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By Douglas Alger

This present day, information facilities are the thrashing hearts of the corporations they serve. facts facilities technique billions of net transactions on a daily basis. It's for this reason serious for firms and IT companies to appreciate the cutting-edge in facts middle layout. slim points - resembling cooling, wiring, or energy utilization - are frequently the topic of technical files. yet it's infrequent to discover a holistic view of the way an exceptional facts middle used to be designed - beforehand. In The paintings of the knowledge Center, Cisco's Douglas Alger takes you behind the curtain at eighteen of the world's such a lot cutting edge info facilities. via interviews with their designers, Alger finds why key judgements have been made, and indicates how building and different demanding situations have been conquer. He is going backstage with pioneering businesses like Cisco, eBay, fb, and Yahoo! proposing layout classes that may be utilized in extensively diversified environments.

Readers will come upon remarkable info facilities like those:
• a knowledge heart outfitted right into a Nineteen Twenties chapel

• a knowledge heart in-built an underground army bunker, with synthetic sunlight, artifical waterfalls, and submarine engines supplying standby strength

• an information center inspired by a chook coop

• The world's first all sunlight facts middle

facts middle pros at once taken with making plans, layout, or operations will locate this ebook remarkably precious - and a much wider viewers of IT executives and practitioners will locate it completely interesting.

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