Data Center Project Management & Program Development in Minnesota, MN:
DCI is an industry leader in data center project planning and data center project management. Data center planning is the strategy that maps out the architectural requirements, power load, computing resources, footprint, cooling capacity, and electrical distribution, to ensure the data center workload demands of its users can be met. DCI’s data center feasibility studies will outline your exact capacity needs; then we will deploy a data center buildout project plan and develop a data center program, schedule, and process to meet your operational launch date with proven plans for scale. We will make sure your data center strategy, process and program development are done perfectly, on-time, and on-budget.
DCI is a top data center design and consulting firm who specializes in being the owner’s advocate. We have been recognized as a top colocation site selection provider. As a data center solutions company, we provide cost saving data center design, planning, and construction project management services.
You have many options when choosing a data center installation company who you can trust to build your data center. We have helped some of the largest colocation providers develop their colocation network and data center infrastructure.
Our team of qualified data center specialists and developers design and build data centers. We follow data center industry best practices in data center quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC).
DCI offers a comprehensive data center consulting approach from concept to commissioning. DCI offers the following data center program development services in Minnesota, MN:
- Strategic planning
- Conceptual design coordination
- Site Selection
- Site pre-construction due diligence
- Basis of design – design criteria
- Determine resource and system
- Financial analysis
- Feasibility studies
- Assess local authority requirements
- Recommend project delivery method
- Analyzing the markets
We work with the following data center services providers in Minnesota:
- Modular data center providers
- Top data center architecture firms
- Data center infrastructure companies
- Top data center vendors
- Data center development companies
- Data center design and build companies
- Top data center construction companies
- Data center building companies
- Data center builders
- Data center general contractors
- Data center construction companies
- Data center contractors
- Data center maintenance companies
- Companies that build data centers
- Data center commissioning companies
- Construction management consulting firms
- Project management companies
- Data center providers
- Data center companies
- Data center solutions providers
- Data center brokers
- Data center vendors
- Data center experts
- Biggest data center companies in the world
- Best data center companies
- Data center specialists
- Data center CM firms
What Our Customers Say
Have worked with the Managing Principals for more than 20 years on numerous data center projects. This experience included multiple aspects of data center construction including early project site selection, design, project budgeting, pre-construction, and construction services. For all these services DCi has performed with the utmost professionalism. They are an excellent trusted partner.
Data Center Architect
One aspect of the program where DCi has been especially helpful is validating construction costs early in the budgeting phase. They have extensive experience working with all construction trades and manufacturers to create and confirm project pricing.
Data Center Electrical Engineer
We engaged with DCi very early in the project and I was impressed with the level of rigor of evaluation of project design options to meet the Owner’s objectives while leveraging suppliers and all design partners strengths.
Data Center Engineer
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Frequently Asked Data Center Deployment Questions:
Q: What is an Exchange Colocation?
- A: A multi-tenant, turnkey data centers where the ISPs interconnect which offer services down to the rack or partial rack / cabinet.
Q: What is a kWh?
- A: Electric power is sold in units called kilowatt hours, 1 kWh is the amount of energy delivered in one hour at a power level of 1000 watts. This abbreviation for “kilowatt hour” (kWh) is mostly used in writing rather than conversation.
Q: What is hosting?
- A: The service of running servers on behalf of another party, allowing those organizations to focus on managing their applications, instead of hardware and operating system administration. There are various levels of service and various kinds of hosting offered (e.g. dedicated, shared, virtual, etc.).
