1. Data Centers
Data centers are the key for businesses today. The availability and the ability of the data center to operate at peak performance and at the highest possible efficiency levels without interruption is crucial for business continuity. In today’s marketplace, businesses rely on technology to gain a competitive advantage. New technologies such as mobile computing, virtualization, and cloud computing are putting an increased strain on data center operations and driving demand for more power, cooling, and higher-speed connectivity.
Outlook is focused on guiding you through the process of selecting and designing the infrastructure upon which your entire data center will rely. Our Physical Infrastructure Designs are based on a deep understanding of industry standards and best practices, overall infrastructure, and business objectives.
These factors are the framework within which we develop the optimal physical infrastructure for your data center, seamlessly merging the physical systems (power, cooling, racks, pathways, cabling) with the IT equipment they support (servers, switches, storage and monitoring).
Outlook team can provide analysis and design strategies on:
Standards Based Infrastructure Design
Thermal & Power management
Green Building Credits
Outlook uses different Levels for Data Center Design services which can be summarized as:
a. Information Gathering
Scope of Work
b. Design Development n Floor Plans
Cabling & Pathway Layouts
3D & 2D Models
Power requirement analysis
Project construction management
Tender review and technical evaluations
c. Implementation project management.
On site project management
Commissioning supervision and testing
B. Data center audit
Data Center performance audit
Outlook data center conformance audit and certification services analyses and inspects all key elements of your data center to ascertain compliance to various industry standards such as ANSI/TIA-942, SS507, so as to ensure your business gets the highest availability and uptime with a sustainable operation model. Our data center audit certification checklist focuses on check points which include:
Architectural and site planning requirements
Electrical infrastructure requirements,
Mechanical and environmental control requirements
Security and compliance
Safety measures e.g. fire detection/suppression, exit strategies n
Disaster recovery planning
Data Center operation audit
Our data center operation audit objectives will review:
Correct operational procedures and personnel responsibilities, cross-functional and training
Change controls to ensure they are adequate to ensure that changes are tested and approved, before being moved into production
Reliable operational procedures to minimize business interruption and protection against data loss in the event of a disaster
Physical security controls to prevent unauthorized access to the data center
Having identified any shortcoming and inefficiency within the data center, Outlook will collaborate with you to produce a customized plan to suit your business needs and requirements of the standard chosen.
By consolidating standards and industry best practices, Outlook data center audit will ensure that your data center meets your needs both today and into the future.
2. People counting systems designs
Our team has more than 20 years’ experience working with retailer, shopping centers and Real Estate developers; designing people counting systems. Over the years; our team have gained extensive knowledge and experience in designing people counting solutions for stores servicing global and high end retail brands that included Swarovski, Nike, Ermenegildo Zegna, Tous, Gucci and MAF Fashion. For large shopping centers / Malls Some of the credible people counting solutions we delivered are present in a number of key shopping malls to name but a few:
- Liverpool One, Metro Centre (UK)
- Emmar Real Estate development – Dubai Mall
- Majid Al Futtaim Real Estate – Mall of the Emirates
- Mirdiff City Center (UAE)
- As well as malls in Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
Outlook uses different Levels for solutions Design services which include:
- Site Surveys. n Document Review
- High-level Analysis
- Solution development
- Scope of Works development