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12 Jan 2017

Is your Data Center or Telecom Closet Performing a Rain Dance?

backup, business continuity, colocation, computer room, computer room fire protection, disaster recovery

Is your Data Center or Telecom Closet Performing a Rain Dance?

A friend’s Broadcast Operations Center got taken down because they had a water main break that flooded their supporting server room. Water can take unexpected paths in a building, and can travel along cables and trays so it’s important to fire-stop portals into IT rooms. However, a water main break can overwhelm a large area more...