Top 10 Considerations for
Enterprises Progressing to Cloud

Andrew Reichman, a Research Director for cloud data
within the 451 Research Voice of the Enterprise team,
previews his Uptime Institute Network presentation on
management considerations for IT organizations
weighing “best-execution venue” decisions.

LinkedIn’s Oregon Data Center Goes Live,
Gains EIT Stamp of Approval

Uptime Institute congratulates LinkedIn for earning
our Efficient IT (EIT) Stamp of Approval for its new data
center in Infomart Portland. The facility had exceeds
extremely high standards for enterprise leadership,
operations, and computing infrastructure.

Reduce Data Center Insurance Premiums

Uptime Institute President Lee Kirby discusses how companies
can reduce premiums by providing an Uptime Institute
Tier Certification of Operational Sustainability or
Management & Operations Stamp of Approval to insurers.

IT Chargeback Drives Efficiency

Instead of bundling all IT costs as overhead, a chargeback
program holds internal customers accountable for their usage,
leading to increased efficiency.

Examining and Learning from Complex Systems Failures

Conventional wisdom blames “human error” for the majority of outages,
but those failures are incorrectly attributed to front-line operator errors,
rather than management mistakes.


For those making strategic decisions that will drive revenue for their business.


It’s up, but you keep it running with precision.


The best laid plans start with you – excellence is built in.

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About the Journal

The Uptime Institute Journal was founded in 2013 to promote thought leadership, innovation, and proven methodologies of various disciplines and professions within the global data center industry. Its mission is also to showcase world-class projects, recognize individual- or team-level accomplishments, and further the industry at large. This publication is committed to senior-level, peer-to-peer knowledge transfer—expertise provided by the individuals responsible for development, execution, or oversight of major data center initiatives.

The Uptime Institute Journal will aggregate experience and perspective from Accredited Tier Designers (ATDs), Accredited Tier Specialists (ATSs), Network Members from all four regions (North America, EMEA, Latin America, Asia-Pacific), and Tier Certification awardees, as well as Uptime Institute’s technical staff, with field experience in dozens of countries.

Additionally, we are working to bring you information that is relevant to you and your role: Executive, Operations, Design. With the eJournal you will be able to quickly filter the content based on your preferences. You will also be able to enjoy the content the way you prefer – online, or as an app on your favorite Android or iOS device.

INSIGHTS is dedicated to bringing you relevant and timely information concerning the data center industry. Content will include thought leadership from the Uptime Institute and the 451 family of companies as it pertains to the global data center industry.

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