Assessing Infrastructure Is Fundamental for a Colocation's Strategy

Posted by Chris Parlee on Mar 28, 2016

H5 Data Centers is a leading privately owned data center operator with over 1,000,000 sq ft under management. They provide data center services to enterprise clients in [8] strategically located data centers in the following geographical locations:

Ashburn, VA Atlanta, GA
Charlotte, NC Denver, CO
Phoenix, AZ San Jose, CA
San Luis Obispo, CA Seattle, WA

H5 provides a variety of 3rd party data center services to corporate clients and public entities throughout theUS. Today, corporate enterprises are moving internal IT services to 3rd party providers, like H5, to capitalize on the explosion of “cloud” services [public and private] and to move to more of an Opex cost model so IT teams can concentrate on their core competency.

In 2015 and early 2016; EEC worked with H5’s team on 9 projects to increase their national footprint and improve their business strategy. EEC’s data center assessment and a design/build services enabled H5 to aggressively initiate tasks to meet these objectives. The following are two examples of how EEC’s team worked with H5 to enhance their services:

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Tags: Design, Colocation, data center assessment

Optimize Data Center Performance Using MCLS™

Posted by Chris Parlee on Aug 5, 2014

Originally posted by Data Center Post, Tuesday August 5, 2014

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Tags: Data Center, Data Center, Planning, Operations, Design, Best Practices, Data Center Trends, construction

Uptime Institute “Start With the End In Mind” Presentation at 7x24 Promotes Operations-Focused Planning and Design

Posted by John Thornell on Jun 9, 2014

Last week at 7x24 Exchange in Boca Raton, The Uptime Institute presentation “Start With The End in Mind” promoted the methodology of leveraging Operations teams in the planning and design phases of data center construction, retrofits and upgrades.

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Tags: Data Center, Build, Design, Uptime Institute, Start With The End In Mind

Steps to Holistic Data Center Design

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Oct 29, 2013

Here are steps to holistic data center design:

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Tags: Data Center, Steps, Holistic, Design