Accelerated by the pandemic, skyrocketing demand for processing power is driving the demand for new or expanded data centers. Global IT leaders are faced with the challenge of recruiting and retaining the technical staff to build these massive operations quickly and expertly, particularly in sparsely populated areas. That's why they seek a strategic partner with a global presence, the technical know-how, and ability to manage talent across multiple sites simultaneously.
Global IT managers know that building massive data centers around the world with aggressive go live deadlines requires potentially thousands of seasoned technicians. IT leaders face significant questions: how to find, train, and retain the right resources in the right places at the right times? And how to maintain consistent processes and outcomes at every site?
Enterprises are moving from the traditional patchwork of local teams to a global strategy standardizing requirements and methodologies for repeatable, predictable services.
Cultivating talent for the long haul requires a cyclical approach to recruiting, training, and retaining talent to reallocate resources (and knowledge) from one project to the next.
A skilled partner can orchestrate builds, retrofits, and maintenance giving you the ability to go to market quickly through strategic planning and rapid mobilization.
Having a global data-center strategy means anticipating (demand) requirements and putting consistent methodologies and mechanisms in place for hiring, retention, and redeployment from one site to another. It's investing in long-term, program-level training and reallocating resources to the next project for full-circle, repeatable, predictable services — and results — across all sites.
A working knowledge of each location's legal, financial, technical, and cultural laws, standards, and customs keeps each project running smoothly.
Black Box owns and operates strategically located, authorized training facilities that serve Europe and the United States, with more on the way. See more.
To ensure talent is ready when and where it's needed, Black Box follows a proven 10-step Talent Acquisition & Retention plan.
Services extend far beyond builds and retrofits to include day-to-day operations, building automation, and wireless networking.
A core project management and logistics team positively impacts the success of the project and team member satisfaction.
As an IT services provider dedicated to the hyperscale space, see how Black Box attends to the human aspect of data center builds on a local level with proven, globally tested processes and methodologies.Get the White Paper
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