Sunday, January 6, 2013

Physical Protection

When selecting a site for a centralised IT function you might consider the following
  • Remote location,
  • Reliable utilities,
  • Locate away from areas susceptible to natural disasters
Within the location the following features could provide additional physical protection to your IT equipment.
  • Access points to a minimum
  • Raised floor,
  • UPS room to provide back up electricity power and generation,
  • heating,
  • ventilation and
  • air condition.
The following detection devices could be installed into your secure area.
  • Water, 
  • Intruder,
  • Temperature,
  • Humidity,
  • Smoke
Of course, you can use a range of access security devices.