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Two key ways to prevent data centre outages
Power loss is still causing significant problems within the industry, according to more than 1600 operators and IT practitioners surveyed.
Uptime Institute reveals insights into data center challenges
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.
Digital Realty celebrates 12th consecutive year of ‘five nines’
Data centre colocation and interconnection solutions provider Digital Realty has reached another milestone.
Data Exchange Networks achieves world-first
After receiving a new Uptime Institute award, DXN is now the first modular data centre developer in the world equipped to blend different standards.
Data Exchange makes the Uptime Institute Tier Certification cut
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.
NEXTDC data centres ‘leading the market in the southern hemisphere’
NEXTDC's Brisbane data centre has becoming the first in the southern hemisphere to be awarded a new certification from Uptime Institute.
Data center operators are in the midst of 'perfect storm'
“Today, operators are grappling with new challenges, including increased complexity and high interdependency of systems and data centers."
Uptime Institute awards Vertiv solution TIER IV-ready certification
Asia’s Uptime Institite has awarded Vertiv’s SmartAisle Solution a TIER IV-ready certification this week.
5 reasons why Japan is a global data center powerhouse
Moreover, in 2016, Google launched its first Japanese cloud region in Tokyo and second in Asia Pacific.
NEXTDC's Sydney data center wins gold for operational sustainability
“We are pleased to award NEXTDC’s S1 Sydney data center with the Uptime Institute Tier III Gold Certification for Operational Sustainability."
The state of edge computing in Asia
Taking a thoughtful approach to edge design, build and operations will go a long way toward achieving success in our rapidly evolving digital economy.
Uptime Institute to start testing hybrid IT resiliency
The number of organizations with complex infrastructures comprised of multiple data centers, colocation facilities and the cloud is on the rise.
New partnership lays groundwork for 20 new data centers across Australia
“We are confident that Flexenclosure is the right partner for what is to be a significant rollout of IT infrastructure across Australia.”
DCD Zettastructure opens in London to discuss future IT challenges
The event is delving into how digital transformation is unfolding at the edge & how this will shape the regional digital infrastructure challenges.
Maintaining data center operations, come hell or high water
Throughout history, the Asia-Pacific region has been hit with its share of floods, earthquakes, landslides and typhoons.
NEXTDC paves the way for AU data centres with Uptime Institute certification
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.
Uptime Institutes launches TIER-Ready program for modular data centers
The Uptime Institute has launched a new design review program for manufacturers that want to validate specific designs of their pre-built solutions.
Schneider Electric: Why DCIM has succeeded and struggled?
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.
Uptime Institute launches its own data center research company
“We have identified a critically important void in the industry."
Interview: Uptime Institute on decreasing the risk of data center incidents
Data center infrastructures are the basis for conducting business and have become the single largest capital asset owned by most corporations.
How advanced analytics and predictive simulation help data centers enhance performance
One benefit of incorporating both on-premise DCIM and IMaaS is the possibility of performing predictive maintenance.
Uptime Institute awards certification #1000 - demand for performance insight continues
There is a global demand for predictable and guaranteed levels of performance which can only be achieved through an impartial assessment.
On a mission for transparency - Switch introduces Tier 5 data center standard
"Switch's Tier 5 standard injects critical parameters to enhance availability and reliability for the colocation industry."
Pi DATACENTERS achieves certification of the highest standard
“We are thrilled to be part of the elite league of data centers in the world to have received the Uptime Institute Tier IV Design Certification."