Thermal management is often considered a low data center priority; it is a function often ignored unless problems arise. However, an efficient and effective thermal management strategy has become an important aspect of data center management.
There’s a realization the method of cooling the equipment inside the data hall is a critical piece in data center design. What’s changed is that data center facilities managers are under more pressure to cut costs and improve equipment reliability while concurrently supporting growing IT demand.
In order to meet those challenges, data centers are now being designed to grow with the needs of the overall business. The cooling system is one crucial component of the data center, which is being designed to scale as needed.