Data Center Cost Modeling Providing Strategic Insights

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St. Louis, MO – June 19, 2017.  Bick Consulting Service has developed a Data Center Cost Modeling Tool to help organizations determine the actual costs of their data centers.

“Determining all-in costs for your data center is a monumental challenge,” says Tad Davies, Principal.  “Not only is there a myriad of data but also the data elements are most often siloed departmentally.  Additionally, data center costs  should not be viewed on a point-in-time or an annual cost basis but rather over an extended period such as 5 – 10 years.”

Leveraging Bick’s over 50 years data center experience, Bick Consulting works with clients to build a financial profile customized to their data center.   

We help management answer the following questions:

  • What are the all-in costs of operating this data center?  Are any costs missing or not accurately reflected?
  • What are my projected data center costs over the next 10 years?  Not only operating costs but equipment replacement?
  • How might I compare my data center costs with other delivery options?  What is reasonable?
  • What metrics should we be tracking relative to costs?
  • How might we structure our reporting gain further insights into our costs?
  • How can I use accurate information to make better short-term and long-term decisions?

For further information, contact Tad Davies