Choose Wisely—The Hidden Risks of Site Selection

Data center site selection is an important part of risk management. Even if the data center designer has not been part of the site selection process, understanding the risks associated with a location will help prepare the site for physical and electronic security, building hardening, seismic requirements, and other issues that will directly affect how the data center will be designed and managed. This presentation will briefly cover how BICSI’s ANSI/BICSI 002-2019, Data Center Design and Implementation Best Practices can be applied to the site selection process.