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

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The Importance of Data Center Maintenance

Because your company has spent a considerable amount of money building a Data Center and populating it with servers and networking devices and that facility is where critical business transactions occur and data is stored, it goes without saying that the room must be treated with care and maintained so that it is clean and orderly. Or at least it should go without saying. While many companies do indeed go to significant lengths to protect and maintain their Data Centers, others are less diligent. More relaxed policies allow food and drink in the server environment, equipment to be unboxed in the Data Center, patch cords to be routed haphazardly, or items to be stored in the room.

In some cases, more lenient ...

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