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What is a metered PDU?
Last Updated: 29th March, 2020
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Also question is, what is a metered rack PDU?
Metered Rack PDU. Metered rack PowerDistribution Units (PDUs) provide real-time remotemonitoring of connected loads. User-defined alarms warn ofpotential circuit overloads before critical IT failuresoccur.
Beside above, what is a switched PDU? "Switched Rack PDU"Definition A switched rack PDU is a powerdistribution unit that can be mounted on an industry-standardrack, and has the capability to toggle power on and off forindividual power outputs remotely.
Keeping this in view, what does a PDU do?
A power distribution unit (PDU) or mainsdistribution unit (MDU) is a device fitted with multiple outputsdesigned to distribute electric power, especially to racks ofcomputers and networking equipment located within a data center.Data centers face challenges in power protection and managementsolutions.
Does a PDU have surge protection?
Racksurge protectors distribute power from a single source tomultiple devices but are not strictly PDUs. Theyare designed for use with equipment that needs to be guardedagainst voltage spikes and surges but does notrequire battery backup.