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How Pace Layering Will Benefit Your New Data Center Designs

Published: 14 April 2014

ID: G00262458

Analyst(s): Rakesh Kumar


The pace of change in new data center design, cost and operation requires a new way of conceptualizing the purpose and use of modern data centers. As a result, the principles of pace layering should be used to avoid bad designs and unnecessary costs.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Application to Data Center Designs
  • Traditional Data Center Approach
  • Inadequacies of the Design for Modern Technologies
  • Pace-Layered Data Center Approach

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