It is important to ensure proper power capacity and functionality for data center equipment. The growing complexity of every environment, from wiring closets and computer rooms to data centers of all sizes, has increased the need for available power distribution at the rack level. Eliminating power management issues is essential to maintain system availability of blade servers and other high density equipment. APC rack power distribution offerings are tailored to address multiple IT and networking applications that require different power needs. APC basic rack power distribution solutions fit in a variety of deployments. Proactive alarms from metered rack PDUs help protect critical IT components while individual outlet control from switched rack PDUs allows for remotely rebooting equipment and preventing unauthorized use of outlets.