Power Distribution Unit
With data center devices denser than ever - often served by two, three, or even four power supplies - a single rack of equipment can produce dozens of power cords to manage. The demands of even one rack can easily exceed the available supply of wall outlets. Even if power drops are run from a nearby rack power module, a common scenario, the cabling into each rack can quickly become unwieldy to manage and difficult to trace and troubleshoot.
Cisco® RP Series Power Distribution Units (PDUs) are ideal choice for a flexible, reliable, easy-to-deploy power distribution with branch circuit protection. In addition, Cisco offers a complete line of computing, rack, and power products optimized and certified for Cisco Unified Computing System™ blade and rack servers.
Figure 1: A sample representation of a Cisco PDU; parts available at Tekmart Africa