Rather than build massive datacenters that take years to fill, Fidelity Investments has developed Centercore, an incremental, standards-based datacenter design.
Incremental Build OutsAlthough the incremental design of Centercore is different than a traditional datacenter build out, many of the tools and best practices of other datacenters are found in Centercore. For instance, in this image you can see accessible overhead IT racks with power monitoring, and traditional data hall hot and cold aisles between the server racks.
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