DCI proudly recommends the following industry organizations for more information about the data center industry:
AFCOM - Advancing IT and Data Center Infrastructure Professionals | DCA: Data Center Alliance. DCA Global |
The Green Grid | The Uptime Institute | Gartner | Data Center Knowledge | Data Center Frontier | Data Center Dynamics | International Data Center Authority | IDCA | U.S. Green Building Concil | TIA – Telecommunication Industy Association | TIA-942 Certification | TIA Online | BICSI Data Center Standards | BICSI | DataHawk: Analytics & Optimization for Amazon and Walmart | Infrastructure Masons – Uniting the Builders of the Digital Age | Project Management Institute
Data Center Infrastructures builds data centers in the following states in The United States of America:
Alabama, AL – Alaska, AK – Arizona, AZ – Arkansas, AR – California, CA – Colorado, CO – Connecticut, CT – Delaware, DE – Florida, FL – Georgia, GA – Hawaii, HI – Idaho, ID – Illinois, IL – Indiana, IN – Iowa, IA – Kansas, KS – Kentucky, KY – Louisiana, LA – Maine, ME – Maryland, MD – Massachusetts, MA – Michigan, MI – Minnesota, MN – Mississippi, MS – Missouri, MO – Montana, MT – Nebraska, NE – Nevada, NV – New Hampshire, NH – New Jersey, NJ – New Mexico, NM – New York, NY – North Carolina, NC – North Dakota, ND – Ohio, OH – Oklahoma, OK – Oregon, OR – Pennsylvania, PA – Rhode Island, RI – South Carolina, SC – South Dakota, SD – Tennessee, TN – Texas, TX – Utah, UT – Vermont, VT – Virginia, VA – Washington, WA – West Virginia, WV – Wisconsin, WI – Wyoming, WY
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Facts about Minnesota
- Capital: Minneapolis
- Year Founded: 1858
- Major Cities: Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Rochester, Duluth, Bloomington
- Borders: North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan (at Lake Superior), Canada
- Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Millions USD: $294,729
- Population: 4,919,479
- Land Area (Sq Miles): 84,068
- High Point (Feet): 2,301
- Other Facts: “Key Industries: Agriculture including corn, peas, sugar beets, and turkeys. Paper products, iron ore, biomedical, food processing, and tourism. How Minnesota got its name: The name Minnesota comes from a Sioux Indian word that means sky water. Minnesota State Symbols: State Nickname: North Star State; State Slogan: Explore Minnesota; State Motto: L’Etoile du Nord (The North Star); State flower: Pink and white lady’s slipper; State Bird: Common Loon; State Fish: Walleye; State Tree: Red (or Norway) Pine; State Mammal: NA; State Foods: Milk, Honeycrisp Apple, Wild Rice, Blueberry Muffin. Becoming a State: Date Admitted: Tuesday, May 11, 1858; Number Admitted: 32; Prior Name: Minnesota Territory; Postal Abbreviation: MN. The Geography of Minnesota: Total Size: 79,610 sq. miles (source: 2003 Census); Geographical Low Point: Lake Superior at 601 feet (source: U.S. Geological Survey); Geographical High Point: Eagle Mtn. at 2,301 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Cook (source: U.S. Geological Survey); Central Point: Located in Crow Wing County approx. 10 miles southwest of Brainerd (source: U.S. Geological Survey); Counties: 87 (source: National Association of Counties). Bodies of Water: Lake Superior, Lake of the Woods, Rainy Lake, Upper Red Lake, Lower Red Lake, Mississippi River, Minnesota River. Famous People: Jessica Biel – Actress; Ethan and Joel Coen – Movie directors; Bob Dylan – Singer and songwriter; F. Scott Fitzgerald – Author who wrote The Great Gatsby; Judy Garland – Actress and singer from the Wizard of Oz; Roger Maris – Professional baseball player; Prince – Singer and songwriter; Winona Ryder – Actress; Richard W. Sears – Businessman who founded Sears department stores; Charles Schulz – Cartoonist who created the comic strip Peanuts; More Fun Facts: The Mall of America in Minneapolis is one of the biggest malls in the world. It covers the same ground as 78 football fields!; The Mayo Clinic, one of the world’s largest health facilities, is located in Rochester, Minnesota. The Tonka truck comes from Minnetonka, Minnesota.; Minneapolis has a skyway system connecting buildings which allows you to go all over town without ever going outside. Good news for snowy winters! ;Another nickname for the state is the Land of 10,000 Lakes. There are so many rivers and lakes that 1 out of 6 Minnesotans owns a boat.; The name comes from a Native American Dakota word meaning ‘water that reflects the sky’. Anoka, Minnesota is said to be the Halloween capital of the world.; Mosquitoes are actually declared a public nuisance by law.; Legend has it that the 10,000 lakes were made by the footprints of Paul Bunyan’s giant ox, Babe.; The University of Minnesota was home to the first open heart surgery performed in the United States.; Professional Sports Teams: Minnesota Twins – MLB (baseball); Minnesota Timberwolves – NBA (basketball); Minnesota Wild – NHL (hockey).” Citation: Nelson, Ken. “United States Geography for Kids: Minnesota .” Ducksters, Technological Solutions, Inc. (TSI), https://www.ducksters.com/geography/state.php?State=Minnesota
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- Set ID: United_States_State
- Data Center Project Management Program Development: 1000001