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Airflow Management in Data Centers Is an Important Focus

Hot aisle containment is a data center cooling strategy. There are two challenges in data centers, one is cooling the space and the other is getting hot air out. By using the hot aisle containment strategy, data center providers can more efficiently address the need for removing the hot air because it is literally contained in specific areas.

Hot aisle and cold aisle is one strategy. And while hot aisle containment is one strategy is not allows used, it does provide a way to get the hot air out without having to use as much cold air in a space. With rows of electronics racks holding computers and some networking gear, the amount of heat that is generated in even the smallest centers is significant. Server rack sizes may vary, but every data storage center has to evaluate the benefits of hot aisle containment if they want to effectively protect their equipment, with the ultimate goal of prov

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Prevent IT Equipment Malfunction With Regular Air Conditioning Maintenance

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Data is central to business and other types of enterprises. As a result, it’s essential to keep this data protected. While many businesses and enterprises may be moving some of their infrastructure to the cloud, others continue to rely on and benefit from the existence of data centers.

Data centers need to be maintained at a specific temperature for IT equipment to function optimally. A recent report showed that more than 65% of IT equipment failures were due to the adverse conditions within server rooms. More specifically, these rooms had inadequate, poorly maintained, and/or failed air conditioning systems.

When considering the importance of air conditioning for data centers, it’s important to note that a single data center has a much greater power density than a large commercial office building o

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