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

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Chapter 6. Creating a Robust Electrical System

This chapter presents the key elements for creating a reliable Data Center electrical system to power your company's critical servers and insulate them against surges, utility power failures, and other potential electrical problems. The chapter provides design strategies for both in-room and standby electrical infrastructure and offers best practices for labeling and monitoring the system, which are important for user safety and to avoid accidental downtime. Finally, the chapter outlines end-to-end testing procedures to ensure that when your standby infrastructure is called upon it performs as intended.

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