According to a global market survey, data center construction is expected to grow at a rate of 21% through 2018. Though an increasing number of business functions are going digital, this fact, along with the increasing complexity of data center needs and operations, is pushing more businesses to utilize co-location facilities over internal data centers. With such vital functions and equipment, maintaining an organized data center with proper security and storage should be a paramount concern.
Wire Cages for An Organized Data Center
Most data centers utilize wire cages and partitions to segregate servers and equipment. Partitions allow you to create cages of varying sizes and shapes with the flexibility to reconfigure or relocate them in the future. The wire construction also allows free air flow, which keeps equipment from overheating, reduces air conditioning costs, and allows integration with fire suppression systems.
Planning for Future Growth
Having an organized data center not only benefits you in the present, but allows your business to plan for scalability and growth into the future as your needs inevitably change. Wire partitions allow you to reconfigure or add to your layout at any point in time. If you need to add additional servers or equipment, an organized system keeps you from spending extra time trying to figure out where everything needs to go.
An organized data center goes a long way towards productivity gains, as this allows users to quickly find and access what they need. A logically organized, cleaned, and maintained area makes maintenance and inspections quick, easy, and thorough. Instead of wasting time finding which cable goes to which piece of equipment, you can spend more time on the things that matter—like the optimization of your data center as a whole.
Security & Peace of Mind
Wire partitions provide more than just organization. They also help keep your data center and your important equipment secure. While cyber hacks are a huge concern for businesses, physical theft and tampering is still an issue as well. We can design the partitions with almost any type of lock, from basic key locks to digital card and biometric fingerprint readers. There’s no need to sacrifice organization for better security when you use wire partitions for your data center segregation.
We Can Help
Want organize your data center, or improve on what you already have? Southwest Solutions Group® would be happy to help you identify and meet your needs for your data center. Once we’ve identified your needs, we’ll provide a complete and scalable solution that allows you to grow well into the future.
For more information or to speak with one of our trained specialists, call us at 1-800-803-1083 or send us a message today.