March 5th, 2018 – Primacom Interbuana Data Center was awarded the world-class ANSI/TIA-942 Facilities Rated-3 by EPI Certification. This is a high distinction for Primacom Interbuana (hereafter Primacom), being the first commercial data centre to receive the TIA-942 Facilities Rated-3 certification in Indonesia. This means that Primacom Data Center is the only commercial data centre which has its facility validated as concurrently maintainable resulting in that the data centre can undergo any form of maintenance without the need to shutdown its customers IT environment therefore mission critical customer operations.
According to Edward van Leent, Chairman and CEO of the EPI Group of Companies, “We are very pleased to award the first TIA-942 Rated-3 certificate for a commercial data centre in Indonesia to Primacom. For customers considering a data centre colocation provider, we always urge them to look for providers with certifications to standards that are of superior quality (based on the standards criteria) such as the TIA-942, and not based on popular hearsay or herd-mentality. Ultimately it is your data, your business, your reputation, and you would want to ensure that they are fully protected. The TIA-942 Rated-3 certificate clearly distinguishes Primacom as a data centre services provider committed to provide the highest quality to their customers.”
“We chose the ANSI/TIA-942 over other standards/guidelines, because we wanted to benchmark our data centre to the best standard. The TIA-942 is superior in all aspects. The TIA-942 offers the complete scope, covering all areas required for a fully managed data centre, not only electrical and mechanical, but also architecture, telecom, location, safety, security and efficiency. Its criteria are available publicly and there are multiple auditors which gave us more flexibility. We selected EPI Certification as our auditor because of their outstanding reputation for professionalism, undisputable expertise in data centre and being a Certification Body, which is under the oversight of an Accrediting Body thereby ensuring competence and impartiality. Our customers can be fully assured that we have met this international standard’s criteria backed by the certification from EPI Certification.” said Mr. Ferdy Ichsan, Technical and Operation Director of Primacom.
EPI (Enterprise Product Integration) is a European-origin, global data centre specialist company with 30 years of experience, operating world-wide in over 60 countries and 130 cities through direct operations and a large partner network. EPI offers an extensive range of data centre expert services which include accredited data centre and IT training, audit and certification, and the DCOS® - Data Centre Operations Standard.
EPI is the world’s largest provider of accredited data centre training and ANSI/TIA-942 conformity audit and certification services. EPI is a registered Certification Body (CB).
EPI’s reputation has been built on delivering high quality technical expertise with a continuous drive for excellence and innovation. Always on the leading edge in its areas of expertise, EPI has released many world’s first innovations including the DCOS® - Data Centre Operations Standard®, Data Centre Framework®, DCCF® - Data Centre Competence Framework®, DCPT© - Data Centre Career Planning Tool, Data Centre Training Framework®, and the EPI IT Training Framework®.
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