Practical Options for Small Server Rooms and Micro Data Centers

Published on
12/12/2019 12:48 PM

Small server rooms and branch offices are typically unorganized, unsecure, hot, unmonitored, and space constrained. These conditions can lead to system downtime or, at the very least, lead to “close calls” that get management’s attention. Practical experience with these problems reveals a short list of effective methods to improve the availability of IT operations within small server rooms and branch offices. This paper discusses making realistic  improvements to power, cooling, racks, physical security, monitoring, and lighting.