One of the key objectives of hyperscale data centers is to reduce the cost per MW, as well as designing for reliability and sustainability. A strategy that we have seen among the hyperscale community is to bring your electrical loads as close to the ratings of the equipment as possible. While this shouldn’t affect day to day operations, it does affect the commissioning process. Typically, the risk only applies to Level 5 IST commissioning under 100% load. Here are a few tips when commissioning for hyperscale.