Data Center Power and Cooling Requirements Calculator

Including both current and future facility requirements helps to align costs and capacity with enterprise needs. Calculate power, cooling, and standby power requirements...

Storyboard: Build a Data Center

Many IT departments lack internal expertise to undertake a data center build project as facilities require specific industrial design and engineering requirements to meet...

Data Center Build Project Charter Template

A data center build project charter is essential to the planning phase of the project. It lays out important information such as the project's description, potential...

Data Center Contract Management Policy

In complex, multi-vendor data center environments, a contract management policy is an essential control tool used to minimize the risk and maximize the benefits of vendor...

Data Center Building Site Selection Checklist

One of the most important phases a new data center build is selecting the building site. Whether it is an existing building or a new construction site, IT must exercise...

Communicate the Value of Desktop Virtualization to the CXO

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) can be an effective solution for managing end client assets and the client experience. Just like any other solution, VDI must also...

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...
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