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