Data Center Design-Build Services

Our Data Center Design-Build solutions deliver outstanding value by compressing implementation into a clear, concise process that enables us to complete data centers on budget and on time. To support this commitment, we’ve assembled an exceptional team of leading data center talent uniquely capable of solving the toughest data center design and construction challenges. Our customers, some of the largest and most influential brands in the data center business, work with our team to save time, lower costs, improve ROI, increase reliability, improve efficiency and reduce risk.

Successful data center design projects require a balance that can only be maintained through a deep understanding of a client’s business requirements. This is where most providers fall short. In this industry, there’s no such thing as a “one-size-fits-all” solution. Before any equipment is selected, before any topology is chosen, before the floor plan is envisioned, we listen carefully to your data center requirements. This allows us to design the optimal solution to meet all of your needs.

From this analysis, we produce a quality, constructible design centered on the achievement of our client's business goals. Our vendor neutrality - meaning we’re not tied to any manufacturer’s equipment - gives us the flexibility to select the right design, equipment, and partners for our clients’ data center projects by putting their interests first.

We get it—in the high-stakes game of data center construction, value has its place—but reliability, performance and redundancy pay the bills, so every DSA data center is fully warranted and built to the most exacting of standards. Our veteran in-house team takes charge of every aspect of data center construction from start to finish. It’s simple. Our Design-Build process guarantees that collaboration and communication are seamless every step of the way.

The DSA Difference

Significant cost savings 

    • Overall project cost reduction by 5-18% over Design-Spec-Bid-Build (DSBB) and 4-10% vs. Construction Manager at Risk (CM)

    • Full Turnkey solutions with price guarantee options

    • Firm project cost reached earlier in process through comprehensive budgeting and conceptual design

Improved delivery and construction speed

    • End-to-end delivery time reduced by 15-33% over DSBB and up to 23% vs. CM

Single point of responsibility

    • DSA’s in-house expertise reduces financial risk; avoids transferring risk to outsourced vendors

 

Value engineering, in-house procurement and fewer change orders

    • Early collaboration between design and construction teams leads to cost effective, constructible solutions; and fewer change orders

    • Leveraged purchasing power reduces equipment cost

    • Vendor neutrality and multi-vendor expertise ensures a solution based on job requirements not vendor allegiance

Quality enhancement

    • DSA supports its quality solutions with comprehensive warranties that tie our success to yours

    • Final design is uniquely tailored to project requirements and budget

    • Early and continuous involvement of design team provides communication efficiencies and allows greater focus on quality control

 

 
 

Professional Services

  • Data Center Design & Engineering

  • Project Management

  • Data Center Construction & Equipment Installation

  • Permitting & Code Compliance

  • All Emergency Power, Mission Critical & Mechanical Equipment

  • Equipment Procurement

  • Raised Flooring & Ductwork

  • Fire Suppression; Security & Monitoring Systems

  • Wall & Ceiling Treatments

  • High-Efficiency Lighting Solutions

  • Coordination & Arc Flash Study

  • System Start-up & Commissioning

  • Site Selection, Validation & Documentation

  • Load Profiles & Capacity Review

  • Market Analysis & Competitive Review