This paper examines that a data centre design must meet specific requirements including; site selection, space, available power, air conditioning, load, environmental quality, and risk evaluation, but also the requirements of the electrical power supply system. It is also discusses how necessary it is to consider the cost of service downtime.
This white paper, sponsored by EMC, is an update of IDC's inaugural forecast of the digital universe published in March 2007. In this year's update we discuss the implications for business, government, and society.
IT teams have to evolve their data center facilities management strategies. The same old data center metrics won't cut the mustard anymore. Access this e-guide to learn about the new metrics to optimize your data center efficiency.
Many technology leaders understand the need for data center renovation and development – but going from understanding to implementation raises a lot of “how to” questions. As the leader in data center cost-effective and energy efficient approaches, IBM has the “go to” answers for “how to” questions. Read this white paper to learn more.
As energy costs rise, so does the demand to reduce data center costs. In this white paper, you'll learn about IBM® Project Big Green's five-step approach to increasing your data center's energy efficiency.
Today’s data center manager must maintain or improve availability in increasingly dense computing environments while reducing costs and increasing efficiency. Discover four distinct opportunities throughout the lifecycle of the data center to achieve efficiencies, boost availability and prepare for the future.
This e-guide breaks down everything you need to know about optimizing your data center's power designs, the challenges you need to overcome, and preventing the outages that will rattle your organization to its core.