The rack is 9U (9 units) in height. Each unit represents 1.75 inches (44.45 mm) of vertical rack space. So, the rack has a total usable space of 15.75 inches (400 mm) in height.
The rack is typically made of durable steel or other sturdy materials to provide strength and stability. It is designed to securely hold and protect the network equipment.
The rack is specifically designed for wall mounting. It typically includes wall brackets or mounting holes that allow you to securely attach it to a wall. This feature is useful when floor space is limited or when you want to keep your network equipment off the ground.
Front and Rear Rails
The rack usually has front and rear vertical rails where you can mount the network devices. These rails provide support and allow for easy installation and organization of equipment.
Depending on the specific model, the rack may feature ventilation slots or fans to ensure proper airflow and prevent overheating of the network equipment.
The rack often includes cable management features, such as cable management rings, to help organize and route the network cables neatly. This promotes good cable management practices and makes it easier to trace and manage connections.
Some racks may offer options for locking doors or side panels to enhance physical security and restrict access to the equipment.