Lee Technologies Releases White Paper on Top Mistakes in Data Center Planning
Leader in critical facilities design, construction and management outlines top challenges, best practices in data center development
Fairfax, Va., May 5, 2010 - Lee Technologies, the leading provider of complete data center solutions and resources to some of the most data-reliant corporations and government organizations in the world, today released "The Top 9 Mistakes In Data Center Planning: The Total Cost of Ownership Approach to Building or Expanding Data Centers." The document is available for free and downloadable at http://tinyurl.com/LeePapers.
"Our goal with this white paper is to share insights from our more than 25 years of experience designing, building and managing data centers and critical facilities for some of the biggest names in commercial enterprises and government agencies," said Mike Hagan, Lee Technologies executive vice president and the paper's author. "The Total Cost of Ownership approach we recommend, which is described in this piece, will prepare data center leaders to confront various problems that arise during the planning process and position themselves for success."
Additional Lee Technologies contributors to the paper include John Lusky, director of electrical engineering; Tuan Hoang, P.E., manager of mechanical engineering; and Scott Walsh, P.E., LEED A.P. and mechanical project engineer.
"The Top 9 Mistakes in Data Center Planning" addresses the question "Why do so many data center builds and expansions fail?" The paper reveals the top mistakes organizations make when designing and building new data center space and also examines an effective way to achieve success through the Lee Technologies TCO approach.
"The data center market outlook shows significant growth in 2010 and 2011," added Hagan. "We stand ready to support both commercial and public sector organizations in developing the most time- and cost-efficient plans to build sustainable data centers that will meet both uptime requirements and future business goals."
Other white papers previously released by Lee Technologies including "Facility Optimization in Federal Mission-Critical Environments," "The Seven Steps to Extremely Reliable Infrastructure" and "The Importance of Critical Site Documentation and Training" are available at http://tinyurl.com/LeePapers.
About Lee Technologies
Lee Technologies is a U.S. based technology solution provider specializing in large-scale data center solutions and professional services to the North American market. Founded in 1983, Lee Technologies designs, builds, operates, monitors and maintains business-critical facilities for some of the most information-reliant private and public sector organizations in the world, including Coca-Cola, Northrop Grumman, the U.S. Department of Defense, Time Warner, Verizon, Harris Corporation, and many others. Ensuring that customer data is always available, reliable and secure, the Lee Technologies team manages more than 700 locations within the U.S. and has eight locations, including its headquarters in Fairfax, Va., and regional representation in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, and Seattle.
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