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

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Fire Suppression

A Data Center is just as vulnerable to fire as any other conventional office building space. Computer hardware can potentially short circuit, for example, or flames might start in another part of the building and then spread to the server environment. Whatever the cause, protect Data Center users and your company's servers by installing a comprehensive fire suppression system.

Suppression Materials

Materials used to extinguish a fire in a Data Center must be capable of more than simply putting out flames. First, because it is possible that people might be in the server environment when the suppressant is released, they must not be toxic or otherwise harmful. Second, due to the critical nature of what is placed within a Data Center, ...

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