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For Immediate Release - May 31, 2011

Siemon Launches the V600 600mm Data Center Server Cabinet

WATERTOWN, CT - Siemon today adds a new 600mm (24 inch) wide cabinet to its line of data center cabinet and racks. The V600 cabinet is designed as a cost-effective option for server applications that do not require the innovative Zero-U vertical patching and cable management solutions offered with Siemon's full-featured VersaPOD Data Center Cabinet. The new 600mm-wide cabinet provides a quickly assembled, stable platform for data center and telecommunications room applications.

The new 600mm cabinet shares a common appearance with the full-featured VersaPOD, allowing it to be deployed in conjunction with the full version to support standard cabinet applications while maintaining consistent aesthetics. Like the full-size VersaPOD, the 600mm version features contoured, highly perforated doors that deliver 71% airflow for efficient thermal management.

"Based on customer feedback, the Zero-U patching and cable management channels integrated into the full featured 760mm-wide VersaPOD are ideal for Network Switches and SANs, but may not be required in server cabinet applications, where many customers, such as those moving into colocation space, prefer 600mm-wide cabinets," explains Carrie Higbie, Siemon's Global Data Center Director. "Siemon responded to our customers' needs with a 600mm cabinet that delivers the same look and many of the key benefits offered by the complete VersaPOD line."

An open floor design and multiple roof entry points allow flexible routing of horizontal and backbone cable. Each V600 unit includes provisions for vertical exhaust ducts; roof mounted cooling fans and additional accessories to promote hot aisle/cold aisle isolation, such as brush guards and grommets for cable access points.

Available in both 1000mm (40 inch) and 1200mm (48 Inch) depths to support deeper networking, server and SAN equipment, Siemon's 600mm VersaPOD features 45U of highly configurable horizontal rack mount spaces. Its standard 19 inch (480mm) mounting rails are depth adjustable in 5mm (0.2 inch) increments to easily accommodate a wide range of equipment types. Each EIA/ECA-310-E, IEC-60297-2, UL 60950 and RoHS-compliant cabinet is constructed using a welded cold-rolled steel frame with an industrial five stage iron - phosphate pre-treatment with textured black powder coat finish, tested to 500 hours salt spray under ASTM-D610-01 and ASTM B117.

For more information on Siemon's V600 cabinet, as well as other Siemon network cabling and connectivity innovations, visit

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Established in 1903, Siemon is an industry leader specializing in the design and manufacture of high quality, high performance IT infrastructure solutions and services for Data Centers, LANs and Intelligent Buildings. Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, with global sales, technical and logistics expertise spanning 100 countries, Siemon offers the most comprehensive suites of copper and optical fiber cabling systems, cabinets, racks, cable management, data center power and cooling systems and Intelligent Infrastructure Management solutions. With more than 400 patents specific to structured cabling, Siemon Labs invests heavily in R&D and the development of Industry Standards, underlining the company's long-standing commitment to its customers and the industry. Through an ongoing commitment to waste and energy reduction, Siemon's environmental sustainability benchmarks are unparalleled in the industry, including 179% global carbon negativity and zero-landfill status
Siemon Interconnect Solutions (SIS) is a Siemon business unit comprised of a team of dedicated technical sales professionals supported by Siemon Labs, mechanical, electrical and signal integrity engineers committed to solving industry and customer driven interconnect challenges. We provide custom network infrastructure solutions to: OEM's, Leading Manufacturers, Value-Added Resellers and System Integrators.
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