An increasingly important part of managing the data center is understanding the demands of the physical environment. These resources address all the issues from selecting the most power efficient servers to finding power supplies that protect your data center in the event of a disaster to securing the equipment within.
General physical environment
Saving servers from fire--it's a gas!
SearchDataCenter.com | 9 May 2006
ARTICLE - Don't let a water-only fire suppression system in your data center leave you all wet. Experts say a combined approach of sprinklers and gas is needed to keep your servers safe.
Learning Guide: How to design a server room
SearchWinSystems.com | 07 Nov 2005
ARTICLE - Location, location, location. That's one key element to consider when designing a server room. We've broken down this project into eight core elements in a Learning Guide.
New cooling technologies could cut energy costs
Submitted By: SearchDataCenter.com | 02 Nov 2005
TIP - Energy costs and demands for power are skyrocketing in the data center. But there are new technologies and design strategies that could help you cut down the price of your juice.
Heat relief for data centers using blades
Submitted By: SearchDataCenter.com | 19 Oct 2005
TIP - As data center managers stew over the heat problem created by blade servers, vendors are pitching new technologies that will make heating issues a thing of the past.
Assuring your third-party data center is secure
Submitted By: SearchDataCenter.com | 29 Sep 2005
TIP - The costs are generally lower and the bandwidth abundant, but are third party data centers secure enough to protect your data?