Cisco R Series Racks

Cisco R Series Racks Data Sheet

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Product Overview

Cisco® R Series Racks are an ideal solution for mission-critical environments that require the highest levels of reliability, structural integrity, and security. The series’ modern design delivers exceptional power, cooling, and cable management features as well as the strength and stability required in today’s rack enclosures, offering peace of mind for the most important infrastructure elements. The Cisco R Series Racks are certified for use with the Cisco Unified Computing System and selected Nexus products, allowing Cisco to offer a complete infrastructure solution, including computing, networking, rack, power, and services (Figure 1).

Figure 1. Cisco R42610 Rack

Features and Benefits

Table 1. Features and Benefits



Tested with Cisco UCS

Industry standard, EIA-310-D racks have been optimized for Cisco UCS
Cisco R42610 Standard & Expansion racks are ideal for single-rack and multiple-rack UCS installations at customer sites
Cisco R42610 Dynamic racks & supplemental UCS integration hardware from Avnet are required for shipping pre-racked UCS

Front & rear doors

80% perforation on front and rear doors maximizes air flow
Locks included for added security
Toolless door removal for convenient servicing
Split rear doors minimize clearance required at rear of rack
Adjustable front door can swing from right to left or left to right

Split side panels

Lightweight, 2-piece side panels are easy to install and remove
Locks provide extra security

Top panel

Ventilated top panel with optional cutouts for large cables

PDU mounting

Sidewall spaces and PDU trays allow quick installation of 0RU and 1RU PDUs
Integrated PDU trays enable toolless mounting for optional 0RU Cisco RP Series PDUs


Front and side stabilizer brackets included with rack
Joining kit option connects adjacent Expansion racks within a row
Casters permit greater mobility
Removable rear cable access bar speeds cable routing
RU markings on rack rails simplify equipment installation
UL 60950.1 and CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03 compliant, RoHS compliant

Platform Support and Compatibility

A list of Cisco products that have been tested with Cisco R Series Racks is maintained on an internal Cisco website. Please contact your Cisco representative to access the latest information.

Product Specifications

Table 2 lists the specifications for Cisco R Series Racks.

Table 2. Product Specifications

Cisco R42610 Rack



Dimensions (H x W x D)

78.74 x 24 x 43.38 in. (/2000 x 610 x 1102 mm)

78.74 x 23.58 x 43.38 in. (/2000 x 599 x 1102 mm)

Dimensions (H x W x D) with packaging

89 x 33 x 47 in. (/2261 x 838 x 1194 mm)

89 x 33 x 47 in. (/2261 x 838 x 1194 mm)

Weight with packaging

354 lb (/161 kg)

284 lb (/129 kg)

Side panels included



Equipment mounting capacity



Static load capacity

2100 lb (/954 kg)

2100 lb (/954 kg)

Dynamic load capacity

Not applicable

Not applicable

Warranty Information

Find warranty information on at the Product Warranties page.

Ordering Information

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