Data center design and facilities

The data center design and facilities topic section offers comprehensive resources and expert advice for data center construction companies, architects and data center facility managers. Data center design takes into account continuous power and cooling for IT equipment, site security and energy use. Data center facilities are specialized for a task, and must operate in concert with the IT organization. New trends in data center design and construction include modular and containerized builds, as well as DCIM to track energy use.

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  • plenum

    In buildings, a plenum is a separate space provided for air circulation for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (sometimes referred to as HVAC) and typically provided in the space between the structural ceiling and a drop-down ceiling. Continue Reading

  • Programmable processor technology for next-gen data centers

    The right processing technology can benefit your data center. Learn about advancements in CPU technologies, recent vendor offerings and important market trends. Continue Reading

  • information technology (IT)

    Information technology (IT) is the use of any computers, storage, networking and other physical devices, infrastructure and processes to create, process, store, secure and exchange all forms of electronic data. Continue Reading

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