Your server room is a big indicator of the health of your network. Whether you’re working with an internal IT department or an outsourced provider, attention should be paid to the overall organization and structure of your server room. While we outlined some of the biggest hazards in our recent blog “Is your Server Room a Fire Hazard?” there are many other aspects of your server room that you should be paying attention to as well. Here are 7 server room best practices for small and medium-sized businesses that will help identify red flags and keep things organized, clean and hazard-free.
We’ve seen a lot of server room nightmares in our time helping clients organize their technology. In order to avoid fire hazards, overheating equipment, unauthorized access, insurance claim issues, and confusion regarding the state of your network, be sure to follow these server room best practices. This will help your IT provider help you in the most efficient way possible, extend the life of your equipment and make things much easier for you and your business.
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