It probably should go without saying that the planning phase is crucial to any data center project. But the specific planning process you use will go a long way toward how successful the data center will ultimately be in delivering on the requirements it was intended to meet. Schneider Electric has some sound advice on the topic, and lays it out in a new eBook, “A Practical Guide to Data Center Planning and Design.” The process is intended to ensure the right decision makers get the right information at the most appropriate time. It involves just four tasks, as follows:1. Establish key project parameters to control the system architecture and budget2. Develop a system concept3. Incorporate user preferences and constraints4. Determine implementation requirements Read more by downloading below.