The Vertiv Geist Switched Rack PDU VP8965 is a 30A, 120 0U vertical rack power distribution unit (PDU) with input power monitoring and outlet level switching. The VP8965 has 24 NEMA 5-20R receptacles and a NEMA L5-30P plug providing 2.8kW of power capacity. This Switched rPDU allows you to turn off receptacles to avoid accidental overloads and power cycle equipment remotely to reboot unresponsive critical IT equipment. The hot-swappable Interchangeable Monitoring Device (IMD) displays current on the local LED display. It also supports Visible Light Communication (VLC) technology so you can view complete power usage data from a mobile device with the Vertiv rPDU Scanner application. The IMD includes ports for serial communication, environmental monitoring, and dual ethernet ports. Simplify management of multiple PDUs with fault-tolerant daisy chaining or IP aggregation capabilities. This Intelligent rack PDU is also equipped with Vertiv-patented U-Lock receptacles to avoid accidental dislodging of power cords. All Vertiv Geist Switched PDUs are UL-Listed, meeting an important requirement for data centers, and each unit undergoes individual testing for functionality to ensure your network is powered by a reliable power distribution unit.