Sao Paolo, Brazil (26 November 2018) – EPI awarded Gemelo Data Centres’ modular data centre solution the “TIA-942 Ready”, Rated-3 certification for its prefabricated data centres model G-BOX-T3 - 4-20 R – 20/120. The “TIA-942 Ready” certification is based on the most recognized global data centre standard, ANSI/TIA-942-B. This certification confirms that the design of the prefabricated modular data centre has met the standard for concurrent maintainability in electrical, mechanical and telecommunications. The ANSI/TIA-942 is the most highly regarded international data centre standard because it is a complete data centre standard and it is publicly available allowing full transparency on the certification criteria.
Gemelo Data Centers appointed TC Solutions and EPI to conduct the audit and certification. EPI Certification is a Certification Body and globally renowned for its high-quality service and professionalism. EPI are well recognized data centre experts and are the global leader for ANSI/TIA-942 audit and certifications.
According to Sidney Fabiani, Founder & CEO of Gemelo Data Centres, “We are extremely pleased that our modular data centre solution, which is installed in Sao Paolo, Brazil has been awarded the TIA-942 Ready Rated-3 conformity certification. It is our goal to have a modular data centre solution certification which is globally recognized to assure our customers that our solutions are meeting the highest quality standard and that we take our responsibility seriously to protect the business of our customers.”
According to Joseba Calvo, Managing Partner, EPI LATAM, “Market research has proven that infrastructure including telecommunications, electrical and mechanical, is the basis for an effective and efficient data centre, which Gemelo Data Centres clearly understands. The Gemelo Data Centres team is dedicated to continuously improve their infrastructure designs.”
According to Jayme Cosceli, CEO, TCSolutions, “It is an honor to work on this certification process with Gemelo Data Centres. We believe in raising the efficiency and effectiveness of all data centres in Brazil and joining the ranks of world-class data centres. We have partnered with EPI Certification to bring the highest quality of data centre audit and certification services to Brazil.”
According to Edward van Leent, Chairman & CEO, EPI Group of Companies, “We are seeing a greater than anticipated uptake of ANSI/TIA-942-B and the TIA-942 Ready certification. Recently, we have seen an increased demand from data centres requesting audits based on ANSI/TIA 942-B, as many indicated that there is now a single reference point covering all areas of the data centre infrastructure. ANSI-TIA 942-B is becoming a de-facto standard of data centre infrastructure globally.”
About Gemelo Data Centres
Gemelo is the leading company in outdoor pre-fabricated modular data centres in Brazil with 50 operational units all over Brazil. In addition to its Modular Data Centres solutions, Gemelo also offers an extensive range of products such as precision air conditioning, electrical distribution boards, modular substations and maintenance services for all kinds and sizes of data centres.
Gemelo has the biggest modular data centre plant in Latin America with capacity to produce until 48 units per year and 19 years of solid experience in data centre operation.
For more information, visit www.gemelo.com.br.
Brazil based TCSolutions, is a company serving the South American data centre market with certified professionals offering Independent consulting services to bring the highest levels of availability, efficiency and operational services to mission critical environments.
TCSolutions is associated with EPI, providing data centre professional training as well as data centre design and data centre conformity certifications according to ANSI-TIA-942.
For more information, visit www.tcsolutions.com.br.
EPI is a global data centre specialist company with 9 offices worldwide. Of European-origin, EPI has over 30 years of experience, operating in over 60 countries and 130 cities through direct operations and a large partner network. EPI offers an extensive range of data centre expert services which include accredited data centre and IT training, audit and certification, and the DCOS® (Data Centre Operations Standard). EPI is a registered Certification Body (CB) and the world’s largest provider of accredited data centre training and ANSI/TIA-942 conformity audit and certification services.
EPI’s reputation has been built on delivering high quality technical expertise with a continuous drive for excellence and innovation. Always on the leading edge in its areas of expertise, EPI has released many world’s first innovations including the DCOS® - Data Centre Operations Standard®, Data Centre Framework®, DCCF® - Data Centre Competence Framework®, DCPT© - Data Centre Career Planning Tool, Data Centre Training Framework®, and the EPI IT Training Framework®.
For more information, visit www.epi-ap.com.
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