Sizing the Data Center
Nothing has a greater influence on a Data Center's cost, lifespan, and flexibility than its size—even the Data Center's capability to impress clients. Determining the size of your particular Data Center is a challenging and essential task that must be done correctly if the room is to be productive and cost-effective for your business. Determining size is challenging because several variables contribute to how large or small your server environment must be, including:
How many people the Data Center supports
The number and types of servers and other equipment the Data Center hosts
The size that non-server areas should be depending upon how the room's infrastructure is deployed
Determining Data Center size is essential because ...