Sizing the data center for current requirements and future growth can be a difficult task. Determining the size of the data center for business needs requires careful estimation followed by expert consultation.
This research note will discuss the following:
- Employee-based sizing for the data center.
- Other factors to consider when sizing the data center.
When building or refreshing the data center, consider the method outlined in this note to estimate the required size of the data center and to build a high level budget for the design phase.