Definition

data center services

Data center services is a collective term for all the supporting components necessary to the proper operation of a data center. This includes all the implementation, maintenance and operation of a data center. As such, data center services can involve hardwaresoftware, processes and personnel.

Data center services are responsible for giving IT organizations data backup and recovery, networking, website hosting, data management and so on.

Because some data centers can be hosted on the cloud, data center infrastructure management (DCIM) can also be used as a service on the cloud.

Examples of data center services

Some examples of data center services include:

This was last updated in November 2020

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