A recent blog post by Ian Seaton of Upsite Technologies tackled this very question. And… If you are following the ASHRAE recommendations, you might be missing the mark.
From poor aisle design to equipment that “breathes” in reverse, breakdowns in airflow management can lead to temperature readings that are either too high or too low, depending on where the sensors are placed.
What’s the solution? Read on to find out: Data Center Temperature Sensor Location