A data center is in fact many elements, such as routers, switches, security systems, mass storage devices, servers, drivers and many, many other IT components necessary for data storage and processing and management of critical systems.
In addition to IT equipment, a data center is an infrastructure that allows you to maintain the continuity of hardware and software, i.e. power subsystems, UPS batteries, power generators, ventilation and cooling systems, fire extinguishing systems, and kilometers of cables and optical fibers enabling connection with external network operators. In addition, the data center includes security systems, i.e. 24/7 monitoring systems, perimeter protection systems, card access devices, personal airlocks, biometric scanners and many other solutions ensuring data security.
In addition, a building consisting of corridors and rooms with server rooms, social, workshop and storage facilities.
The data center is also about people. Professionals with extensive knowledge, able to design services tailored to customer needs, provide technical support and ensure the smooth operation of equipment, server and software updates.
It should also be remembered that data centers are usually built in several locations, which allows for flexibility of data backup, protects against natural and man-made disasters, such as floods, storms or terrorist threats. Netia has many data centers scattered throughout Poland. However, the most important are three: Heart, Brain & Soul - located in Warsaw and Krakow, equipped with security systems in the TIER III standard, specialized technical infrastructure from the best suppliers, ultra-modern firefighting equipment and 24-hour security.