Rather than build massive datacenters that take years to fill, Fidelity Investments has developed Centercore, an incremental, standards-based datacenter design.
Datacenter Best PracticesThe Centercore specifications include spacious and secure circulation/support areas. There are minimal columns in the IT space so it can be configured in a variety of ways to accommodate all types of IT kits. Having a raised floor is optional. There are no real limitations on ceiling heights. The position of the equipment is flexible as well.
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