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Data center physical security and fire suppression News
November 01, 2012
Updated: Two data center hosting companies make their home in one building in Manhattan, which flooded Sunday.
August 25, 2011
A bout of natural disasters has data center professionals rechecking their disaster recovery plans.
November 05, 2010
Data centers are no longer required to put the big red kill-switch on exit doors, thanks to a committee that convinced the NFPA to revisit its data center EPO regulation.
February 15, 2010
New initiatives among data centers will weigh whether direct current power is more energy efficient -- and worth the risk – than alternating current power.
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Rather than a big container setup, the micro data center fits a whole compute system onto 23U, with fire and climate protection built in. Continue Reading
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Fire standard changes can add a lot of work and expense to a data center operator's job, but the updates to NFPA 75 and 76 address real safety risks. Continue Reading
Of all the hot trends in IT, changes to data center design and layout run the gamut from small to revolutionary. And some are here to stay. Continue Reading
Maintaining physical data center security when allowing outside contractors into a facility takes caution and common sense. Continue Reading
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Is your hot aisle too hot for OSHA? New data center trends are causing concern. You might need to adapt to adhere to the law. Continue Reading
Is key-swipe entry monitored by anyone? Do your retrofit plans include an economizer? See why many facility trends -- and laws -- are causing concern. Continue Reading
Ensuring that your data center runs safely can be hard work, but upholding maintenance best practices is imperative. Adopt and build upon these rules. Continue Reading
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Data center security can be a contentious issue between IT and the gatekeepers. These ID management options can help create and maintain harmony. Continue Reading
Using tanks filled with inert gas to protect the data center from fires requires proper placement to avoid danger if a rupture occurs. Continue Reading
Plastic curtains in the data center are one method of hot aisle/cold aisle containment to keep equipment cool and save energy costs. Continue Reading