Avoiding Human-Error-Induced Data-Center Downtime

Cousino, Mark
March 2011
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Mar2011, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p12
The article reports on the impact of human error on data-center downtime. It provides an overview on the simple steps in avoiding human error in data-center downtime which include training and procedural plans with emphasis on data-center management, emergency off buttons and labeling of protection device and prohibition of food and drinks in data centers. It notes that the implementing the mentioned steps will reduce human error which constitute 70 percent of data-center downtime.


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