IT - Operations

Uptime Institute's Data Center Tier Standards
SearchDataCenter, May 9th, 2019

"The Uptime Institute's data center tier standards are a standardized methodology used to determine availability in a facility. The Tiers provide a means of quickly stating the expected availability of the platform within the data center, as well as providing a standardized means of comparing facilities, which is increasingly important as hybrid cloud computing becomes a reality. The Tiers also cover operational sustainability, targeting how well a facility is run to meet its objectives..."

How To Perform A Building Security Assessment
SearchSecurity, May 9th, 2019

"There are four major systems to review in a building security assessment. Learn what they are and how to review their potential cyber and physical risks...

With your plan of attack in hand, building data gathered from the data request, a flashlight and notebook, you can begin to perform the building security assessment. Here are some examples to consider as part of the review that are relative to the hierarchy of systems identified in part one of this series..."

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