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whcdavid 03-27-2005 11:37 PM

Datacenter Check List
 
I want to do brain storming with you guys to get check list for datacenter. Please share your ideas.

Thank You
David.K

kelly 03-28-2005 06:43 AM

Here is some of my suggestion.

Offer UPS/Backup Power/Generator
Remote Management
Bandwidth providers
Quality support
Toll Free or phone support

Of course price has to be affordable.

mdf 03-29-2005 07:11 AM

Cooling (N+1)
Access policy (incl. security checks when entering the datacenter)
How does the suites/cages look like; are they clean
How many carriers are available in the building

zhuhair 04-06-2005 08:58 AM

Physical security
Fire detection and suppression systems
Pest control system
Dust control system
Water detection and leakage precautions
Cooling and air distribution
Layout of racks
Layout of air delivery and return vents
Airflow in the rack (Use of blanking panels)
Sub-floor pressure
Cable cutouts
Multiple utility feeds, UPS, Backup generator..
Grounding and bonding, Input power quality
Telecom/Data communication

Best Regards,
Zhuhair.

SiteSouth 04-07-2005 05:27 AM

number of building access points for carriers.
cost of cross connects.
cost of phone/land line.
crash cart or bring your own gear.
internet access for your lap top or do you have to go through your own switch.
will they accept server shipments for you.
are you required to carry insurance for the data center.

whcdavid 01-06-2012 02:55 PM

Actually we have created a tools sections and it covers all the check lists.

http://www.datacentertalk.com/catego...-center-tools/

spidertech 02-03-2012 07:53 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by zhuhair (Post 4273)
Physical security
Fire detection and suppression systems
Pest control system
Dust control system
Water detection and leakage precautions
Cooling and air distribution
Layout of racks
Layout of air delivery and return vents
Airflow in the rack (Use of blanking panels)
Sub-floor pressure
Cable cutouts
Multiple utility feeds, UPS, Backup generator..
Grounding and bonding, Input power quality
Telecom/Data communication

Best Regards,
Zhuhair.

Pest control system? I hadn't thought of that. I suppose that can be very important if you don't want to have little rodents chewing up your cables.

host 02-14-2012 05:58 PM

cost of phone/land line.
Layout of racks
Bandwidth providers
Quality support


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