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The physical design of your data center and support hub can be as important as the wiring and energy consumption schematics. This research note gives you a solid overview of issues involved in the physical design of your new center.
Planning for the physical layout and design of the data center building space should include more than just the equipment room. For example, areas for loading equipment, storage and support personnel should be included in building space allocations to ensure that all space requirements of the data center are included in a high-level budget.
This checklist will help make sure you ask the important questions that will affect your colocation services and your eventual purchase decisions. ... More >>
The guidelines in this document include requirements on servers to mitigate the execution of malicious or corrupt BIOS code. ... More >>
This excerpt from chapter 2 deals with contracting for maintenance for both hardware and software purposes in the initial negotiation. ... More >>