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 ...