IMPROVING DATA CENTER PERFORMANCE JUST GOT A WHOLE LOT EASIER

PLANNET’s data center audits and analyses are essential to efficient operations, controlling costs, and planning.

 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Our experts help you get to the heart of your data center transformation requirements, challenges, risks, and opportunities. 

SOLUTIONS THAT GET RESULTS

Over 20 years of experience delivering data center strategy, planning, and delivery services that help our clients grow.

GO FORWARD WITH CONFIDENCE

PLANNET is your completely independent and knowledgeable guide that will lead you on a path to success.
PLANNET Data Center Assessment

Do You Have a Clear, 360-Degree View of Your Data Center?

  • Costly decisions are too often made without the benefit of a solid audit and analysis of your data center and identification of your alternatives.
  • Undiscovered, easily resolved problems can persist until resolution becomes challenging or even a crisis.
  • Day-to-day operations and minor issues can get all the attention while significant risks remain that are not even fully understood, let alone mitigated.

DON’T GO IT ALONE. WE ARE YOUR GUIDE!

PLANNET’s Team is Here to Assist You in Your Data Center Transformation Journey.

We have performed detailed on-site assessments of hundreds of data centers and other critical facilities. Our proven and tested 3 Step Methodology provides a solid foundation for data center decision management and planning.

Our Data Center Assessment Includes: 

STEP 1.
Audit of Existing
Conditions and Documentation

  • Equipment operating condition & maintenance practices, usable capacities with redundancy failover
  • Equipment labeling and signage, as-built construction drawing accuracy, operating procedure effectiveness
  • Local and remote monitoring and controls
  • Power and cooling efficiency, loading, and available capacity
  • Repair, maintenance, and operating costs
PLANNET Design-Build-integration & Installation

STEP 2.
Requirements Assessment
& Gap Analysis

  • Definition and a model of your current and future data center requirements and demand
  • Operator coverage based on the site-specific needs, qualifications
  • A detailed assessment of geographic location risks, location in building risks, usable spaces

STEP 3.
Future State Analysis
& Schematic Design

  • Desired future state scenarios with design options to address expected changes in requirements
  • Block diagrams, sketches, etc. to effectively convey current and future state details
  • Detailed cost estimates for future state options
  • A concise, executive summary with recommendations and financial considerations

Our Complete Data Center Services Include: 

PLANNET_PLANNET Design-Build-integration & Installation

DATA CENTER
ASSESSMENT & DESIGN

Are you looking to resolve a problem, design upgrades, or design a new data center? A comprehensive, up-to-date assessment of your data center is essential to understand the risks, available capacities, costs, and life expectancies of your equipment.

DATA CENTER
MIGRATION

Data center migrations are complex and risky. PLANNET’s migration experts thoroughly assess requirements, evaluate business and technical constraints, develop a comprehensive migration plan, and navigate the transition from validation testing to go-live.

DATA CENTER
PLANNING

To help businesses make informed decisions, PLANNET develops your sourcing strategies for their data center facilities. Our knowledge base covers IT infrastructure, applications, DR, real estate, finance, operations, and engineering.

BUSINESS CONTINUITY
& DISASTER RECOVERY

With the reliance on enterprise applications and the proliferation of public and customer-facing information services, reliability and uptime of IT infrastructure is absolutely critical. Protecting your business from unnecessary risk is the prime objective. Are you prepared?

COLOCATON & CLOUDSOURCING

Let PLANNET find you the best options for your co-location or Cloud data center. Our extensive database of worldwide co-lo and Cloud providers allows us to determine which providers and locations best meet your requirements quickly. PLANNET’s delivery model saves both time and money.

IT INFRASTRUCTURE
& PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Does your project manager really know technology? Projects are complex, impact your business, and require significant coordination and financial control. PLANNET only assigns project managers with proven track records in deploying leading-edge technologies.

Schedule a Call Today for a Complimentary Consultation and Discover How PLANNET Can  Help You Take Control of All Your Data Center Initiatives. 

Our Clients

I cannot thank you enough for your facilitation of the data center migration project. PLANNET is more than a partner…you really are part of our team as a trusted advisor and I would not be where I am today without your expertise and most importantly, your dedication to SEFCU.

Lisa Scott, Chief Technology Officer - SEFCU
[PLANNET] brought experts, technical resources to bear that the other vendors didn’t, and they were able to very concisely summarize the technical discussions and presentations in very manageable sound bites.

Steven Miller, Sr. Manager DC Operations - Daimler Trucks North America

They do a good job, not only providing the analysis that we ask for, but also in explaining it to us, so that we fully understand what went into it and we’re all on alignment on the metrics.

Kevin Gray, VP, IT Infrastructure - Viacom-Paramount Studios

Thank you again for all your efforts on this site, given my role to ensure this sight stays Operational, you definitely have made my life a lot easier.

Kaleb Smith, IT Operations - Multnomah County

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