protected] -*- [email protected] -*- [email protected] Sending mail to spambait addresses is a great way to get blocked. Ditto for broken OOO autoresponders and foolish AV software backscatter.