Failure Investigation

We assisted a North American colocation provider in determining the cause of a failure in the data center mechanical infrastructure and developing a remediation plan. (Boston, MA)


Hurricane Sandy Emergency Response

We mobilized three senior electrical data center engineers to New York in the hours following Hurricane Sandy to assist our client in restoring operations at their Manhattan data centers and then providing 24-hour support until utility power was available nine days later. (New York City, NY)


Enterprise Single Line Management

After creating electrical and mechanical single lines in a standardized format for all 16 of this North American colocation provider’s data centers, we host and update the diagrams as upgrades or expansions are completed.


Operations Consulting Services

Operations Consulting Services

Our operations consulting services team assists the owner during the operating phase of a critical facility. We offer a variety of services to assist you in maximizing uptime and energy savings. These include the change control process, emergency and standard operating procedure creation, failure investigation and root cause analysis, and training. We want to be your first call in the event of an emergency, and we will respond immediately regardless of the time or day.

  • Change Control Process Development
  • Emergency Operating Procedures/Development and Review
  • Emergency Response
  • Failure Investigation and Root Cause Analysis
  • Operational Review
  • Methods of Procedures
  • Maintenance Records Review
  • Short Circuit, Coordination and Arc Flash Analysis
  • Standard Operating Procedures/Development and Review
  • Training
  • Witnessing of Critical Work
  • Vendor Contract Management

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Presentation: Data Center Site Selection

Posted on Monday April 27, 2015

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