EBRC Tier IV Certification of Constructed Facility: a premiere in Luxembourg The Uptime Institute recently awarded EBRC Resilience Centre South with the Tier IV Certification of Constructed Facility-- the first in Luxembourg, third in Europe and ninth worldwide

A new world premiere for EBRC, Luxembourgish unique "Trusted ICT One-Stop-Shop provider," already operating two Tier IV Design Certifications and recently a Tier IV Certification of Constructed Facility (TCCF) Data Centre.

Based in Luxembourg, EBRC's vision is to become a European Centre of Excellence in the Management of Sensitive Information by providing end-to-end certified "Trusted Europe Services," from Data Centre Services to integrated Cloud Computing and ICT Managed Services.

For EBRC, this quest for excellence begins with world-class Tier IV Data Centres Certified by Uptime Institute.

LUXEMBOURG, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EBRC, the Luxembourg leader in highly secured integrated "Trusted Europe Services" (Data Centre Services, Managed Services and Cloud Services, Advisory and Security Services), once again stands out internationally by being Tier IV Certification of Constructed Facility awarded by the Uptime Institute for the Resilience Centre South (RCS).

This unbiased third-party certification of each system, providing assurances that there are no shortfalls or weak links in the infrastructure, confirms the RCS was designed and constructed to meet the organisation's highest availability objectives.

This Certification recognises EBRC's Resilience Centre South design, construction, and testing as supporting any planned work or unplanned failures to the site infrastructure without disrupting operations. Furthermore, Tier IV criteria are founded on the capability to detect and isolate a fault within a facility's critical systems while sustaining the critical load and without any impact to the delivery of power and cooling.

"We congratulate EBRC on this award, which marks a higher standard of service for commercial data centers," says Philip Collerton, Uptime Institute Managing Director ‒ EMEA. "This Tier IV Facility Certification is emblematic of the increased adoption of Uptime Institute Tiers in the heart of Europe and EBRC's commitment to the Design and Facility Certifications ensures that the data center is consistently and rigorously designed, constructed, and tested. The list of Tier IV Facility Certifications is deservedly few and this award represents a true global achievement."

EBRC's continuous quest of Excellence, Agility, Commitment and Trust reinforces the unique position of EBRC and demonstrates Luxembourg position as an Excellence Centre in the heart Europe, as far as the supply chain management of sensitive or highly strategic information is concerned.

"What impressed me most about this project is not the 'stuff,' but the people. The most compelling message taken from EBRC Tier IV Facility Certification effort is not only the technical capabilities of the facility, which are significant, but the sense of commitment of management and the engineering staff throughout the RCS design, construction and commissioning. A successful Facility Certification requires a commitment across the engineering and management levels, but Tier IV even more so," says Ed Rafter, Uptime Institute Senior Consultant.

Certified with the highest international standards - PCI DSS Level1, ISO 27001, ISO 20000, ISO 9001, ITIL, Prince2 – this recent Tier IV Fault Tolerant Certification of Constructed Facility represents the culmination of EBRC's investment and commitment to site uptime availability.

About EBRC
Responding to issues and stakes related to the management of sensitive information and infrastructures, EBRC is recognised as the European leader in ICT solutions thanks to its unique One-Stop-Shop "Trusted" offer.

TRUSTED DATA CENTRE SERVICES
An advanced ICT environment to support your business
Full Data Centre Services based on redundant Tier IV Certified infrastructures:

  • 5 interconnected Data Centres: 17,000 m² of flexible & scalable IT infrastructure
  • 2 Tier IV Design certified Data Centres
  • 1 Tier IV  Fault Tolerant - Constructed Facility Data Centre certified
  • 24/7 advanced Data Centre Services

TRUSTED CLOUD EUROPE SERVICES
Technology as a Service, enabling fast & secure business deployment 
Flexible infrastructures management through:

  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS) - TrustedCloudFactory
  • Trusted Back-up & Restore Services (TBRS)

TRUSTED MANAGED SERVICES
End-to-end management of sensitive ICT infrastructures
From the architecture design and the implementation to the daily operations and future developments

TRUSTED RESILIENCE SERVICES
Design, implementation and management of Business Continuity Solutions coupled with the management of ICT security based on resilient infrastructures

  • 3 Business Recovery Sites
  • 2 hours deployment after invocation
  • 1 000 fully equipped workplaces, Trading rooms & Financial Feeds Recovery
  • Emergency Command Centres, Mutualised Recovery Platforms
  • Trusted Resilience & Security Services

TRUSTED ADVISORY SERVICES
Guidance and Advisory in management of ICT Risks and ICT Outsourcing

  • Risk Assessment, Business Impact Analysis
  • Business Continuity Management
  • ICT Outsourcing & Performance Advisory
  • IT Security Services
  • Data Centre Advisory Services
  • Forensics, Log Management

About Uptime Institute
Uptime Institute provides independent thought leadership, certification, education and professional services for the global  digital  infrastructure industry. It serves all industry stakeholders, including enterprise and third-party data center owners and operators, manufacturers, service providers and engineers. Through Uptime Institute Professional Services, Uptime Institute delivers due diligence assessments and certifications of site infrastructure and site management in accordance with the Tier and Operational  Sustainability Standards. Uptime Institute is a division of The 451 Group.           

Headquartered in New York, with offices in key locations, including San Francisco, Washington DC, London, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Sao Paulo, Dubai and Singapore, The 451 Group also owns 451 Research, a leading technology-industry syndicated research and data service provider focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation, and Yankee Group, the preeminent research and advisory firm equipping companies to profit in a mobile world.   

SOURCE Uptime Institute



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