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

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Common Problems

It is pretty easy to tell whether your Data Center's cooling infrastructure has been correctly installed or not—cooling is either being provided throughout the room or it is not. More challenging is the fire suppression system, because any significant installation problems aren't likely to be uncovered until it is time for the system to discharge. Here are couple of common mistakes to watch out for during construction of your server environment:

  • Perforated tiles are indiscriminately left open or closed— Despite the importance of floor tiles to cooling a Data Center, little thought is usually given to these tiles after a contractor first installs the raised floor system. Their adjustable plates are simply left in the position ...

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