“How does the integration of IT and facilities happen successfully in real life?”

 

10 November 2017 | Article by Dave Eastman

Data center operations and management have traditionally been handled by the core facility management team. However, careful integration of the IT personnel into the data center team allows the IT staff to understand the interplay of IT with data center mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) systems. By integrating IT expertise into the data center system, it allows for improved racking and stacking of the IT systems and more effective use of the MEP infrastructure to make efficiency gains and better manage capacities.