Whether you are installing a large or small server having a dedicated server room should be part of your project. To build this room you will need more than just servers and space. The room should have disks, backup disks, blades, and even a console incase the administrator would like to work on it onsite. Read this eBook chapter to learn about equipment, environmental factors, planning for growth, and security.
Other topics included in this chapter include:
Technology evolution and standards
A server room planning checklist
A list of other resources to help you plan your server room.
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