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The 451 Group acquisition could reinvigorate the data center consulting think tank.
Uptime's is ready to update its tier system, which has been the de facto standard for data center availability. But will the changes address criticisms that existing tiers were outmoded and rigid?
With three major players in the game, where should you look for data center design standards? This tip discusses the similarities and differences between the Uptime Institute tier system, TIA-942 and BICSI 002-2010.