QUITO, Ecuador, Aug. 12, 2019 - CenturyLink Ecuador S.A., a subsidiary of the global communications and IT provider CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), received Tier III Concurrently Maintainable Certification of Design Documents from Uptime Institute for its new data center in Carcelén, Quito, Ecuador. The certification recognizes high design standards for data center infrastructure and capability.
“We know our customers depend on us for a reliable data center experience, and we are committed to delivering a secure, efficient and scalable solution,” said Francisco Guzmán, general manager, CenturyLink, Ecuador. “To achieve this certification, a deep analysis was completed, enabling us to build a facility designed around our customers’ security needs and the quality of services provided to them. It was by taking this approach in the design of the data center we were able to meet the high standards demanded by the Uptime Institute.”
This is the fifth CenturyLink Tier III certified data center in Latin America. Customers can access the redundant, reliable data center services, laying a solid IT foundation for organizations both large and small.
About the Uptime Institute and Tier III Certification
The Uptime Institute is an independent international consulting organization, recognized as a reference for market practices on data center critical infrastructure.
In general, a Tier III design certification is based on a review of the design documents, and takes into consideration the planned construction and operation of the data center, including physical and logical safety structures, air conditioning and power structures, in addition to operational procedures and the ability to identify and isolate issues. It demonstrates that the data center is designed to allow maintenance of specific areas without impacting other parts of the infrastructure.
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