CtrlS becomes the first EPI certified Tier IV datacenter in Asia Pacific

CtrlS Data Center Operations Awarded EPI certification for its Tier IV datacenter facilities by Enterprise Product Integration Pte Ltd, Singapore

Online PR News – 09-July-2011 – – CtrlS, India’s leading global data center solution provider,announces the EPI certification for its Tier IV datacenter facilities based on ANSI/TIA-942. With this certification, CtrlS has become the first Tier IV datacenter in the Asia Pacific region to receive this certification. CtrlS provides managed data center services to major corporations in Financial Services, Utilities, Service Companies, and Government. The EPI certification signifies that CtrlS operates its datacenter facilitiesat a world-class level.

Enterprise Product Integration Pte Ltd Singapore has rated every aspect of the CtrlS datacenter operations in accordance with the guidelines on datacenter design, compliance, and its DR readiness. The EPI Certification service is an extensive survey covering over 2,600 criteria of the datacenter according to the internationally recognized ANSI/TIA-942 standard.

The audit reviews the following areas:
• Data center location and construction
• Electrical layout and dimensioning
• Environmental control and monitoring
• Fire Suppression
• Electromagnetic Field analysis
• Network
• Operational Security and safety measures
• Maintenance and Support

Commenting on the certification, R.S. Prasad Rao, Senior Director at CtrlS Datacenters Ltd. said, “I am very pleased to announce the EPI certification for our datacenter facilities. Our Tier IV data center facilities help meet the rising customer requirements for Co-location, Managed Hosting & Data Storage and a suite of other complementary services including Managed Security Services and storage requirements of our customers from across the globe. CtrlS has chosen the Tier ratings based on ANSI/TIA-942 as this is an open public standard for Tier levels which therefore allows transparency to our end-users helping them understand what level of investment CtrlS has done to ensure customers business is well protected.This, we believe will provide further impetus towards strengthening our foothold in the Enterprise Data Services marketplace

He further added, “The EPI certification for our Tier IV data center facilities endorses CtrlS’s commitment to its domestic and overseas customers to support their business needs while providing end-to-end solution for connectivity, managed and data center services.”

Mr. Edward Van Leent, Chairman & CEO, Enterprise Product Integration Pte Ltd, said, “CtrlSEPI Certification for its data center facilities will help distinguish it above its competitors. We applaud CtrlS for its leadership in recognizing the importance of a world-class data center management program.”

He further adds “EPI’s Tier Classification audit is based on the well recognized international standard ANSI/TIA-942 for ensuring a data center is designed and built to supply the uptime required by the business and its customers. EPI’s Tier Certification is a globally applicable and recognizable validation of a data center’s capability to perform maintenance or respond to a fault without affecting the data center’s availability.”

About Enterprise Product Integration Pte Ltd, Singapore
EPI Singapore is a European origin company operating world-wide via direct operations and a large partner network. EPI’s focus is on mission critical, hi-availability, environments. EPI gained an international reputation as a company offering an extensive range of data center infrastructure services including consultancy, audit, certification and training. The company has developed an international reputation for high quality technical expertise, flexibility, innovative techniques, personal service, and a powerful combination of capabilities and technologies. For more information visit www.epi-certification.com

About CtrlS
With over 20,000 racks planned across India, CtrlS is the country’s first and only certified Tier 4 datacenter and is offering cutting-edge DR solutions to over a 100 large enterprises across verticals. CtrlS has invested a lot of time and effort in creating a fault tolerant datacenter which can guarantee an uptime of 99.995%, the highest in datacenter industry. To know more about On-Demand Private Cloud, and our Cloud Computing solutions send us an email to marketing@ctrls.in or visit www.CtrlS.in