Data center availability has become an essential precondition to competitiveness and profitability. Yet despite their best efforts to achieve five nines availability, businesses remain vulnerable to a variety of threats. Chief among them are issues affecting electrical power systems.
This paper explains how organizations can significantly mitigate their exposure to power-related down-time by adopting proven changes to their business processes and electrical power system management practices. The author discusses 10 underutilized best practices for building and maintaining a highly available data center.