Black Box turned to Thermal Edge in 2011 when other cooling systems failed to protect networking equipment housed in their electrical cabinets. Black Box’s previous cooling system had internal analog controls, which exposed equipment to external contaminates when service personnel opened cabinet doors to make adjustments. They also needed to be installed near a drain to manage condensation. Read this case study to find out how Thermal Edge Air Conditioners helped Black Box.
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