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Data Center and Infrastructure

Integrated Data Center Infrastructure Optimizes Power, Space and Cooling While Reducing Complexity

Approaches to implementing data center infrastructure

Integrated infrastructure (incorporating power, cooling and physical infrastructure) is a way to increase capacity in the data center while reducing risk and complexity, deferring investment and safeguarding network reliability. Companies are using tightly integrated, aisle-based physicalinfrastructure modules, or PODs, along with non-containerized integrated infrastructure solutions to optimize utilization of power, space and cooling capacity while dramatically reducing the time and complexity of specification, design, validation, procurement and installation.

Traditional options include:

(1) use in-house resources to design and integrate all elements of the infrastructure;

(2) rely on a single vendor; or,

(3) entrust multiple best-of-breed vendors to get it done.

Today, however, there is a better way: an integrated solution of best-of-breed systems from one company. The integrated best-of-breed approach ensures streamlined implementation through a single point
of contact while preserving flexibility and agility. Such a solution also avoids the complex integration effort traditionally required for best-of-breed, speeding deployment and time to value.

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