data center

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data center

[′dad·ə ‚sen·tər]
(computer science)
An organization established primarily to acquire, analyze, process, store, retrieve, and disseminate one or more types of data.
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Creating the illusion was the easy bit, the difficult bit was getting her to the computer room as there would be no reason to go there except why we were really there.
The hot exhaust air from the computer room is circulated back to the heat wheel by a set of three fans.
The solution required no downtime, or exposure to downtime from construction activities, no redesign of the existing computer room layout, and no purchase of additional cooling units or perforated tiles.
1984--A fire of undetermined origin in a computer room of an airline reservation center results in damages totaling $160,000.
There are three ground floor bedrooms, one with access to a computer room and another having an ensuite shower room with toilet, wash basin and fully tiled shower cubicle.
The new owners have evicted problem tenants, spruced up the complex and are creating a computer room for use by residents.
The City is also constructing a $40 million public parks facility on College Point Boulevard that will include indoor and outdoor sports and recreation fields and facilities, as well as space to accommodate a computer room, day care and after school, programs.
NFPA 75 pertains to the protection from fire of electronic computer/data processing equipment and computer areas, and includes sections on records storage within or immediately outside a computer room.
Firefighters quickly put out the flames, but they mistakenly used a calcium carbonate extinguisher instead of the carbon dioxide canisters in the computer room.
Along with the loss of cooling air, the computer room experienced a loss of chilled water used to cool the CPU, bringing temperatures to 95 [degrees] F--well past the threshold when shutdown occurs.
ComputerVault Mini(TM), through a combination of extreme noise reduction and high thermal capacity, enables small businesses to deploy servers and network hardware directly in the office workspace, doing away with the need for a dedicated computer room.
Once inside they broke into the computer room and stole six Hewlett Packard 17-inch flat screen monitors.

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