Stream Data Centers: Committed to improving the critical environments experience through exceptional people and service
Cloud enablement and innovative technologies are shaping today’s enterprise IT strategies, inciting companies to update the way they value and operate their investment in physical IT infrastructure. In order to achieve business goals, leaders need flawless strategies to build and operate highly resilient, scalable, and efficient mission-critical environments. As a result, outsourcing colocation and facility operations to the right provider is a valuable and strategic solution that can provide resiliency, value, and benefits.
The answer to this conundrum is Stream Data Centers. Since 1999, Stream has been an active investor and industry leader, providing premium data center services, optimized value, and scalable critical environments to the Fortune 500 and beyond. To date, Stream has acquired, developed and operated more than three million square feet of data center space in Texas, Minnesota, California, and Colorado, representing more than 200 megawatts of power.
With a long track record of success, Stream understands the supply and demand dynamics of the data center market, and is able to forecast customer demand to proactively and cost-effectively deploy the right product and deliver a just-in-time facility. “These disciplines, aligned with Stream's capital, balance sheet flexibility and industry expertise, keep us ahead of the curve,” states Michael Lahoud, COO and Partner.
Stream’s Critical Environments Services teams provide customers with unparalleled, one-stop access to highly experienced professionals, committed to maximizing uptime and value without compromising health, safety, and security.
We are able to forecast customer demand to proactively and cost-effectively deploy the right data center product and deliver a just-in-time facility or service
Critical processes in hiring, training, process improvement, tools, and systems are vital in supporting Stream’s commitment to comprehensive infrastructure management and 100 percent uptime. This team leverages document control, financial reporting, and accountability matrices to track facilities operations, along with physical security teams that provide an additional layer of governance, managing policies, and procedures. To that end, Stream’s Critical Engineering Training Academy ensures a multi-level development lifecycle for staff, improving employee skill sets, and knowledge to minimize the risk of failure or disruption. These and other methodologies not only develop and increase staff performance, they positively impact the bottom line for operators and customers by retaining a valuable and consistent workforce.
In today’s competitive electricity market, Stream’s Energy Procurement Services enable customers to capture optimum energy pricing, contracts, and billing terms to enhance savings and achieve risk mitigation. “We believe in taking a proactive and comprehensive market-based approach,” adds Lahoud. With this approach the firm provides customers with an unbiased view of market conditions and advice on the best fit for their energy consumption.
In addition to the long list of customer-centric critical environments service offerings, Stream delivers a long list of hardened facility products such as Hyperscale Cloud Centers, Private Data Center™ halls,Retail Colocation Suites, Ready-to-Fit™ Powered Shells, or Build-to-Suit data centers. Scalable densities and a wide array of Stream locations and solutions allow customers to grow a carefully planned end-to-end data center footprint. Stream’s highly resilient and dedicated infrastructure is also deployed with appropriate audit compliance and certifications, so that compliance meets rigorous industry standards for relevant markets and industries.
Additionally, all Stream sales, implementation and management teams are empowered to ensure optimum flexibility that quickly define and meet customer business needs. “Our team members are equipped to lead decisions that expedite service and delivery for every Stream customer,” says Lahoud.