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IXcellerate Announces First Data Centre in Russia to Achieve Prestigious IBM Certification
The Resilience Level Code was developed by IBM as an objective system for comparing the functionality of a particular data centre infrastructure and examines the facility’s ability to provide concurrent maintainability with no disruption to the service that the data centre is delivering.
The IBM certification is measured as an equivalent to the TIA-942 Tier 3 classification with some additions and covers cabling infrastructure, tiered infrastructure reliability, environmental considerations, site space and layout.
IBM Level 3 also serves as a guarantee for clients of the datacenter with at least 99.982% availability during the worst-case disruption, the same level as TIA942 Tier 3.
IXcellerate exceeds this by offering its clients 99.999% SLA, where they are financially reimbursed if the downtime exceeds 5 minutes and 16 seconds per year.
“This prestigious award provides reassurance to our clients that they are positioning their data in a secure, world-class data center.” said Guy Willner, CEO of IXcellerate.
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IXcellerate is an unparalleled carrier neutral datacentre operator in Moscow, which is comparable to the quality of datacentres in America and Western Europe. IXcellerate offers pure-play co-location designed to meet the standards of financial institutions, multinational corporations, international carriers and major content providers.
Opened in 2012, IXcellerate’
The datacentre operates with a zero-downtime approach, which is evident from its design and equipment through to our highly skilled team of experts. This industry-leading SLA combined with the high corporate governance standards implemented by IXcellerate appeals to clients with demanding requirements who expect the best international standards.
IXcellerate was founded by Guy Willner (co-founder and former CEO of IXEurope, former President Europe for Equinix Inc.), and Cliff Gauntlett (former SVP of Golden Telecom in Russia).
IXcellerate customers include Orange Business Systems, NTT, Le Pain Quotidien group and a major international market data company.