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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  • data center

    A data center (or datacenter) is a facility composed of networked computers and storage that businesses and other organizations use to organize, process, store and disseminate large amounts of data. Continue Reading

  • parallel processing

    Parallel processing is a method in computing of running two or more processors (CPUs) to handle separate parts of an overall task. Continue Reading

  • A quick guide to data center commissioning

    Service provider selection, design documentation and thorough testing are all necessary for commissioning. Learn the process's nuances to get your facilities online. Continue Reading

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