Many IT organizations face a data center build but fail to recognize the design and engineering complexities.
Data Center facilities require industrial design and engineering
– Data centers are getting bigger and more complex.
– Despite the availability of consolidation technologies, organizations Info-Tech surveyed were two times more likely to increase the size of their data center than decrease it.
– Internal expertise is most often lacking to undertake the build.
– Data center facilities require specific industrial design and engineering requirements to meet the needs for fire-protection, power provisioning, stand-by power, cooling, physical security, and layout.