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September 7, 2017. London – Moscow. IXcellerate, Russia’s premier carrier neutral data center operator, is delighted to announce that company’s management has successfully negotiated a consulting project in conjunction with the experts of Uptime Institute. Following a detailed analysis of the technical documentation, the Uptime Institute’s team will deliver design recommendations to optimize both the performance and operability of the data center.

IXcellerate plans further expansion of its North Moscow campus, increasing its capacity by over 1000 racks. Working with Uptime Institute, on completion of this expansion, IXcellerate Moscow One will be looking to obtain Tier III certification.

Guy Willner, CEO and co-founder of IXcellerate, said:  “We welcome the collaboration with Uptime Institute, whose team and expertise have earned trust within the Russian business community. Our company is an active advocate of information transparency on the Russian DC market. IXcellerate is positioned as one of the market leaders, focusing on high quality of infrastructure and customer service. Independent certification is a crucial element, both: for us and for the Russian DC industry as a whole, because it contributes to the overall transparency and builds customers’ trust”.

Matt Thoene, Senior Vice President of Global Operations for Uptime Institute, commented: «We are pleased to see that IXcellerate appreciates the importance of Uptime Institute Certification in its market. Our recommendations are based on thoroughly designed package of objective and finalized standards, which reflect the unified stance of the whole community towards innovative practices, infrastructure possibilities and performance sustainability.  We wish Guy and his team every success with this next phase”.

For over 20 years, Uptime Institute has been providing customers with the assurance that their digital infrastructure can perform at a level that is consistent with their business needs, across a wide array of operating conditions. With its data center Tier Standard & Certifications, Management & Operations reviews, Efficient IT Stamp of Approval, and accredited educational curriculum for data center professionals, Uptime Institute helps organization optimize critical IT assets while managing costs, resources and efficiency. Today, thousands of companies rely on Uptime Institute to enable their digital-centric business success.



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