What Is a Data Center?

July 11, 2022

A data center is any physical space (a room, building, or group of buildings) specifically designed for IT equipment used for computing, networking, and data storage.

Data centers may be used for internal IT equipment or rack space may be leased to other organizations by infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) companies.

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