Data Center Risk Assessment and Cost Modeling Engagement Completed

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Data Center Risk Assessment and Cost Modeling Engagement Completed

May 10, 2019.  Bick Consulting Services completed a Data Center Risk Assessment and Cost Modeling for a major university in the mid-west this past quarter.

The Risk Assessment involves all disciplines – architectural, mechanical, electrical, fire protection, monitoring, and security systems – supporting the data center.  In addition to a comprehensive report was a live score-card tool that enables the client to update the score as progress is made. The

Tad Davies, Principal, Bick Consulting Services, led the engagement.  “We have progressed from only providing our clients with static reports to including active management tools that can be continuously leveraged.  Our scorecard tool reflected the condition of 165 attributes for the data center manager but also provided a rolled-up scoring for the executive team. ”  

The Data Center Cost Model was constructed specifically for the client and provided as in spreadsheet format so that it can be updated by the IT team.  “We look at today’s cost but also project over a 10-year period to help our clients make more informed business decisions regarding from where applications might be delivered.”

For further information, contact Tad Davies  tdavies@bickgroup.com