Bangalore, India – March 10, 2015 – Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company 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 centers at Greater Noida-II and Pune.
This assessment was carried out by Enterprise Product Integration Pvt. Ltd (EPI), a global company offering an extensive range of data center 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, Managing Director, Enterprise Product Integration Pvt. Ltd (EPI), said, “TIA 942 is the first standard to specifically address all facilities aspects of data centers and provide assessment ratings. 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. The latest addition of TIA 942 Level 3 certification for the Greater Noida II and Pune data centers further strengthens Wipro’s capability in the area of delivering highest level of SLA for mission critical applications.
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 through standards development, policy initiatives, business opportunities, market intelligence and networking events. TIA is accredited by ANSI (American National Standards Institute) as a “Standards Developing Organisation” (SDO). The ANSI/TIA-942 :2014 Rated 3 Certification confirms the Concurrent Maintainable Data Center design to the requirements of the standard involving over 2,600 criteria encompassing Architectural, Electrical, Mechanical, Telecommunication, Security and Safety.
EPI, with its corporate headquarters in Singapore, is a European origin company operating world-wide via direct operations and a large partner network. EPI’s focus is on mission critical, high-availability environments. EPI gained an international reputation as a company offering an extensive range of data center infrastructure services including data center consultancy, audit, certification and training. The Company has developed a reputation for high quality technical expertise, flexibility, innovative techniques, personal service and a powerful combination of capabilities and technologies.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of “Business through Technology” – helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner’s approach to delivering innovation, and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of over 150,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents.