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Choosing an optimal data center site

This chapter explains how to choose an appropriate location for your data center, from the hazards you should avoid to the physical attributes you want.

All data centers are unique, but they all share the same mission: to protect your company's valuable information. Build the Best Data Center Facility for Your Business by Douglas Alger provides a comprehensive guide to designing and operating reliable server environments.

In this chapter: The author explains how to choose an appropriate location for your data center, from the hazards you should avoid to the physical attributes you want. He spells out the risks that can jeopardize a data center site and shows you how to safeguard your server environment against them.

Read about Choosing an optimal data center site in this PDF.

Excerpted from Build the Best Data Center Facility for Your Business by Douglas Alger (ISBN: 1587051826).

Copyright © 2006 Cisco Press. All rights reserved.

This was last published in August 2006

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