Basic rack PDU

A basic rPDU is as simple as it sounds: a reliable power strip that distributes power to your critical IT infrastructure. They are cost effective entry-level solutions meeting a broad range of requirements to keep your equipment up and running.

Manufacturers provide a variety of features on basic power distribution units to ensure high availability and future proof functionality. For example, you can purchase a basic PDU with locking receptacles to minimize the risk of accidentally unplugging equipment. Additionally, some manufactures offer upgradeable models designed to add intelligence, if business needs change.

Generally speaking though, the basic rPDU does not provide any insight into equipment power usage and can not be accessed over the network.

This option is ideal for small server rooms that are in close proximity to your IT staff, though wouldn’t be recommended for larger, mission-critical server rooms or data centers, given their inability to be monitored or managed remotely.

Metered rack PDU

Metered rPDUs provide the same reliable power distribution as basic rPDUs but provide users with local power consumption data via a local display. The local display provides key power utilization metrics (current, voltage, power factor, etc.) to give users insight into equipment power usage for future adds, moves, and changes.

Some metered rack PDUs are available with enhanced features such as a visible light communication (VLC) allowing users to scan the digital display using a mobile application to gather valuable data to help with capacity planning and electrical load balancing.

Just like with the basic rPDU, some manufactures offer upgradeable metered power distribution units to provide flexibility to add remote monitoring without removing power from the connected devices.

Metered rPDUs are recommended for use in highly secure data center environments that must keep their power infrastructure air-gapped from the local network or for facilities that foresee an eventual need for remote monitoring.

Monitored rack PDU

Monitored rPDUs provide all the same features and functionality of the basic and metered power distribution units with the extra bonus of remote monitoring over the network.

Users are able to remotely access real-time power consumption metrics – down to the outlet – via a secure web interface so data center staff can monitor critical power utilization metrics in real time, regardless of their location. This continuous flow of information is useful in several key ways:

  • Automatic alerts can be triggered the second a user-defined threshold is exceeded.
  • Power usage can be tracked with much greater precision, improving billing accuracy.
  • Load balancing is more precise, limiting the amount of stranded power without risking shorts.
  • Environmental monitoring can be added to monitor critical environmental conditions.

Another key feature to consider is IP aggregation. built-in software features that allow up to 50 rPDUs to be monitored from a single IP address with self-configuration of downstream devices significantly reducing deployment time.

Switched rack PDU

Switched rPDUs represent the modern zenith of data center power distribution. They provide all of the same features and functionality as the monitored rack PDUs, with one key exception: they can be remotely managed.

Authorized data center personnel can turn on, turn off, or reboot unresponsive equipment remotely through an intuitive web interface. They can also limit power usage at the outlet to avoid accidental overloads. This provides users with ultimate control over their data center power usage, efficiency, and availability.

Switched rPDUs are highly recommended for any IT deployment whether that be a large-scale data center or a small remote location. They are especially valuable for users needing a quick and easy way to remotely reboot critical equipment by significantly reducing or eliminating the cost of deploying technicians to simply power cycle unresponsive servers or network gear.

Universal PDU

The Universal PDU is a versatile rack power distribution unit featuring a universal input and detachable Facility Side Cable (sold separately). The Universal PDU supports common AC power configurations ranging from 16A-60A and 120V-415V. Available in basic to intelligent models featuring advanced remote power and environmental monitoring and optional outlet level switching. The universal design simplifies critical IT infrastructure deployments by allowing a single model to be installed globally.


Rack and Cabinet

Smart Cabinet

Through the provision of integrated enclosure, power, cooling, and service, the Smart Cabinet provides Enterprise Class IT Infrastructure. Importantly, it also makes the most important component possible, namely 360-degree sight of every system component. In order for Smart Cabinet clients to manage and plan their IT Infrastructure as efficiently as possible, this provides evaluation, real-time monitoring, as well as insight into system performance moving forwardIntelligent, Integrated Infrastructure in a Self-Contained Line-Up.
Continuous availability in turn rests on the power and cooling infrastructure that supports these systems and is comprised of the following

  • Power Quality
  • Cooling
  • Enclosure and Physical Infrastructure
  • Monitoring and Management

Capacity : 15/24/42 U
UPS 1-6 Kva
Floor : Raised, non-raised
Key Applications : Suitable for any location like factories, warehouses, branch offices and retail stores
Available Models : SC-13-AC, SC-26-AC, SC-210-AC, SC-210-AC DS, SC-210-RC, SC-210-RC DS

Smart Closet SCL

Vertiv’s innovative SmartCloset freestanding self-contained rack features built-in cooling and electricity. It makes it easier to house and install active IT equipment, such as switches, routers, and other devices, which cannot operate well in an open space.

