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Data Center Consultancy & Project Management

Expert data center consultancy geared towards innovation, driven by passion!

RackAfrica offers comprehensive data center consultancy services right from the needs analysis, feasibility planning and modeling steps design concepts, platforms, location and site selection all the way to engineering, designing, planning, testing, supporting and managing of civil works and materials, precision cooling, UPS, switchgear, generators, electricals, EMS, BMS, fire suppression and prevention, leak detection, structured cabling, security systems, IT, telecoms, network, system, storage, software and applications.

Benchmarking

Benchmarking is a phase in which required needs are gathered, carefully analyzed and transformed into tangible targets to which a data center must correspond and deliver. RackAfrica consultants can help identify unique differentiators in every data center and benchmark its essentials of redundancy, availability, size, performance, capacity and flexibility.

Gap Analysis

Identifying coinciding gaps between the benchmarked goals vs limitations of resources and current status of infrastructure can have a significant setback in the optimum implementation of the data center. RackAfrica can help assess the circumstances, identify and verify the gaps and analyze the measures necessary to fill the gaps.

Planning

RackAfrica offers precise and creative mechanism to plan a data center end to end. Be it complicated selection of diverse technology routes to immensely sophisticated sets of protocols and procedures in development and preparation of a reliable data center, to aligning needs vs criteria and evaluation matrixes all need to be carefully specified and planned for timely and priority execution.

Development

Catering full cycle of the development process of data centers, RackAfrica powered by its unmatched expertise, which surpass all industry benchmarks by magnitudes of precision, awareness, vision, passion and innovation delivers the design layouts, specs and schematics all the way to project plans, deployment and test procedures, infrastructure & site commissioning, knowledge transfer and certification.


In time quality delivery, optimized efficiency - our professionals at work!

RackAfrica Project Management provides an integrated framework for quality and in time delivery of project objectives through precision project organization, planning and control which is designed to ensure the timely and cost-effective implementation of all the components, sustaining acceptable standards of quality and achieving full enterprise objectives to avoid all possible redundant resource and material costs while maintaining absolute efficiency at all time.

End-to-End Project Management

Involves experts managing the complete life-cycle of a project from the early business analysis stage, to conceptual designing, detailed engineering, design and planning, procurement, delivery and logistics management, vendor and contractor management, site preparation, resource mobilization, turnkey installation, testing, commissioning, training and handover.

Project Initiation

Effective project planning, performing project sponsor and stage manager appointments, kickoff planning, project objective and scoping, project scheduling and budgeting, project organization, establishing quality control procedures, control factors, issue resolution procedures, determining breakeven points, analyze risks, and stage assessment all happen at project initiation.

Project Control

Stage administration, checkpoint cycle, version control, project board meetings, schedules preparation, conduct and follow-up quality reviews, change control, identifying alternatives, assess issue impacts, conduct exception assessment, estimate efforts and resource utilization, change requirement, logistics and crises management are embedded in project control stages.

Project Closure

Preparing product, service and project evaluations, initiate maintenance processes, close outstanding project tasks sheets, conduct project closure meetings, end of project reviews and assessments, updating process metrics, quality assurance checks, and implementing process improvement adjustments constitute the project closure stage.