Wipro’s India data centres receive ANSI/TIA 942 certification


Bangalore: Wipro today announced that it has been awarded with a ANSI/TIA 942: 2014 Rated 3 design conformity certificate for its state-of-the-art data centres. This assessment was carried out by Enterprise Product Integration Pvt. Ltd. (EPI), a global company offering an extensive range of data centre infrastructure services including data center consultancy, audit, certification and training.

ANSI/TIA-942:2014 is a quality standard for data centers that represents worldwide consensus from industry leaders on data center design and build. TIA (Telecommunications Industry Association) is the leading trade association representing the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry.

Wipro’s data centers are certified with ISO 27001, ISO 9001, OHSAS:18001 and ISO 14001 and are designed as per green Data Center guidelines. The principal advantages of designing data centers in accordance with TIA-942 include standard nomenclature, failsafe operation, robust protection against natural or human made disasters, and long-term reliability, expandability and scalability.

Soumitro Ghosh, Chief Executive, Wipro Infotech said, “At Wipro, we have always invested in innovative management programmes that help us offer a high level of availability and reliability to our customers. Wipro chose the ratings based on ANSI/TIA-942 as it is an open public standard for rating levels, and allows transparency to our end-users by helping them understand Wipro’s commitment to ensure protection of the customer’s business. This, we believe will provide further impetus towards strengthening our foothold in the enterprise data services marketplace.”

Siddharth Jain, MD, EPI said, “We have audited Wipro’s design of the data center against 2600 controls and design aspects aimed at providing a robust data center facility to its customers. We are happy that the designs for Wipro data centers at Pune and Greater Noida II sites have been certified by EPI for Level 3 Rating, which ensures the design is catered for providing data center services on a 24×7 basis which are concurrently maintainable.”

Wipro has been investing significantly in data center and cloud services in US, Europe & Asia geographies. In India, the company has built 4 best in class high density data centers with a total capacity of 2000 racks specifically designed to meet enterprise needs.

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