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ALSO CALLED: Evaporators, Condensers, Cooling Systems
DEFINITION: Hot aisle/cold aisle is a layout design for server racks and other computing equipment in a data center. The goal of a hot aisle/cold aisle configuration is to conserve energy and lower cooling costs by managing air flow. In its simplest form, hot aisle/cold aisle data center design involves lining up server racks in alternating rows with cold air intakes facing one way and hot air exhausts facing  … 
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Essential Rack System Requirements for Next Generation Data Centers
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents a categorized and prioritized collection of rack system challenges and requirements as obtained through systematic user interviews.
Posted: 13 Jan 2005 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

Managing Extreme Heat: Cooling Strategies for High-Density Systems
sponsored by Liebert Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Liebert XD family is the first complete solution to extreme density cooling, providing a scalable, flexible solution that can be optimized for new and existing data centers. Live?
Posted: 29 Sep 2004 | Published: 01 Sep 2004

Liebert Corporation
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COOLING EQUIPMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  the other. The rows composed of rack fronts are called cold aisles. Typically, cold aisles face air conditioner output ducts. The rows the heated exhausts pour into are called hot aisles. Typically, hot aisles face air conditioner return ducts. A containment system can be used to isolate hot aisles and cold aisles from each other and prevent hot and cold air from mixing. Containment systems started out as physical barriers that simply separated the hot and cold aisles with vinyl plastic sheeting or Plexiglas covers. Today, vendors offer plenums and other commercial options that combine containment … 
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