The world of data centers has evolved rapidly over the years. As more companies house servers off-site, picking the right spot for servers has become more important.
Identifying a new location for a data center is not only a critical decision; it can have extreme consequences for all departments. Jennifer Reininger explains why having a process in place for the site-selection team is imperative for success in her piece “Data Center Site Selection” for Mission Critical magazine. She points out that while power, network, geography and economic incentives have historically been a part of the process and will continue to be, there is so much more to consider now.