DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA
Daimler Trucks North America is an automotive industry manufacturer of commercial vehicles headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the German Daimler AG. PLANNET assisted this global heavy-duty truck manufacturer with development of a North America data center strategy, evaluating its current data center operation in Portland and identifying data center deployment scenarios. These scenarios included new owner-operated facilities and colocation providers located in multiple U.S. markets.
The project included an assessment of availability and capacity needs, DR imperatives, location risk assessment, multi-year financial analysis, site search and colocation provider assessment, engineering due diligence, colocation/lease negotiation support and SLA development.
PLANNET also developed a data center migration strategy and provided program/project management for a two-year migration effort to move their primary data center systems. Followed by providing consulting support and project management for an enterprise-wide uplift of the DTNA North American plants and distribution facilities network infrastructure.