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Server rack in a space starved place. Will it blend?

I recently got transferred to a new place that has about 50 users and barely the space for them. Just earlier I was browsing and stumbled upon this gem:

I asked to see the data center. The IT manager told me that the organization used to have a nice room for its servers, but a company executive took the space over for a bigger office. His old office went to the executive’s given assistant.

I asked the IT guy to show me where the servers were. Much to my horror, they had been relocated to the janitor’s closet, which was infernally hot without ventilation.

I think I am in a similar predicament, but now what I have to work with is a corridor, a door wide, partitioned from one exec office. Inside that corridor amongst the stored rubbish, there is one sad network rack with a tower server at the bottom of it. The whole thing is barely functional.

One engineer I brought through a vendor I usually deal with recommended expanding the space by at least one meter  for the placement of a 19" rack mount, but the execs are hesitant and want me to look into other options, and I am not sure I have many.

As I said the partioined corridor currently is almost a door wide and 5 meters  long and  air conditioned by a single unit. The main problem with that setup is accessing the back of the rack.

One option is to have a moving rack that I can push outside, well outside won't suffice either.
Or replace the partition with a glass sliding doors that can be flung open whenever there is a need to.
Or convince the execs to relocate the whole thing which will cost more money and space.

What do you think?
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Natty GregIn Theory (IT)Commented:
relocate the server, b4 they overheat, they can pay to relocate the servers or suffer the consequences of downtime if they overheat and shut down.
Room for one of these in the main office? http://www.apc.com/products/family/?id=468
PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
I think you should "simulate" an outage to prove a point.
ImmbahAuthor Commented:
I got more space. Thank you all for your feedback.
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