Data center infrastructure refers to the physical components that comprise a data center.
Data center infrastructure includes:
- Server racks
- Networking equipment such as routers and switches
- Storage equipment
- Power infrastructure (rack PDUs, remote power panels, floor PDUs, branch circuits, UPSs, busways, etc.)
- Environment sensors (temperature, humidity, water, smoke, airflow, air pressure, contact closure, etc.)
- Structured, patch, and power distribution cabling
- Cooling equipment such as CRACs
- Doors and door locks
How to Manage Data Center Infrastructure
Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software is commonly used by data center managers to maintain uptime, increase the efficiency of capacity utilization, and improve the productivity of people. DCIM software provides data center managers with the ability to identify, locate, visualize, and manage all physical data center assets, quickly provision new equipment, and confidently plan for future growth. It also helps control energy costs, improve data center design, and increase operational efficiency.
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