Meeting demand for connectivity in data centres
It is estimated that over 59 zettabytes of data were created, captured, copied, and consumed last year (a zettabyte is a trillion gigabytes). The digital infrastructure to enable this is significant.
The data centre is now a recognised real estate asset type and there is no shortage of investment funds looking to capitalise on the market conditions. End-user spending on global data centre infrastructure is projected to reach $200bn in 2021.
Our expertise in data centres
We have been at the forefront of Hyperscale data centre development from the outset, delivering multi-billion pounds/dollars of construction each year globally.
With our global footprint and client base, we bring local market insight combined with our in-depth understanding of global trends, giving our clients confidence when entering new markets. We deliver industry-leading global expertise and knowledge, locally.
We know what it costs to procure, design, build and operate data centres in both established and emerging markets. We work with clients to deliver certainty and maximise their return on investment, delivering effective programme management, project and cost management and project controls services.
Our services are underpinned by our market-leading digital products, collectively providing a single source of truth to deliver predictable outcomes, everywhere.
Global network of data centre experts
With hundreds of experienced data centre professionals across the world, we can scale up and mobilise quickly, working flexibly to address issues fast.
Depth of experience
We have delivered over 5000MW of capacity across more than 200 global data centre projects covering every major market and region.
Working with market-leading clients
We work directly for all of the leading CSPs (cloud service providers) and the majority of their outsource operators (wholesale and colocation) in the established global markets.
Read how we have worked to deliver new build, expansion and refurbishment projects for tier III and IV data centres that meet clients’ needs for efficiency, value and operational continuity.
JNB11 Data Centre, South Africa
The data centre market in South Africa and on the African continent continues to rise, driven by increased demand for cloud services.
PAIX Data Centres, Kenya
The PAIX NBO-1 carrier and cloud-neutral data centre in Nairobi provides secure and scalable infrastructure for mission-critical IT systems.
Khazna Data Centers, UAE
The provision of digital infrastructure is the cornerstone of the growth ambitions for the United Arab Emirates digital economy, supporting smart cities and industries across the Middle East.
Angola Cables, Ango NAP Fortaleza - New Data Centre
Constructing a multi-functional data centre to meet the growing demand in content data transmission in the Southern hemisphere.
New data centre facility, Telekomunikasi Indonesia
With growing demand and client requirements, Telin Singapore is expanding their data dentre operations into one greenfield 0.8ha site.
EdgeConneX data centre roll out in Europe and the US
EdgeConneX is developing various datacentres near Amsterdam, Dublin and Chicago. The developments are part of a larger global programme of works.
Data centre perspectives
Our experts give their views on the global market developments and trends in the rapidly evolving data centre sector, as well as sharing the latest business intelligence.
Now in its sixth year, our data centre cost index is the construction industry’s only cost index specified to data centres. The research analyses construction input costs – including labour and materials – across 44 key markets, alongside industry sentiment and insight from a global survey of data centre professionals.
Transforming supply chain performance to meet AI’s data centre demand
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Data centre services
From programme strategy and set-up through to post-project operational readiness, we take ownership of the performance agenda. Our expertise in programme and project management drives the efficient and effective delivery that the data centre sector demands.
Our cost and commercial management expertise and tools ensure robust control at every stage, while our procurement strategy and management enable clients to unlock the full value of the supply chain in programmes and projects.
Looking at the big picture, driving better overall outcomes, and having real confidence your programme is under control. We have particular expertise managing diverse property portfolios which span multiple territories.
Our project management experts bring independent advice and expertise to help navigate complexities and risks, realise opportunities and deliver on clients’ time, cost and quality objectives.
Controls and performance
Implementing best practice controls – across cost management, scheduling, risk management, quality, reporting and stakeholder management.
Cost and commercial management
We optimise cost performance at every stage by applying our proven methodologies, cost models, data and market intelligence. These approaches drive the pursuit of cost and value targets throughout the project lifecycle.