The Converged Data Center is CBRE’s transformative approach to delivering end-to-end solutions for the data center industry. The Converged Data Center aligns the management of data center facilities and technology services, which ties business-critical IT and mission-critical facilities together within one value-stream-based funding model. Our approach also incorporates the full real estate and IT lifecycle, including those in the Advisory and Project Management disciplines. This offering ultimately helps our data center clients be more competitive and achieve their digital transformation priorities.
Determine the best options for technology workloads that incorporates build-vs.-buy and colocation analyses, outsourced and cloud services
Begin with a thorough and accurate situation analysis, followed by strategy development and focused implementation
Site Selection & Technology Design
Careful analysis of power costs, data infrastructure, physical configuration and security, geography, talent and other critical factors
Ground-up Development and Project Management
Includes facility and technology infrastructure install, upgrades and capacity changes
Workload or Physical Migration
Whether to cloud or physical data center facility
Day-to-day Management and Maintenance
Covering facilities infrastructure as well as IT hardware and software
What is the Value of the Converged Data Center Solution?
Achieved through aligning strategy, facilities management and operations, and technology needs and requirements
Improved operational efficiency
Maximum technician effectiveness via Converged Operations model, leveraging shared technicians between mechanical and electrical disciplines and IT
Clear view of end-to-end data center operations and costs, yielding a broader understanding of the full breadth of financial needs and options
Better decision making
Better insights into organizational decision making, impacting both operating and capital budgets across Facilities and Technology
Positive impact to balance sheet
Ability to move assets off balance sheets to more closely resemble a cloud financial model
Converged Operations combines our leading integrated facilities management program with hardware and software technology services. Delivered through a single, multi-disciplined team, our shared technician approach reduces the number of handoffs and effectively reduces risk while improving cost effectiveness.