Data Centers

As the Wind Blows: Shielding the Data Center

Protecting the servers is the core of data center design. . Sophisticated electrical and mechanical infrastructure provides continuous power and cooling to ensure continuous operation. The shell building is expected to protect both the servers and this critical infrastructure from a variety of threats. Recent weather events have shown that the task of avoiding these impacts is becoming more difficult, not less. But one type of risk stands out as a pervasive threat that can be a near-term menace in virtually any location. That threat is wind. And unlike some threats, which may never come to pass, the question regarding a wind event isn’t “if” but “when.”

Read the source article at Data Center Magazine

Categories: Data Centers, Fiber, SCN

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