Part of the Hardware glossary:

Rack-mounted describes a unit of electronic equipment that is housed in a metal framework called an equipment rack. Usually, an equipment rack contains multiple "bays," each designed to hold a unit of equipment such as a computer server . Typically, the equipment unit is mounted (inserted into a bay in the rack) and secured in place with screws.

This was last updated in September 2005
Contributor(s): Cynthia Wang
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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