UPTIME INSTITUTE

SINCE 1993, THE UPTIME INSTITUTE HAS PROVIDED THOUGHT LEADERSHIP ON BEST PRACTICE FOR DATA CENTRE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT

Uptime Institute is an unbiased and independent, internationally-recognised advisory organisation focused on evaluating, improving and rating the performance, efficiency and reliability of data centres through certifications. Uptime Institute serves all stakeholders responsible for IT service availability through industry-leading standards, education, peer-to-peer networking, consulting and award programs delivered to enterprise organisations and third-party operators, manufacturers and providers. Uptime Institute is recognised globally for the creation and administration of the Tier Standards and Certifications for Data Centre Design, Construction, and Operations, along with its Management and Operations (M&O) Stamp of Approval, FORCSS® methodology and Efficient IT Stamp of Approval.

Uptime Institute ¬¬– The Global Data Center Authority®, a division of The 451 Group, has office locations in the U.S., Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil, U.K., Spain, U.A.E., Russia, Taiwan, Singapore, and Malaysia. Visit www.uptimeinstitute.com for more information.

METRONODE AND THE UPTIME INSTITUTE

Today, the 100-plus members of the Institute’s global Site Uptime Networks are mostly Fortune 100-sized companies having multiple data centres averaging 50,000 square feet of computer room area and consuming six megawatts of utility power.

Metronode is committed to being a world leader in the design and construction of next generation data centres. As part of this commitment, Metronode now operates the first Uptime Institute Tier III Gold Operational Sustainability data centres in Australia. All of its new sites will be designed in accordance with the stringent specifications of the Uptime Institute’s Tier III ‘continuous maintainability’ standard, in addition to meeting a range of ITU and Australian standards.