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

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Paradigm Shifts

It is also possible that your Data Center has ample physical room and infrastructure available and yet still begins having problems hosting incoming equipment. This occurs when servers, networking devices, or other machines arrive that the server environment wasn't designed to accommodate.

Maybe server manufacturers alter their designs, making machines that need more physical space or electrical power. Perhaps your company decides to pursue a different business goal, requiring equipment that your Data Center never had to host in years past. It could also be that technology changes, requiring new cabling media to accommodate it. Whatever the cause, this can be the hardest of shortcomings to deal with in a server environment, because ...

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