Evaluating Physical Attributes of the Data Center Site
Once you are aware of the risk factors facing a potential Data Center site, it is time to assess the physical features of the property by answering the following questions:
Where is the site?
Is it easy to reach?
Does it have existing structures?
If so, how suited are they to housing a server environment?
Specifically, how well does the site support the key design strategies for constructing a productive Data Center?
Remember, you want your Data Center to be robust, modular, flexible, standardized, and to intuitively promote good practices by users.
There's an old saying in real estate that the three most important features about a property are location, location, location. ...