Tag Archives: IT equipment

18 Apr 2019

Handling Heavy Data Center Equipment: Is it Time to Buy a Lift System?

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Handling Heavy Data Center Equipment: Is it Time to Buy a Lift System?

Some data center servers and rack-mounted equipment can weigh over 800 pounds. For data center employees working among narrow aisles, and sometimes working overhead, this can lead to hazardous conditions for both the employees and the IT equipment itself. Work-related injuries could cost a company hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. Sensitive IT equipment, more...

19 Feb 2019

Data Center Equipment (Server, Rack, Battery, etc) Lift System

Data Center Equipment (Server, Rack, Battery, etc) Lift System

Handling Data Center Equipment: a Herculean Task Data center IT equipment installation often occurs under less-than-ideal conditions.  Some servers and rack-mounted equipment can weigh over 800 pounds, the workspace is narrow between/within aisles, and much of this equipment is installed at heights far from ideal for the average data center employee. Manufacturers often recommend that more...