How to Build a Data Center and Keep the Lights On

8 Apr 2019

The data center building process is extremely complex, requiring careful planning with input from experts in wide-ranging fields.

Data centers have gone from being almost hardly noticed to one of the most important pieces of infrastructure in the global digital economy. They host everything from financial records to Netflix movies. As a result, data centers have become a multibillion-dollar industry, precisely because their role is so important. Designing, building, and supporting data centers requires strategic planning and careful construction in order to keep clients’ mission-critical data secure and available 24/7 — regardless of what it is. 

There are many factors that must be addressed when designing and building a data center. For starters, it’s all about power — finding it and managing it.

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