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Centercore: A New Flexible Datacenter Approach

Rather than build massive datacenters that take years to fill, Fidelity Investments has developed Centercore, an incremental, standards-based datacenter design.
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Datacenter Legos

The Centercore datacenter is reassembled at the final location in less than two weeks. Here is one section of the datacenter being lifted and fit into place. Note: vents in the floor provide cooling, while wires and cables are stored overhead in racks so they don’t impede airflow from under the floor. When complete, it has the same look, feel and function of a traditional building facility.

 

Greg MacSweeney is editorial director of InformationWeek Financial Services, whose brands include Wall Street & Technology, Bank Systems & Technology, Advanced Trading, and Insurance & Technology. View Full Bio

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IvySchmerken
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2/5/2014 | 2:37:13 PM
re: Centercore: A New Flexible Datacenter Approach
How prevalent is this concept of building a data center "in stages" to other financial services firms or in other industries?
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