Just curious if ITKE users have a set of criteria for what you'd want before switching over critical services to a cloud provider? As a recent article noted, IBM's Lotus iNotes and Cisco's WebEx Mail are going cloud, and Google's dropping rates in response. What are you moving over, and does data's...
What is the recommended Temperature and Humidity range for data center?
Need information, documents, articles for Data Center designing and infrastructure, Best practice, etc.
Concerning the physical network design in Data Centers which have quite a mix of high density blade centers, small 1-U servers, storage, mainframe, etc., I'd like to hear what standards are being followed. Are you using fiber fed switches to each rack, patch panels in each rack, cat5 or cat6 e,...
We have a T2 data center and are attempting to “go green” and lower the energy usage in the DC. Our goal is to reach a T3 or even a T4. What would be the first steps you would suggest to take to save the most energy as soon as possible? Cover all holes in the floor? Blanking plates?
Planing for moving the data center to a new location and moving some of them as is and build new ones. So I need a document which covers every thing in terms of planning design implement and cut over.
We are building out a site where the suites or modules are by Megawatt not square feet. We need to be flexible in the size of each suite and want to know what the data center industry considers, from a physical security standpoint, an adequate wall system. We prefabricate wall systems at the same...
Would like to learn all what is related to data center planning, management, design, operations, etc. What kind of documents, book, career path should I follow if I'd like to be in this kind of business. Thanks in advance.
I’m preparing for a data center move. What are the pitfalls I need to avoid and what current technologies would be best for a new data center?
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?
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
How do I pipe size for FM 200 as per standard BS/NFPA?
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.
how to calculate gas fm-200 with room 10x8x3 meter? what the apparatus needed to design with this room?
In the wake of floods warning i would specify the locating your DC on the first floors would be dangerous as " first hit ".
Can split air conditioner be installed in data center. What humidity levels are tolerable?
Is anyone knowledgable on the FDA regulatory requirements for data centers?
Hi, Can anyone please provide the checklist for labeling the cables in the data center. Please help me out.
We have two T1 connections coming into two cisco routers. The lines are from different providers. Can we make them into a bonded t1 for our data center? What equipment will we need and what configuration?
Our global company is interested in outsourcing the disaster recovery for our manufacturing facilities. For example, if there is a fire at a plant, we need a point person who is the expert at getting general contractor to get crews in to clean up debris, hire electricians to repair electrical,...