How to build a data centre fire protection plan

Tips for data centre fire planning

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Fire control

This seven tips to data centre fire planning article from Computer Weekly’s sister site Searchdatacenter.com offers a complete fire protection strategy.

When putting your plan together there are a number of points you need to address and this article helps identify areas that you may not have considered previously.

For example, smoke detection, fire suppression, your companies overall fire protection strategies and how it fits into your data centre plan.

One major item to cover is educating your staff on yoru fire strategy. If your staff are well aware of what to do in the event of a fire in the data centre then it won’t create panic if it ever happens.

The installer of your fire protection systems will often provide training for free, so make sure you ask and schedule regular training with your staff afterwards.

You can read the full article here.

This slide show provides tips and advice on how to prevent and protect against fire in the data centre.

On the next slide learn about dry-pre action fire suppression in fire planning.

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