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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I install and commission my own Zella DC unit?

Yes, depending on the model. You may need a qualified electrician to connect to mains power. The cooling systems can be installed by any local qualified contractor. No specialist Zella DC personnel is required.

Can Zella DC units go into busy office environments?

Yes. The Zella DC has been designed with busy office environments in mind where people can work in very close proximity to the IT infrastructure.

Can Zella DC units go into harsh environments with dust and contaminates?

Yes. The same features that make the Zella DC very quiet in office environments also protect your IT infrastructure in dusty/dirty environments.

Do I still need a dedicated server room?

No. The Zella DC eliminates the need for dedicated server rooms. The Zella DC can be placed anywhere on your premises such as hallways, meeting rooms, cafeterias, board rooms, and reception areas.

Do I need to relocate my roof water sprinklers?

No. Your Zellabox has ingress protection from water.

What type of IT equipment can be housed within the MDC?

Any rack-mounted 19-inch equipment. Servers, switches & networking equipment.

How long does it take to install?

Depending on the complexity of the environment but they can be installed within 1-2 hours.

Does the Zella DC require an external condenser?

In most cases, an external condenser is required, which can be installed anywhere within 30m of the Zella DC. Buildings which have access to chilled water eliminate the need for an external condenser.

Can I modulate my Zella DC's to create a scalable data center?

Yes. The Zella DC’s have been designed to modulate on-site with a provided modulation kit. As your infrastructure requirement grows, additional Zella DC units can be added.