15U Racks and Cabinets

15U server racks and data cabinets from Server Room Environments are available for quick delivery and are designed to house and protect sensitive IT servers, IoT and networking devices. Options for 15U racks include paint colour choices, front and rear door styles, standard and heavy-duty castors, blanking plates, fan trays and cable management. The 15U rack range offers products to meet a range of budgets from the Value to the Premium cabinets for internal applications and racks and enclosures designed and manufactured for industrial, roadside and other harsh environments.

15U Rack and Cabinet Guide

When selecting a rack or cabinet there are several factors to consider.

Rack Height

A 15U rack or cabinet can house equipment whose total height when placed into the rack is no more 26.25inches or 66.68cm (6.67m) with 1U=1.75inches or 44.45mm. Care therefore has to be taken when selecting a rack to make sure that there cabinet height is sufficient to house the IT server, networking peripheral or IoT device.

Rack Width

The standard rackmount width is 19inches (482.6mm) and cabinets are typically available in 600mm or 800mm width. Most products will either fit to the front rack pillars using cage nuts onto flanges attached to the rack-mountable device, or slide rails running from the front to the rear pillars or sit on internal shelves or slide-out trays. Room should be left around the rack for adequate air flow and access.

Rack Depth

The depth of cabinet available range from 600-1200mm. Care should be taken when selecting a rack depth to ensure that it is suitably long enough for the equipment to be housed including any necessary space for cables (bend radius) and connection access. How to manage cables is important for any rack size for easy cable identification and to avoid accidental disconnection.

Open or Closed Racks

The majority of server racks and data cabinets supplied are enclosed rather than open frames. An enclosed cabinet with a front and rear door and side panels is more secure and will provide with more efficient airflow management.

If you cannot find the 15U rack or cabinet you need please contact our projects team.