Siemon’s new lighter coloured cabinets improve aesthetics, visibility

Cabinet accessories also available in white and light grey to ensure a seamless look throughout the cabinets

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Siemon’s new lighter coloured cabinets improve aesthetics, visibility With improved visibility, lighting energy within these networking spaces may be reduced for potential operational cost savings.
By  David Ndichu Published  July 11, 2018

Siemon’s data centre cabinet solutions and accessories are now available in white and light grey in the Middle East, improving visibility and delivering a cleaner, more modern look.

Lighter coloured cabinets are becoming a trend in data centres due to their clean, modern look. They also reflect up to 75% more light than black cabinets for overall improved visibility, making critical network connections and equipment easier to see in dim lighting conditions. With improved visibility, lighting energy within these networking spaces may be reduced for potential operational cost savings. Lighter coloured cabinets are also less prone to visible scratches, and they blend well into surrounding décor.

“We are extremely pleased to round out our comprehensive cabinet offering with white and light grey colour options,” Prem Rodrigues, Siemon’s director of sales and marketing for the Middle East, India and the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) at Siemon said. “Not only does the expansion support increasing popularity for lighter coloured cabinets in data centres, but our lighter coloured wall-mount cabinet is ideal for blending into the walls of classrooms, retail spaces or other similar environments.”

In addition to existing black (RAL 9011), Siemon’s VersaPOD, V800, V600 and wall-mount cabinets are now available in white (RAL 9003) and light grey (RAL 7035). Cabinet accessories are also available in white and light grey to ensure a seamless look throughout the cabinets, including VersaPOD zero-U and end-of-row panels, cable managers, blanking panels and PDU mounting brackets. Vertical patch panels, cable trays, cable managers and brush guards used with V800 and V600 cabinets also come in a white or grey, as well as common cabinet accessories including equipment shelves, filler panels, exhaust chimneys, lid dividers, casters and mounting rails.

Siemon’s VersaPOD cabinets leverage the vertical space between cabinets and at the end of row for zero-U patching, cable management and power distribution, reducing stranded power outlets by 75% and resulting in 46% savings. The V800 cabinet is ideal for high-density data centre environments, while the V600 is a versatile, cost-effective cabinet perfect for housing servers. Siemon’s feature-rich wall-mount cabinet saves valuable floor space and is ideal as a mini telecomm room or for remote network distribution and consolidation points in open, unprotected spaces. All of Siemon’s cabinets are also available as V-Built preconfigured cabinets that are preloaded with Siemon components, including connectivity, PDUs, cable management and accessories to meet specific applications and configurations.

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