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IT infrastructure
New Uptime analysis highlights worsening downtime costs and consequences
June 2022
New data from Uptime Institute has found that downtime costs and consequences are worsening as those involved in data infrastructure fail to find ways to curb outages.
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Cloud
Chayora receives Uptime Institute Gold Certification
March 2022
Uptime Institute has awarded Chayora Tier III Gold Certification of Operation Sustainability for its utilisation of infrastructure at its Tianjin campus.
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Certification
NTT's Cyberjaya 5 data center receives Uptime Institute, EPI certifications
April 2021
NTT’s Cyberjaya 5 data center campus has this week received two certifications from the Uptime Institute, as well as separate certifications from EPI.
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Uptime Institute
Colt DCS' Inzai 1 data center receives Uptime Institute Stamp of Approval
February 2021
By ensuring that management and operations measures are in place, data center downtime is minimized.
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Uptime Institute
Chayora's China data center Chayora now Uptime Insitite certified
November 2020
Chayora, the operator of several hyperscale data center campuses in China, has received Uptime Institute Tier III Certification of Design Documents, and OCP Ready certification.
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Hyperscale
Uptime Institute certifies STT Global Data Centres Bangkok facility
September 2020
The Uptime Institute has awarded the Tier III Certification of Design Documents to ST Telemedia (STT) Global Data Centres Thailand’s first hyperscale data center in Thailand.
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Outage
Two key ways to prevent data centre outages
July 2019
Power loss is still causing significant problems within the industry, according to more than 1600 operators and IT practitioners surveyed.
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Hybrid Cloud
Uptime Institute reveals insights into data center challenges
May 2019
The Uptime Institute has released the findings of its ninth annual Global Data Center Survey, which describes an increasingly complex data center market as it continues to adapt to change.
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Colocation
Digital Realty celebrates 12th consecutive year of ‘five nines’
March 2019
Data centre colocation and interconnection solutions provider Digital Realty has reached another milestone.
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Modular data centre
Data Exchange Networks achieves world-first
December 2018
After receiving a new Uptime Institute award, DXN is now the first modular data centre developer in the world equipped to blend different standards.
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Colocation
Data Exchange makes the Uptime Institute Tier Certification cut
September 2018
Big or small, it’s the same conditions for all with the Uptime Institute Tier system, and after reaching Tier III Data Exchange is confident it can go one better.
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IT infrastructure
NEXTDC data centres ‘leading the market in the southern hemisphere’
August 2018
NEXTDC's Brisbane data centre has becoming the first in the southern hemisphere to be awarded a new certification from Uptime Institute.
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Data Centre Cooling
Data center operators are in the midst of 'perfect storm'
August 2018
“Today, operators are grappling with new challenges, including increased complexity and high interdependency of systems and data centers."
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Data Centre Cooling
Uptime Institute awards Vertiv solution TIER IV-ready certification
August 2018
Asia’s Uptime Institite has awarded Vertiv’s SmartAisle Solution a TIER IV-ready certification this week.
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Hyperscale
5 reasons why Japan is a global data center powerhouse
March 2018
Moreover, in 2016, Google launched its first Japanese cloud region in Tokyo and second in Asia Pacific.
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NEXTDC
NEXTDC's Sydney data center wins gold for operational sustainability
March 2018
“We are pleased to award NEXTDC’s S1 Sydney data center with the Uptime Institute Tier III Gold Certification for Operational Sustainability."
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Edge Computing
The state of edge computing in Asia
February 2018
Taking a thoughtful approach to edge design, build and operations will go a long way toward achieving success in our rapidly evolving digital economy.
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Hybrid Cloud
Uptime Institute to start testing hybrid IT resiliency
February 2018
The number of organizations with complex infrastructures comprised of multiple data centers, colocation facilities and the cloud is on the rise.
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Edge Computing
New partnership lays groundwork for 20 new data centers across Australia
December 2017
“We are confident that Flexenclosure is the right partner for what is to be a significant rollout of IT infrastructure across Australia.”
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Events
DCD Zettastructure opens in London to discuss future IT challenges
November 2017
The event is delving into how digital transformation is unfolding at the edge & how this will shape the regional digital infrastructure challenges.
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Disaster Recovery
Maintaining data center operations, come hell or high water
October 2017
Throughout history, the Asia-Pacific region has been hit with its share of floods, earthquakes, landslides and typhoons.
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Cloud
NEXTDC paves the way for AU data centres with Uptime Institute certification
October 2017
Last month, NEXTDC celebrated the opening of its B2 Brisbane data centre, and the facility now welcomes its first customers, one of which is CT4.
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Schneider Electric
Uptime Institutes launches TIER-Ready program for modular data centers
September 2017
The Uptime Institute has launched a new design review program for manufacturers that want to validate specific designs of their pre-built solutions.
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IT infrastructure
Schneider Electric: Why DCIM has succeeded and struggled?
September 2017
By the time you read this post, I’ll be taking a seat at an Uptime Institute panel session to discuss the success of the technology and its travails.