Infrastructure & Operations

Server Room Co-location Site Visit & Evaluation Checklist

Organizations that have determined a shortlist of co-location vendors (likely after the RFP process) should conduct additional due diligence before making the final...

Data Center Facility Requirements Estimations At-a-Glance

When building or refreshing the data center, IT must have a high level understanding of requirements and potential budget. Facility requirements for power, cooling,...

Planning for Data Center Physical Layout and Support Center Space

Planning for the physical layout and design of the data center building space should include more than just the equipment room. For example, areas for loading equipment,...

Active Power CleanSource: Flywheel Technology for Ride-Through UPS

Flywheel technology is emerging in the market as a strong alternative to UPS battery-based ride-through systems in the data center. Active Power presents a leading...

Fire Protection: Only YOU Can Prevent Data Center Fires

The data center must be equipped with fire detection and suppression systems to identify and extinguish fire, abide by local, state and federal laws, codes and standards,...

FirePASS: The Next Revolution in Fire Prevention and Suppression?

FirePASS Corporation has introduced a new concept for fire prevention and suppression in the data center. Using hypoxic air ventilation, the concentration of oxygen is...

Data Center Requirements Planning: Seek Expertise to Ensure Success

IT shops building or refreshing the data center should seek external expertise or face incurring additional costs due to miscalculated power, cooling, and UPS...

Things to Consider When Shopping for a Backup Generator

Buying and installing a backup generator for business continuity is not a fire-and-forget proposition. Choose the right generator for the job, and give it the care it needs.

Data Center Structured Cabling RFP Template

The expertise required to successfully design and implement an enterprise cabling infrastructure is unlikely to be found in-house. Use this fully editable RFP template to...

Service Desk Manager

The Service Desk Manager's role is to oversee all Service Desk staff and ensure that end users are receiving the appropriate assistance. This includes the responsibility...
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