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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 excerpt from chapter 2 deals with contracting for maintenance for both hardware and software purposes in the initial negotiation. ... More >>
The purpose of this paper is to analyze IaaS protection options from the viewpoint of security functionality and the architecture that governs their deployment. ... More >>
This chapter excerpt describes how to green your data center(s) and servers: choosing green suppliers, planning buildings and power supplies, and understanding why you should start now. ... More >>