Facilities management should provide for the maintenance of the physical building structure and its surroundings such as landscaping, car parks, general lighting infrastructure, etc. as well as the infrastructure of the data center such as the MEP Fit-Out (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing) and other supporting areas.

Facilities management should ensure that each and every piece of equipment and component is maintained in accordance with the life cycle planning, and that the execution of the maintenance can be adjusted to meet changing IT and business requirements
(e.g. sustainability, profitability, corporate social responsibility, etc.)