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

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Summary

Your Data Center is a critical environment containing millions of dollars worth of infrastructure and computer hardware, and should be properly maintained. Allowing the server environment to become dirty and disorganized reduces its productivity.

Have the users and support staff of your Data Center regularly pick up the room as a group.

Hire a professional cleaning company for removing dirt and dust and performing various environmental tests. Choose an experienced company that is insured and bonded. The vendor's employees must be familiar with working in and cleaning a Data Center.

All equipment and materials used to clean your Data Center are to be gentle—nonacidic, nonstatic generating, and nonlinting as appropriate.

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