Whether the organization is building a new server room or refreshing its existing facility, estimating standby power requirements is important to ensure associated costs and the required devices are captured in the budgeting process. This research note provides best practices for:
- Understanding server room standby power supply options and requirements.
- Determining the organization's risk tolerance in the server room.
- Estimating future server room standby power supply requirements.
- Estimating the size and choosing the type of standby required in the server room.
Follow Info-Tech's standby power requirements method to collect necessary information and estimate the server room's standby power requirements.