Any facility, such as factories, warehouses, branch offices, and retail outlets, where ambient conditions and temperatures are uncontrolled and where dust and grime are prevalent, is suited for using a SmartCloset.

Features and Benefits

  • Dedicated Rack mount cooling
  • Rack mount UPS and Battery
  • High sensible cooling and 24x 7 application
  • Cooling unit with safety features
  • Rack Monitoring – (Optional feature)

SMART SOLUTIONS (INTEGRATED DATACENTER) Intelligent, integratedinfrastructure in a rack
Capacity : 1-6 Kva; 1-2 racks Open, self-Contained
Floor : Raised, non-raised
Key Applications : All sized data centers and networkspaces
Available Models : SC-13-AC, SC-26-AC, SC-210-AC, SC-210-AC DS, SC-210-RC, SC-210-RC DS

Smart Row

With considerable CAPEX and OPEX savings over traditional designs,  SmartRow infrastructure offers a streamlined, standardised, and instantly deployable data centre environment. There is no other product on the market that offers such simple deployment and integration.

With this comprehensive data centre infrastructure solution, you are no longer constrained by building systems like cooling and fire suppression when deploying and managing an integrated IT infrastructure.


  • Improves capacity by increasing the return air temperature at the cooling units.
  • Matches cooling capacity with IT load
  • Makes use of energy-saving cooling techniques.
  • Uses power management techniques that maximise efficiency and availability
  • Features a flexible design that uses scalable architectures to save footprint.
  • Utilises real-time infrastructure optimization to boost efficiency, decrease stranded capacity, and provision resources more quickly.
  • Utilises the technical support and knowledge of data centre design available in the market.

Capacity : 10-35Kva; 2-6 racks Open, Self-contained
Floor : Primarily non-raised
Key Applications : Small data centers; remote sites; disaster recovery
Available Models : SR-210, SR-210RC, SR-320, SR-320RC, SR-435, a435RC, SR-635, SR-635 RC, SR 835, SR 835RC

Smart Aisle

Through an intelligent, integrated row-based system,  SmartAisle infrastructure offers significant savings in CAPEX and OPEX. Racks, electricity, cooling, and infrastructure management are all integrated into the infrastructure to create a complete data centre solution.

Racks, precise cooling, monitoring, cable management, and power systems are all fully integrated into a simple infrastructure that will save you time and money during installation and operation.


  • High-efficiency precision cooling technologies and environmental controls
  • Modular, scalable high efficiency power
  • Flexible power distribution
  • Cold Aisle Containment
  • Flexible platform for easy configuration
  • Flexible rack PDUs
  • Comprehensive, remote data center infrastructure management


  • Efficient
  • Economical
  • Simplified
  • Controllable

Capacity : 10-30 Rack Row and Multiples, Mid & High Density Open, Self-Contained
Floor : Raised, non-raised
Key Applications : Small and medium data centers; high-density zones in all data center
Available Models : Liebert CRV Row-based Cooling  20-40kW, Liebert APM On-line UPS 15-90kW, Aisle Containment Systems, DCF Optimized Racks, Liebert MB Modular Busway, MPX and MPH2 Rack PDUs


Data Center Solution

Data Center Solution Overview

Data center is a building, a specific area within a building, or a collection of buildings used to house computer systems and related components, like telecommunications and storage systems, is referred to as a data center. Due to the importance of IT operations for business continuity, they typically contain redundant or backup infrastructure and components for power supply, data communication connections, environmental controls (such as air conditioning, fire suppression), and other security systems. An industrial-sized enterprise, a huge data center uses as much electricity as a small town.

Using integrated solution from vertiv, such as prefabricated rack, row, aisle, and modular data centers, built in flexible designs based on tested configurations. we’re here to assist you in integrating and standardizing the design of your systems across all of your location so that replication, design, implementation, and management will be simpler.