How do you build out a new data center physical infrastructure?
Under the best of circumstances, building out new data center capacity is complex, expensive, time consuming and fraught with risk. Experts, engineers and consultants are needed for everything from designing the building shell, planning power and cooling systems, to commissioning. These are just the major categories. Think about the expertise needed to manage all the details that cascade from them!
If you are responsible for a small to mid-sized data center you may be faced with doing more of this yourself given the available resources. Increased complexity makes it difficult to find and retain people who possess all the essential skills needed to design and integrate the power, cooling, racks, cabling and other components necessary to complete the build correctly, and on-time. Taking on the coordination of the build-out in addition to normal responsibilities can be overwhelming.
In our last post we announced our partnership with SOLiD in effort to provide enhanced cellular service, both voice and data, as well as carry 2-way radio transmissions and public safety announcements via In-Building DAS Solutions. In order to promote our partnership, we are pleased to announce that both Panduit and SOLiD will be participating in the AFCEA West event in San Diego, CA, February 11 -13, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center.
Co-Sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, West 2014 is the largest event on the west coast for the U.S. government, armed forces, and the contractors that support them. This event gives these individuals the opportunity to engage on multiple levels with both their peers and suppliers, as well as attend technical sessions revolving around emerging technologies and equipment relevant to their industry.