Preventive Maintenance Strategy for Data Centers

Preventive Maintenance Strategy for Data Centers


In the broadening data center cost-saving and energy efficiency discussion, data center physical infrastructure preventive maintenance (PM) is sometimes neglected as an important tool for controlling TCO and downtime. PM is performed specifically to prevent faults from occurring. IT and facilities managers can improve systems uptime through a better understanding of PM best practices.

This white paper describes the types of PM services that can help safeguard the uptime of data centers and IT equipment rooms. Various PM methodologies and approaches are discussed. Recommended practices are suggested.


Thierry Bayle Vice President of Service Operations, APC-MGE Thierry Bayle is Vice President of Service Operations at APC-MGE’s Service & Project line of business. He holds a postgraduate degree in Electronics and Automation from The University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France. He has over 7 years of experience with Schneider Electric working in both service and power distribution environments.
Schneider Electric
04 Feb 2008
03 Feb 2009
16 Page(s)
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