Headquartered in Houston Texas, Critical Infrastructure Solutions (CIS) is committed to providing our customers with a professional and friendly single source for their mission critical infrastructure needs. We offer a wide array of problem-solving services, UPS products, design and construction solutions, as well as technical facility integration, precision project management, and on-site testing of mission-critical systems. Our capabilities include:

  • UPS Sizing, Configuration, and Turn-Key Installation
  • In-Row Cooling/Perimeter Data Center HVAC 

  • Managed Services for Preventative Maintenance and Emergency Response

  • Assessment Services to Analyze Data Center Power, Maintainability and Operability

  • Data Center Critical Power and Cooling Commissioning Services

When it comes to mission-critical facilities, failure is not an option. That is why we compiled a team of data center experts in Houston with decades of critical power and cooling expertise. We work with you to ensure that your mission-critical facilities are maintained properly and provide the reassurance that a knowledgeable expert is available to address emergencies as they arise. Night and day, you can depend on CIS! 

Our client advocate team 

Jim McDowell, President

Mark Baughman, Data Center Design Consultant

Brett J. McDowell, Managed Services

Brock McDowell, Safety, Compliance, and Client Advocate


When a UPS or other critical data center equipment malfunctions, time is money. At CIS, we take pride in helping eliminate downtime. When an emergency does happen, it’s all hands on deck to get your systems back up and running.
— Brett J. McDowell, Managed Services