Many organizations may only perform a Data Center Assessment when the need for one arises. But since technology evolves rapidly, Data Center Assessments should be kept current, and the experts at Engineering PLUS recommend adding regular assessments into your business plan. Frequency is influenced by many factors, so organizational-specific timetables [...]
These are assessments of Data Center operations, primarily focused of finding opportunities for improvement. Optimizations can be as simple as identifying unnecessary redundancies in procedures. Or they may include making improvements in key areas such as energy efficiency, capacity, and reliability. Software, hardware, and automation upgrades may also be added [...]
As an organization grows, additional functionality and demands are placed on the Data Center. With business needs changing over time, growth assessments are able to measure Data Center performance as it pertains to the additional needs brought on by growth. It can also help with developing a road map for [...]
Data Center Health Checks are quick status assessments performed to ensure the data center is functioning properly. These are smaller routine assessments that can help identify and correct issues, potentially preventing them from becoming much larger problems in the future.
Some of the biggest, most common, and mostly costly risks Data Centers face may include, but are not limited to: Systems Failures: Any type of system failure can disrupt business as usual. But some system failures, such as server, power and networking failures can have a substantial impact. With much [...]
Risk assessments, also referred to as vulnerability assessments are a specific type of data center assessment used to identify potential weaknesses or vulnerabilities of a data center which can be utilized to mitigate, plan for, and solve for these risks.
The most common type of Data Center Assessments the experts at Engineering PLUS perform are: Data Center Vulnerability Assessments (Risk Assessments) Health Check Assessments Growth Assessments Optimization Assessments But Data Center Assessments can be performed for a variety of reasons, which are primarily determined by the overall goals of the [...]
Data Center Assessments are evaluations of a Data Center’s components, functionality, vulnerabilities, and other characteristics that provide an organization with a full picture of a Data Center’s capabilities.
Data Center Migration Planning is also often referred to as Data Center Relocation. The planning process is very similar to Data Center Design Planning except it focuses more on moving an operational data center and components to a new operating environment. It is essential that the migration plan focuses on [...]
A Data Center Design Plan is essentially a roadmap that helps companies to consider and prioritize the current and future components they require in a data center. The primary components of a data center design plan include, but are not limited to: Power Demands Cooling Capabilities Rack Density Networking and [...]