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

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Summary

Incorporate features into the Data Center's electrical system that protect servers from unnecessary downtime. Don't share power sources for Data Center devices and non-essential equipment. Avoid single points of failure by employing a standby power system, physically separating key infrastructure, and not sharing circuit breakers. Also design your electrical system so that maintenance can be performed without incurring downtime. For larger server environments, consider installing a building management system to remotely monitor and coordinate Data Center and other building infrastructure.

Determine your Data Center's power requirements by calculating the maximum possible draw of all cabinet locations as well as other infrastructure such ...

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