• minimum height recommended for data center?

    Hello All, Could any one tell me what is the minimum height required for the raised floor? we are using DX (down flow) CCU's.

    Rajutp5 pointsBadges:
  • Are you using a strut grid overhead in your data center?

    I am currently trying to design a strut grid that will integrate with the ceiling tiles and want some feedback.

    Dave11265 pointsBadges:
  • Isolate the hot rows or the cold rows in a data center?

    Our budget is limited as well as our ability to reconfigure our current FM200 system. If we had to choose, would the bigger gain be from isolating the hot rows or the cold rows? We have cooling coming up from the floor and over head vents for the heat.

  • Should the data center have a full glass wall on the front side? TIA 942 standards, heating and cooling

    We are building a Datacenter in a new building, it will be located within the offices of various department. It will be on TIA 942 Standards, the only question which arises is that should the Data center have Full Glass wall on the Front Side? Keeping in mind that the Hot Isle is facing the Glass...

  • Two-row data center cooling: 2 cold aisles & one hot, or 2 hot aisles and one cold?

    If I can form only two rows in a data center, which approach is more beneficial? Is it one central hot aisle with two cold aisles or one central cold aisle with two hot aisle? what are your reasons for your selection?

  • Data center security concerns — public access trails around a data storage center

    Our very rural area may become home to a fairly large data storage center.  The location chosen by the center owner/operator would be on approximately 50 acres in a publicly owned commerce center.  The entire commerce center is surrounded by a buffer area of mixed woods and meadows.  A local...

  • Modular vs traditional UPS design

    We are planning to build a 3500 sq foot data center. One of the options we're looking at is building out the data center in 3 stages, using APC modular UPS and Liebert modular cooling (in addition to the usual CRAC). We're not concerned about the modular cooling, as we know we'll need to due the...

    Almcleod5 pointsBadges:
  • Data Center Standards

    We are establishing a new Data Center, is there any standard for Data Center? If so where can I get any sample documentation for establishing a new Data Center.

    Yasir Irfan5,535 pointsBadges:
  • Green data center: Advice on topology; resources

    We are embarking on a 3 year project to modernize one of our data centers in New Jersey.  Does anyone have any idea where I can get information or recommend any books about the optimal design / layout for the facility – especially to comply with some of the green initiatives we have internally?

    ITKE346,195 pointsBadges:
  • new data centers

    where can I find large data centers with heavy power?

    Brspiral5 pointsBadges:
  • Data center power design

    Our Data center has a 10,000A (6.5 MVA @220/380V, 60 Hz) rated capacity parallelling switchgear to supply critical load. However, the demand load is calculated @ 7.8 MVA. Our Electrical Consultant recommended a 4-2000KVA capacity prime generator, single paralleling digital switchgear(PSG). My...

  • Data center fire supression system comparison

    I want to ask about the difference between FM200 & NAF S125, and which one is better.

  • Data Center Builds

    Does anyone have any ideas on how to get involved with build outs for data centers from a telecom perspective. My company is looking for opportunities to build out our network but I need to be able to present them with the scenario. I realize this might sound like a "sales" message or "Promotional"...

    Lejoneric0 pointsBadges:
  • Datacenter Project

    Dear all, Has anyone used templates for a Datacenter Creation Project ( I am looking specifically the cost estimation for new Datacenter Project) ?

    Shkfaiz25 pointsBadges:
  • Free Chapter – The Gathering Storm: Get your head into the clouds

    Another free chapter download is available on the IT Bookworm Blog. Written by: Peter Fingar Book: Dot Cloud: The 21st Century Business Platform Overview: “In Dot.Cloud: The 21st Century Business Platform, business strategy expert and former CIO Peter Fingar explains the main ideas of Cloud...

    BrentSheets6,925 pointsBadges:
  • NFPA 80 Tolerances

    NFPA 80 requires a maximum 1/8 inch clearance between the door and frame on the hinge, head and strike side of a 90 minute fire door. This is a difficult, if not at times impossible, task when the hollow metal fabrication standards and the wood door fabricating standards allow 1/8 inch tolerances....

    Sept5 pointsBadges:
  • Building a Data Center from the ground up

    In working with Construction PMs, what can an IT PM bring to the table for a project to build a data center from the ground up?

    Cybrown10 pointsBadges:
  • KN/SqM

    What is KN/SqM ?

    7890125 pointsBadges:
  • MS Project of Data Center Build/Move

    Does anyone have a suggestion or an example of building a data center or NOC in MS Project? - Larry

    LShack10725 pointsBadges:
  • FM-200 sub floor or above floor in the data center

    We are planning on installing a fire suppression system in our data center and was curious if anyone has had experiences using FM-200 in the sub floor and above floor. Thanks

    ITKE346,195 pointsBadges:

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