We have been working on upgrading the systems that support this website as well as building a platform that can grow to support more. So far we have the racks installed, new servers installed, one UPS without batteries that is powering stuff. I've already relocated our current web servers, a new firewall and mail server back there.
Tonight we ran a thick 10ga 4 wire power cable to the room along with a data line so I can reroute the Internet feed directly there. Tomorrow I will be hooking up the power to 240v and installing a sub breaker panel in the room.
YAY for progress! YAY for DIY geeks!
Here are the two 4 post racks that I got for this project.
Here is the stack of new hardware that we are upgrading to.
And here is the old rats nest which has been located in the office. I will not miss the old noisy stuff.