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Uptime Institute Symposium: China Announced in Shanghai 22 March 2017

First China Event Addresses Issues Unique to Region

SEPTEMBER 8, 2016, SEATTLE, WA – Uptime Institute, the globally recognized data center authority today announced Uptime Institute Symposium: China set for 22 March 2017 in Shanghai at the Grand Hyatt. The Uptime Institute Symposium: China is designed to directly focus on both the opportunities and unique issues and assets in China, coupled with the ability for broader discussion on pressing global innovations and challenges.

This senior-level, exclusive event allows delegates to hear from Uptime Institute senior resources on key issues and topics on the data center and IT infrastructure landscape. Topics will range from a keynote and plenary sessions that speak to global issues and trends along with local issues presented by area experts and select guest speakers. The program will focus on the strategies for deploying data centers that are reliable, efficient, and responsive to the business environment with the ultimate goal of achieving IT Infrastructure Excellence.

“There is a considerable ongoing investment in China and coupled with rapid technological changes, there is continuous pressure on data center owners and operators to design and operate their mission-critical facilities to the very highest standards,” said Lee Kirby, president of Uptime Institute. “With our regional Uptime Institute Symposium: China, we combine deep executive level discussions with our data center and IT infrastructure experts along with regional executives deeply familiar with what is going on in the local markets to help solve specific issues. This will help individually address each market area to delve into local needs and requirements and help them to achieve their goals.”

An early snapshot of Uptime Institute Symposium: China sessions includes:
  • Ensuring the Performance of Your Data Center Facilities
  • The Organizational Imperative and Business Benefit of Efficient IT
  • How to Avoid a DCIM Procurement Disaster
  • Common Operations Pitfalls in Even the Most Advanced Data Centers
  • Guidance for Selecting IT Infrastructure Partners
  • Tiers Demystified: An explanation of the Uptime Institute Tier Certification Process
  • Complex Systems Failures: Solving Human Error at the Management Level
  • Commissioning & Testing: Why this Step is So Crucial to the Success of Your Capital Project
  • Lurking Vulnerabilities: Common Operations Pitfalls in even the Most Advanced Data Centers

The regional events are a strategic shift for Uptime Institute in order to bring Symposia to a number of markets around the globe, beginning in Dubai 7 December, 2016 at Uptime Institute: Middle East, and China in March of 2017. A full 2017 events calendar will be available from Uptime Institute soon. Additionally, Uptime Institute will participate in a number of important Data Center events from our sister division, 451 Research. These include the launch of Data Center Executive Summit in New York, 8 November, and an extended presence at the London-based Data Centre Executive Summit on 20 October.

About Uptime Institute
Uptime Institute is an unbiased advisory organization focused on improving the performance, efficiency, and reliability of business critical infrastructure through innovation, collaboration, and independent certifications. Uptime Institute serves all stakeholders responsible for IT service availability through industry leading standards, education, peer-to-peer networking, consulting, and award programs delivered to enterprise organizations and third-party operators, manufacturers, and providers. Uptime Institute is recognized globally for the creation and administration of the Tier Standards & Certifications for Data Center Design, Construction, and Operational Sustainability along with its Management & Operations reviews, FORCSS® methodology, and Efficient IT Stamp of Approval.

Uptime Institute ­­– The Global Data Center Authority®, a division of The 451 Group, has office locations in the U.S., Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil, U.K., Spain, U.A.E., Russia, Taiwan, Singapore, and Malaysia. 



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