rooms and branch offices are typically
unorganized, unsecure, hot, unmonitored, and space
constrained. These conditions
or, at the very least, lead to “close calls” that
get management’s attention.
Practical experience with
reveals a short list of
to improve the availability of IT operations within small
rooms and branch offices.
This paper discusses
improvements to power, cooling, racks,
monitoring, and lighting
. The focus of
this paper is on small
rooms and branch offices
with up to 10kW of IT load.
Practical Options for Deploying Small Server Rooms and Micro Data Centers