What is data center design consulting?
This service undertakes to deliver customers a customized datacenter design that complies to international standards such as BICSI, TIA-942 or UTI to name a few. The delivered solution includes all MEP, safety, security and fire fighting detailed in design reports and a drawings package. ONE9 3NINE Consulting offers PM assistance, tender services through to testing and commissioning services.
|My data center is not big enough||Data centers enlargement is dependent on many factors, but mostly based on the buildings capabilities and utility availability. An example of datacenter limitations would be a fully allocated RMU or number of transformers, if this is the case, supporting an expansion would require investigation into a solution and this is where ONE9 3NINE can assist customers based on its experienced engineers on similar projects around the GCC region. Providing a review and possible concept design allows any customer to visualize possible options and the financial implications.|
|What design standard should my DC be?||Many standards exist for the guidance and advice on data center design best practices and ONE9 3NINE prides itself on being flexible and supporting all available standards including TIA-942, BICSI and UTI to name but a few. As many customers are trained these days we the design standard will have already be established based on the level of required business resilience (e.g. 99.98%), however, if a customer has not established this, then advice can be given on the subject of Tier or availability level depending on which terminology is best suited to the customer.|
|What power and cooling do I need in 2 years?||Designing a data center for today is an easy task based on the required footprint, power and cooling requirements, however, forecasting in 2, 5 or even 10 years what capacity will be needed requires a very specialized approach to DC design which must be based on experience of technology and that of data centers themselves, both of which ONE9 3NINE prides itself on possessing.|