Data Centre Facilities Consulting

Introduction to Data Centre Facilities Consulting

The smooth running of ICT operations is crucial to any business’ success – especially in today’s digitally advanced world – and many organisations are recognising the value of investing time and money into building their own secure, state-of-the art data centres. As Africa’s premier end-to-end digital solutions provider, with no less than 12 data centres across the country, we’re happy to share our expertise with clients wishing to design, build and manage their own data centres.

What is Data Centre Facilities Consulting?

While smaller businesses may still get away with keeping their IT assets in a dedicated room somewhere at the back of the building, companies with complex ICT requirements are starting to see the value in owning and managing their own data centres. Our data centre specialists have years of experience in this regards, and offer consulting services to assist clients in designing, building and maintaining world-class facilities.

Consultations are a two-step process designed to assess various aspects pertaining to the proposed data centre, and provide practical recommendations based on their evaluations and expertise.

How Does Data Centre Facilities Consulting Benefit My Business?

Expert Input

  • Benefit from decades of combined experience in this specialised field.

Trusted Suppliers

  • We’ve built up partnerships with leading data centre architects and engineers.

Security

  • Our comprehensive assessments make sure all your bases are covered.

Hands-on Help

  • Our technical services are available as and when you need them.

More About Data Centre Facilities Consulting

The decision to set up a data centre for your business not only has massive financial implications, but it will also have a major impact on the way your company operates in the future. While data centres are seen by many leading organisations as a sound investment that will show good returns, receiving the wrong advice from the wrong people at the wrong time can have disastrous consequences for your business.

That is why we offer a comprehensive consulting service to organisations wishing to design, build and maintain their own data centres. In order to help you make all the right decisions, our team of data centre specialists will work together closely with you to conduct various assessments pertaining to your proposed plans for the data centre, and then provide recommendations.

Our Data Centre Facilities consultants can help you with one or all of the following aspects:

1. Data Centre Site Selection

2. Security

3. Utilities

  • Power
  • Water

4. Facility Architecture

  • Buildings
  • Data Halls
  • Data Hall Surrounds
  • Perimeter
  • Parking
  • Loading Dock
  • Building Management System
  • Secure Access Control
  • CCTV
  • Data Hall Monitoring
  • Abnormal Event Monitoring and Management

5. Mechanical and Electrical Distribution and Redundancy

  • Power Distribution
  • Backup Power Generation
  • UPS
  • Cooling

Why Choose BCX?

01

With a 24% market share in Data Centre Services, we are the undisputed market leader in Africa.

02

We have years of experience in managing 12 of our own data centres and 52 client-owned centres to the highest standards.

03

We have the largest pool of ICT talent in Africa over 7000 skilled employees across various divisions.

04

Our certifications include Certified Data Centre Professional, Certified Data Centre Expert, Certified Data Centre Specialist, Certified Data Centre Facilities Operational Manager, certified TIA942 Design Consultant and Certified TIA942 Internal Auditor.

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