Recommended Electrical System Features

Above all else, your Data Center electrical system must be dependable—capable of keeping your servers and networking devices running no matter what external conditions might be. It's easy to assume that this dependability comes entirely from the capacity of your Data Center's electrical infrastructure—the greater its source of power, both primary and backup, the more reliable the server environment.

This is true only to a point. The largest power source in the world does a Data Center little good if its electrical system isn't carefully thought out. As you design your Data Center's electrical infrastructure, include the following system features to avert unnecessary downtime.

Isolated Power

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