The server facility uses two (2) Liebert cooling system is systems that are designed to maintain a consistent temperature of 68-78 approximately 76 degrees F. 24x7 The system is further configured to maintain the dew point between 38 and 60 degrees F. Humidification is added automatically at very low levels of humidity. 24x7 monitoring is used to ensure that temperature and humidity remain within the safe operating range.
In the event of cooling system issues, ITS will relay the information to the Facility Contact person and Facilities Manager who will follow-up with designated contacts supplied by the Customer. Additionally, the Facility Manager maintains an independent climate monitoring system which can be made accessible to facility occupants at no charge. Custom alerts can be setup to notify your staff of environmental changes or power outages via text message or email.
Power backup is provided by a dedicated UPS unit inside the server facility and the MPS Building backup generator. Cooling system units are designed to switch to on-board compressors in the event of a power disruption that interrupts cooling tower service.
While every attempt will be made to provide supplemental cooling to the facility in the event of a problem with the Liebert unit, it may be advisable for customers to make arrangements to have their equipment powered down to mitigate potential damages caused by overheating while repairs are being made. This is ultimately the responsibility of the Customer to ensure their equipment is powered down in the event of cooling problems. Options for dealing with these events include: