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

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The Need For Organization

Part I of this book concentrates on strategies for designing a reliable, easy-to-understand Data Center. As important as those principles are, they are only half of what goes in to creating a server environment that is as productive as possible for your business. The second element is effective management of the room. A Data Center that is thoughtfully designed and strategically managed takes less time to supervise because

  • The room's layout and infrastructure are easy to understand and work with

  • Less accidental downtime occurs due to mechanical failure or human error

  • Costs are avoided because fewer alterations to its cabling or electrical infrastructure are needed

  • More equipment can be accommodated because floor and cabinet ...

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