Tier Certification

Tier Certification Overview

To design, manage, and operate the critical infrastructure your business depends on, you need the most authoritative, evidence-based, and unbiased guidance. 

Uptime Institute has issued over 1200 certifications worldwide for design, construction, management, and operations against the Tier Standards - serving as our client's trusted partner in ensuring their facilities and operations meet key business objectives.

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Tier Certification of Data Center Design Documents

This Program Includes:

  • Assessment of designed facility performance, capacity and engineering requirements
  • Assessment of mechanical & electrical systems as well as architectural and site considerations
  • Vendor and contractor-independent third-party review of design documents
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Tier Certification of Constructed Data Center Facility

This Program Includes:

  • Third-party verification that your facility has been constructed to Tier-Certified design documents
  • Live demonstrations of key systems under real-world conditions to validate facility performance
  • Focus on identifying and addressing construction issues prior to facility operations commencing
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Tier Certification of Data Center Operational Sustainability

This Program Includes:

  • Comprehensive assessment of Tier-Certified facility management and operations practices
  • Identification of management and operations issues that can compromize reliability and performance
  • Emphasis on achieving operational best-practices to attain full potential of installed infrastructure
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TIER-Ready for Prefabricated and Modular Data Centers

This Program Includes:

  • Pre-validation of the modular data center at the manufacturer level
  • Reduction of certification time by 65% due to pre-validation process
  • Discounted cost for full Tier Certification of design, facility & operations
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Tier Certification Client Testimonials

Involta Discusses the TIER III Certification of their Akron, Ohio Facility

Compass Datacenters delivers clients certainty with TIER-Ready