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PLATOCOM

 

DATA CENTER AUDIT

& COMPLIANCE

 

Data Center Audit & Compliance

  • Physical Security

  • Environmental Controls

  • Infrastructure and Hardware

  • Network Infrastructure

  • Data Storage and Backup

  • Server and Application

       Security

  • Compliance and Regulations

  • Documentation and Policies

  • Physical Infrastructure

  • Monitoring and Alerts

  • Vendor and Third-Party Relationships

  • Capacity Planning

 

A data center audit is a comprehensive evaluation of a data center's infrastructure, operations, and security protocols to ensure compliance with industry standards, best practices, and regulatory requirements.

 

Data center audits are crucial for ensuring the reliability, security, and compliance of data center operations, especially in industries where data protection and uptime are critical.

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Data Center Compliance

  • Operations

  • Security

  • Network Operation Center NOC

 

 

Data center compliance refers to the adherence of a data center's operations, policies, and security measures to specific regulations and industry standards. Ensuring compliance is essential for data centers to meet legal requirements, protect sensitive information, and maintain operational reliability. This typically involves following guidelines related to data security, environmental sustainability, and other relevant regulations set forth by governmental bodies or industry organizations.​

 
 
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REGULAR DATA CENTER AUDITS

 

By conducting regular audits of space and power utilization, data center operators can identify areas for improvement, optimize resource allocation, and ultimately enhance the data center's energy efficiency, resulting in a lower PUE and reduced operational costs.

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COOLING EFFICIENCY

  • Efficient space and power management often go hand-in-hand with effective cooling strategies.

  • Auditing the cooling infrastructure, including the placement of cooling units and airflow management, can significantly impact PUE.

  • Improved cooling efficiency reduces the need for excess power consumption and contributes to a lower PUE.

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CAPACITY PLANNING

  • Audits help in assessing the current capacity and future growth needs of the data center.

  • Proper capacity planning ensures that power and space resources are used optimally, preventing underutilization or overloading.

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ENERGY MANAGEMENT

  • Auditing also includes assessing the energy sources used by the data center, such as renewable energy options or more energy-efficient power supplies.

  • Implementing green energy sources and more efficient equipment can lead to a reduced PUE.

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