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All the network and data security in the world won't protect your data center from the very real threat of fire. This research note will help you evaluate fire detection and suppression systems needed to safeguard your critical facility.
Fire protection is a critical and obligatory part of data center design and planning. The data center must be equipped with fire detection and suppression systems to identify and extinguish a fire. Fire protection systems must also abide by local, state and federal laws, codes and standards, but most importantly, they must protect the lives of personnel.
Read this research note to understand the options in data center fire protection and suppression and to prepare the data center in case of a fire.
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