Article - Six Steps to Simulation Success

First Published: Data Centre Management Magazine, May/June 2011

Data centre simulation can provide countless benefits but requires the right approach, says Alexandra Bannerman, Technical Marketing Engineer, Future Facilities Ltd.

"The mission critical facilities of today are complicated entities. It's no longer a case of just plugging in and switching on kit; data centres must be efficient and resilient in operation. Simulation technology is the sure-fire way to test out data centre changes before you carry them out, and give yourself peace of mind. However, as with all tools, simulation needs to be applied properly to yield the best results! The following steps give a basic background of the main considerations that apply to simulation modelling - and perhaps data centre management as a whole...."

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