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

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Summary

Document as much about your Data Center as possible to simplify the overall management of the room, space allocation for incoming servers, troubleshooting, and planning for future expansion. Maintain the information both online and in printed form and keep it up to date.

A Data Center floor plan that includes infrastructure locations, a numbering scheme, cabling and electrical paths, weight restrictions, and floor tile configurations, is particularly helpful. So too are as-builts that show the paths and termination details of structural cabling and electrical conduits.

Regularly inventory Data Center servers by name, type, and location to make it easier to find these items in the room. Likewise collect information on what applications ...

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