An annual assessment of the data center can capture the current base line metrics for the facility which can be used as input to the capacity planning and assessment processes.
This annual review of the data center will help organizations to:
- Track physical conditions of the data center and its equipment.
- Identify areas in the data center that may require refresh or upgrade.
- Understand current capacity and plan for future data center needs.
Use this checklist to compare the current state against future requirements to provide IT with the required input to support future business needs.