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Research and Markets: Data Center Rack Market - 2013 Report

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w4hkzs/global_data) has announced the addition of the "Global Data Center Rack Market 2012-2016" report to their offering.

Global Data Center Rack Market Is Expected To Post A CAGR Of 11.13 Percent During The Period 2012-2016

Data center racks are equipment used to support servers, switches, routers, and other network-related devices. They enable efficient and easier management of data center networks. The racks are designed to hold multiple servers in a secure environment. Moreover, the racks come equipped with additional features that provide provisions for cooling, power distribution, connectivity, and cable management. Furthermore, vendors are making use of the latest technological advancements to incorporate advanced features such as remote monitoring into the racks. Hence, data center operators are increasingly adopting data center racks that can independently manage various tasks such as cooling and airflow.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from the researchers' team said: ''The Global Data Center Rack market is witnessing the increasing use of taller racks. Some years ago, 36U was the industry standard and this shifted to 42U more recently. However, vendors report that customers are demanding even higher racks and the new standard may soon shift to 48U or 51U racks. This is evident from the high growth rate of these taller racks in the market as compared to the growth rate of 42U racks. These taller racks provide extra cabling options within the racks along with better airflow management. These racks also maximize the utilization of data center floor space.''

According to the report, growing business expansion and increasing loads from end-users are leading enterprises to invest in expansion of their data center facilities. With plans for growing their business, enterprises are expanding their data center capacities with additional servers and networking equipment.

Key Topics Covered

1. Executive Summary

2. List of Abbreviations

3. Introduction

4. Market Research Methodology

5. Scope of the Report

6. Data Center Overview

7. Data Center Server Market Size and Forecast

8. Data Center Rack Overview

9. Data Center Rack Market Size and Forecast

10. Geographical Segmentation

11. Key Leading Countries

12. Vendor Landscape

13. Buying Criteria

14. Market Growth Drivers

15. Drivers and their Impact

16. Market Challenges

17. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

18. Market Trends

19. Key Vendor Analysis

20. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Featured

- Chatsworth Products

- Dell

- Eaton Corp.

- Emerson Network

- Fujitsu

- Hewlett Packard Co.

- IBM Corp.

- Oracle Corp

- Rittal Corp.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w4hkzs/global_data

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