How many types of racks are there? There are three primary types of racks: open frame racks, rack enclosures and wall-mount racks.
What are server racks called? Server racks are sometimes called LAN racks, network racks or other terms but they are generally the same, rack enclosures where critical IT systems are mounted. They can be preconfigured or customized.
What is 42U rack? A rack unit (abbreviated as U, less commonly seen as RU) is a unit of measurement applied to equipment racks and the servers, disk drives and other devices that they contain. One U is 1.75 inches (44.45mm); the standard rack, at 19 inches, is 42U.
What are types of server racks? Server racks can be a specialized computer case, wall-mount rack, standing frame, or server cabinet designed to enclose networking equipment.