Rugged rackmount servers have numerous endless usage possibilities in workstations, in terms of versatility, flexibility and durability. They are constructed using heavy steel and were designed primarily for military purposes, owing to their ability of withstanding harsh environments.
The giant computing machines are made to function without failure, in spite of adverse external conditions, like harsh weather patterns and intense vibrations. The macro-computers are powerful and rugged and can handle any kind of extreme conditions, being sufficiently durable to resist contaminants like dirt, oil, water and grease.
Rugged rackmount servers can reach depth of even 28 inches, but those ranging from 14 to 17 inches fit better into highly-portable rack cabinets. In typical fashion, this implies the shorter chassis depth is the greater added drives, added protection and overall system protection the unit gains.
This feature is very important as it affords the entire unit higher performance and durability, which leads to even longer lifespan. The rackmounts ability of getting stacked atop each other renders this unit a special supercomputer that consumes vast amounts of space, but portable enough to fit into space-constrained areas.
The Central Processing Unit (CPU) of rugged rackmount servers serves as its control center. It performs the critical function of determining reliability and stability of the enormous computer, thus enabling the servers meet the broad demands which it is tasked to accomplish. This includes a broad range of energy efficiency and performance requirements pertaining to computer-intensive embedded, storage as well as communications applications.
Front access rackmount servers with I/O functionality offer features like front USB ports for easier access. Such input/output operations provide data or signals received by the system, along with data or signals sent from it. Other I/O ports like mouse and keyboard may be used as input gadget for the computer, whereas printers and monitors are applied as outputs.