False Ceiling & Raised flooring

  • The raised floor is ubiquitous feature of data centre. in fact, one common definition of a data centre is that is a computing space with a raised floor.

  • The basic science and engineering of the raised floor was fully developed in the 1960s and was described in detail in the 1983 Federal information Processing Standard 94. The basic design of raised floors has remained relatively unchanged for 40 years.

  • In the telecommunications business the raised floor has never been common. The convergence of telecommunications and IT systems has raised the question of how to decide which approach to use. Recently, more and more IT data centers are being constructed without the use of the raised floor. A review of the history of the raised floor offers insight into this trend.

 
 
 
 

 

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