Mission-Critical Facilities Management: For the Non-Engineer



Learn the secrets to successfully operating mission-critical facilitiesLearn about the people, policies, procedures and strategic planningStep-by-step discussion of data center support systems, the pros and cons of each approach, including: Generators - UPS Systems - Basic Switchgear - Cooling Systems - Batteries - Building Design and Location - Security Measures - Risk MitigationExamples of real-world systems, putting it all togetherStrategic management and planning issuesFinancial aspects- build vs buy, OPEX and CAPEX models, costs vs Tier LevelsLearn why most enterprise IT organizations have sub-standard reliability and how to FIX this problemTwo detailed case studiesThis book includes a full, detailed training program for mission-critical facilities staff, based on proven US Navy Nuclear Submarine training program. It can easily adapted to most mission-critical facilities, allowing your team to establish a baseline of technical knowledge, eliminating gaps and increasing cross-training amongst the team.Written for the technician, manager or IT executive who does not specialize in electrical and/or mechanical engineering systems, and includes baseline models for OPEX and CAPEX budgeting. This book specifically avoids most of the deep-dive engineering theory, instead applying a common-sense, holistic approach, with examples from real-world facilities and their results.

Product Details

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publish Date
October 27, 2015
6.0 X 0.61 X 9.0 inches | 0.87 pounds
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About the Author

Eric Woodell continues to work in the Mission-Critical Facilities arena, with some of the largest IT companies in the world. His work has garnered an Uptime Institute "Green IT" award, and his research into Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) challenges long-held beliefs into the ITIL processes and their effect on data center reliability. His education includes and MBA and a Doctorate of Science in Information Systems and Communications. Website with more information and consulting services: missioncriticalconsulting.net.