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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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Incremental Build Outs

Although 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.

 

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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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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