Rapid Deployment Team Launches New Converge™ Data Center Building Kits
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – November 18, 2015 – AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, and Project Frog, Inc., the leading innovator in advanced component buildings, are pleased to announce the formation of a partnership to address the increasing need for data centers. The “Rapid Deployment Team” delivers new buildings that combine modular innovation with the quality and flexibility of traditional construction methods.
Project Frog creates value for the owner through its unique approach to construction. The company leverages the integration of best-in-class components from off-site manufacturing that are specifically designed for shipping and rapid on-site installation. The Converge™ data center kit, designed and engineered for maximum efficiency, results in an accelerated construction schedule which materially increases the speed to market of a revenue-producing data center anywhere in the world.
AECOM brings more than 25 years of experience planning, designing and constructing data centers and mission critical facilities round the world. The company’s top-tier professionals have a deep knowledge of the data center market and expertise in the turnkey provision of data center facilities. AECOM recognizes the need to provide solutions that allow simplified installation processes that enable future expansion with cost, time, and maintenance benefits.
“This partnership will provide our clients access to a service offering unparalleled in our industry,” said Louis Armstrong, Executive Vice President at AECOM. “Project Frog’s innovative and proven delivery method, combined with AECOM’s lifecycle data center services, creates a quality, turn-key delivery solution.”
The Rapid Deployment Team ensures the ability to nimbly respond to any data center request, leveraging a unique combination of innovation and resources. “Rapid deployment is key to effectively serving the growing data center market,” explained Project Frog CEO, Richard Guinn. “It is possible for speed, quality, and affordability to coexist and we are proving it on a large scale.”
With customizable solutions for small (1 megawatt) to large data centers (50+ megawatts), the AECOM and Project Frog Rapid Deployment Team simplifies and streamlines data center development. The solution allows for consistent and scalable roll out globally.
AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies had revenue of approximately US $18 billion during the 12 months ended September 30, 2015. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at live-aecom.pantheonsite.io and @AECOM.
About Project Frog
Project Frog is on a mission to revolutionize the way buildings are created by applying technology to overcome the inefficiencies of traditional construction. The company provides component buildings that assemble easily onsite, giving architects and builders a fast and cost effective way to create distinctive and energy-efficient buildings. The resulting structures are measurably greener and significantly smarter; brighter, healthier spaces that inspire better performance from the people who occupy them. Project Frog offers a versatile ecosystem of products that adapt to all kinds of uses including: Education, Healthcare, Data Centers, and much more. The company’s innovative systems are frequent recipients of industry awards for their design and performance. For more information, visit www.projectfrog.com.