Data Centers

Standardization and Modularity in Data Center Physical Infrastructure

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Failure to adopt modular standardization as a design strategy for data center physical infrastructure (DCPI) is costly on all fronts: unnecessary expense, avoidable downtime, and lost business opportunity. Standardization and its close relative, modularity, create wide-ranging benefits in DCPI that streamline and simplify every process from initial planning to daily operation, with significant positive effects on all three major components of DCPI business value - availability, agility, and total cost of ownership.