This chapter addresses the environmental requirements for the IBM zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12). It lists the dimensions, weights, power, and cooling requirements needed to plan for the installation of an IBM zEnterprise EC12 and IBM zEnterprise BladeCenter Extension (zBX) Model 003.
There are several options for the physical installation of the server:
•Air or water cooling
•Installation on raised floor or non-raised floor
•I/O and power cables exiting under the raised floor or off the top of the server frames
•Having a high-voltage ...