Wright Line Fire-Activation Rack Containment

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At this week’s AFCOM Data Center World Fall conference, Wright Line unveiled a new rack containment system with a “fire-activation” ceiling. In the event of a fire in the data center, the ceiling opens to allow overhead fire suppression systems access to the equipment inside the containment system. In this video, Wright Line Vice President of Product Development & Services Carl Cottuli demonstrates how the system works. This video runs about 5 minutes.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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