“Consent upon a sure foundation.”
—Lord Bardolph in Henry IV, Part II by William Shakespeare
The purpose of a raised floor is to channel cold air from the HVAC units and direct it up where it's needed to cool equipment, act as an out-of-the-way area to route network and power cables, and act as a framework for equipment grounding. It also provides a sure foundation for data center equipment.
This chapter contains the following sections: