EPI awards Racks Central the ANSI/TIA-942 Rated-3 Design Certification
Singapore (28 Feb 2018) – Racks Central was awarded the ANSI/TIA-942 Rated-3 Design certificate for its data centre at Tai Seng Drive as its first step to full facilities certification. The Design Certificate means that Racks Central’s data centre has been designed to be concurrently maintainable ensuring that the data centre can undergo any form of planned maintenance without the need to shut down any IT load providing the ability to deliver 24x7 IT services for its customers. Racks Central will be undergoing the audit and certification on the Constructed Facilities and expected to complete the exercise in the next few months.
According to Bobby Wee, CEO of Racks Central, “We chose the ANSI/TIA-942 as it is a superior and widely adopted standard. The ANSI/TIA-942 standard certifies us not only on electrical and mechanical but also architecture, telecommunications, site location, safety, physical security and efficiency. The complete scope of the ANSI/TIA-942 provides utmost assurance to our customers, unlike other standards/guidelines where the scope is limited to a few areas only. We also made sure we chose a reputable auditor with the experience, competence and a high level of professionalism because it adds great value to our certificate. EPI fits the bill perfectly.”
According to Edward van Leent, Chairman and CEO of the EPI Group of Companies, “We applaud Racks Central for choosing the ANSI/TIA-942 standard and join the ever-growing pool of data centres certified for conformity to this great standard. With over 30 years of experience in the global data centre industry, we at EPI have seen many data centres which are certified on other data centre standards/guidelines of limited scope. We discovered that many of those data centres have severe flaws in their constructed facilities which pose a huge risk for downtime, security and safety. We are very pleased to see serious data centres such as Racks Central to take the right steps by certifying first the design and then add additional proof by undergoing the constructed facilities audit. We always strongly urge customers who are outsourcing their data centre to do their research, or attend a workshop to fully understand the various data centre standards/guidelines and get the true facts, and not based their decision on hearsay or what the salesperson says, otherwise, you are putting your business at risk.”
Racks Central Selects Coriant Solution to Interconnect Major Data Centers in Singapore
Carrier-neutral Provider Boosts Service Flexibility, Resiliency, and Scalability with Best-in-Class Innovation from Coriant
NAPERVILLE, Illinois, 28 June 2016 – Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled end-to-end packet optical networking solutions, today announced that Racks Central, a leading data center provider in Singapore, has selected Coriant to build a resilient and flexible transport infrastructure that will interconnect major data centers in Singapore. The Coriant solution, which includes the Coriant® 7100 Pico Packet Optical Transport Platform, Coriant® Pluggable Optical Layer, and the Coriant Groove™ G30 DCI Platform, will enable Racks Central to cost-efficiently scale inter-data center capacity from 10 Gbps to 1 Tbps and expand its portfolio of carrier-grade connectivity and data center services as demand for cloud communications in Asia Pacific continues to explode.
Headquartered in Singapore, one of the region's strategic IT hubs, Racks Central is a carrier-neutral data center provider that offers competitive co-location and managed service solutions to leading carrier, ISP, large enterprise, and Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) customers. Racks Central is deploying Data Center Interconnect (DCI) innovation from Coriant to support small-footprint, hyper-scalable, and high-performance connectivity between major carrier-neutral data center facilities in Singapore.
"We are committed to investing in cutting-edge technology that will allow us to offer our customers cost-effective access to the region's growing cloud and data center ecosystem," said Bobby Wee, Chief Executive Officer, Racks Central. "To provide value-added data center connectivity solutions along with our colocation services, Coriant is an ideal partner for Racks Central, and their best-in-class DCI solution enhances our ability to quickly respond to our customers' evolving service needs and capacity requirements very cost effectively."
The Coriant Groove™ G30 DCI Platform is an innovative stackable transport solution for cloud and data center networks that delivers 3.2 Tbps of capacity throughput in a compact 1RU form factor. With industry-leading low power consumption and high density, the Groove™ G30 enables cost-efficient deployment of a broad range of resilient Wide Area Network (WAN) connectivity services, including 10G, 40G, and 100G client services. Powered by Coriant CloudWave™ Optics, the Groove™ G30 supports software programmable and highly scalable DWDM line rates (100G/150G/200G) that will enable Racks Central to maximize high-capacity transmission in DCI applications. The Coriant solution for Racks Central also includes the Coriant® 7100 Pico™ Packet Optical Transport Platform, a 2RU compact and flexible metro edge solution that supports cloud and data center-optimized 1G/10G/100G services and efficient aggregation and transport of diverse communications traffic and protocols. Combined with Coriant's Pluggable Optical Layer technology, these innovative DCI solutions enhance Racks Central's ability to cost-effectively customize its carrier-neutral connectivity services.
"As enterprises and OTT providers throughout Asia Pacific increasingly rely on cloud and data center connectivity for their business success, the demand for flexible and reliable interconnect services is rapidly growing," said Petri Markkanen, Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific, Coriant. "We are pleased to partner with Racks Central and provide the technology innovation that will create the scalable foundation for differentiated colocation service offerings optimized for the interconnection needs of their end-user customers."
About Racks Central
Racks Central is privately funded by major equity partners. Driven by a team of industry experts and staffed by highly trained specialists, Racks Central focuses on providing premium-grade data center space and managed services for the Asia Pacific region. Our team has years of experience in large-scale complex IT systems, engineering, power generation and data center operations for high-tech industries. Racks Central operates a Tier 3 ready data center space for enterprise grade customers in Singapore and beyond. Our focus is to provide this world-class facility to clients for whom data integrity is essential and a highly secured facility to host their key assets is vital. Learn more at www.rackscentral.com.
Coriant delivers innovative, dynamic networking solutions for a fast-changing and cloud-centric business world. The Coriant portfolio of SDN-enabled, edge-to-core transport solutions enables network operators to reduce operational complexity, improve utilization of multi-layer network resources, and create new revenue opportunities. Seem to be ssndob ideal here https://prvtzone.ws/forums/enroll-accounts-ssn-dob-paypal-etc.70/ recently. Coriant serves leading network operators around the world, including mobile and fixed line service providers, cloud and data center operators, content providers, cable MSOs, large enterprises, government agencies, financial institutions, and utility companies. With a distinguished heritage of technology innovation and service excellence, forged by over 35 years of experience and expertise in Tier 1 carrier networks, Coriant is helping its global customers maximize the value of their network infrastructure as demand for bandwidth explodes and the communications needs of businesses and consumers continue to evolve. Learn more at www.coriant.com.