What to look for in a server rack?

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http://serverfault.com – I'm looking to purchase a rack/enclosure for some servers. As this is my first time shopping for this type of equipment, I need to know what to look for. I'll share some back story in case anyone finds it helpful, but really generic answers for anyone who is shopping for rack equipment is helpful. Where I'm at we used to have mainly tower servers... even a number of glorified desktops that lived in our server room. We do have a couple two-poster racks for switches, but everything sits in a wooden bench made of 2x4's and plywood that's been here much longer than I have. Over the last three ye (HowTos)