Accredited Tier Designer® (ATD) and Accredited Tier Specialist® (ATS) Programs

Uptime Institute has developed training curricula specifically for data center professionals, aligned to the globally recognized Tier Classification System—the international language of data center functionality and availability. Data center owners consistently specify Tier goals in requirements documents and contracts. Earning an Uptime Institute credential positions you for success at the top echelon of the industry.

These courses are led by senior Uptime Institute faculty, who are experts in the Tier Classification System and its effective application in the field. They have deep domain knowledge of engineering, IT, operations, and data center governance and draw on experience working with leading data center organizations around the world.

Completion of the course curriculum results in professional designations that are recognized and respected throughout the industry. Accredited Tier Designer is a technically focused training for individuals responsible for data center design. Accredited Tier Specialist provides instruction for individuals directly responsible for data center uptime and the professionals that support them.

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