Data Centers

Data center redesign project

Old cabling methods for raised access floors (6 of 6)

Many of the cables installed in this floor are PVC (not plenum rated), which produces extremely toxic smoke during a fire. What's more, using non-locking electrical plugs and cords increases the risk of fire.

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