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Build the Best Data Center Facility for Your Business by Douglas Alger

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Prioritizing Needs for the Data Center Site

As you review potential Data Center sites, you'll find that there are no perfect properties, that is, parcels with zero risk factors, all of the physical features you want, and the specific types and amounts of infrastructure you are looking for. Many properties are completely inappropriate for housing a Data Center, while even the most suitable are a mixed bag. Perhaps a site is in a seismically stable area and well away from sources of pollution, electromagnetic interference, and vibration, but is vulnerable to hurricanes or tornadoes. Maybe a property has an existing building that's easily accessible and possesses adequate electrical capacity and incoming data connectivity, but has no loading dock. ...

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