Data centers play a pivotal role in modern technologies that we all enjoy, especially those technologies which rely on cloud computing.
Hot Aisles and Cold Aisles: Most servers and physical IT equipment will intake cool air from the front and exhaust hot air out of the back. If servers are placed on racks that face the same direction, the heat from the front most rack will flow to the intake of the next rack. As the air passes through each rack, it is further heated. This orientation for servers is unsustainable as the servers quickly become overheated.