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FM, IT and Data Centres
Are Facilities and IT data centre managers implacable enemies, or is it just a need for different priorities and emphases on work that seem to get in the way? Often, Quocirca finds that an organisation has one team – facilities management (FM) – looking after the physical facility of the data centre, with another – information technology (IT) – looking after the servers, storage and network equipment, along with the software running within it. This can lead to problems where priorities clash, or where a lack of common language or views of a problem can stop things from happening.
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- The changing face of ASHRAE data center environmental standards
- Facilities management team to the IT department: Let's work together
- Is direct current power the silver bullet for data center efficiency?