Modern day computer equipment is increasingly sensitive to environmental conditions, with recent studies showing that 75% of storage and hardware failures are a result of factors in the environment. The research showed whilst temperature and humidity accounted for most, carbon and concrete dust, together with zinc whiskers were also highlighted as a key area of concern.
With simple things like dust and dirt having a major impact on their operation and ultimately the efficiency of your data centre; a regular schedule of preventative clinical cleaning is essential.
It’s possible to increase the lifespan of server equipment through proper cleaning procedures and improving air quality. The frequency of cleaning depends on the size and type of data centre.
Data centre clinical cleaning involves the removal of dust particles, static and other contaminants from the room environment, with all areas (including sub-floor), being treated with anti-static solutions.
At 2bm we offer a dedicated clinical cleaning service that encompasses the following;
We also work with you to understand the causes and effects of possible contaminants.
Monthly, quarterly or annual preventative maintenance programmes
Removal of mould, dust, pollen and other bacteria
Reduction in static electricity
Flooring, hardware and equipment maintenance