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ePLDT Expands TIA-942 Certifications To Four Data Centers

ePLDT further continues to fortify the reliability of its data center services as it expands its TIA-942 Design Certifications to four data centers—currently the most number of the said global certification achieved by a data center service provider in the country.

The design certification means that ePLDT’s data center facilities conform to the stringent standards of TIA-942 guidelines ensuring that any data center component—including major apparatus and equipment—can be removed, replaced, or repaired without disrupting the operations of its customers.

ePLDT currently owns the largest telco-neutral data center network in the country under the VITRO brand, which are strategically located across the Philippine archipelago. To date, only five data centers in the country have received the said TIA-942 Design Certification rating, four of which are from ePLDT including VITRO Makati, VITRO Clark, VITRO Cebu 2, and the newly-accredited VITRO Parañaque.

Nico Alcoseba, VP & Head of ICT Business for PLDT Enterprise, said that the new certification is a testament of ePLDT’s commitment to ensuring the availability and reliability of its customers’ critical data needs.

“Our customers rely on us for quality data center services for their mission-critical applications. And we at the PLDT Group are continuously fortifying our capabilities to meet the growing demands of our customers, and this latest certification is an attestation to our commitment of providing reliable data center services that will support their business resiliency and continuity,” said Alcoseba.

The TIA-942 Certification is a Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) program globally recognized as an industry benchmark for telecommunications data centers. It provides a detailed design specification for a highly available, secure, and well-connected facility to meet today’s IT assurance requirements.

The design guidelines set forth by ANSI/TIA-942 emphasize the redundancy design of data centers infrastructures to secure the highest availability during unplanned maintenance and infrastructure expansion without disrupting the services of colocation customers.

VITRO Parañaque is assured of achieving a minimum service availability of 99.99 percent uptime after its recently completed transformation program. This fortified the power efficiency, redundancy, and resiliency of the data center facility through power systems upgrades such as upstreaming of power redundancy and equipment modernization such as the upgrading of generator sets.

“As an end-to-end ICT service provider, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our infrastructure to better meet the needs of our clients. This new certification assures our clients of our commitment to always provide quality and reliable data center services,” said Dave Simon, ePLDT Chief Technology Officer and Cloud & Data Center Business Operations Head.

ePLDT has been aggressively growing its data center facilities since 2000, establishing itself as the Philippines’ premier data center provider. It is the largest telco-neutral data center in the country—maintaining 10 data centers and disaster recovery facilities with a 9,000-rack capacity and 26 MW of total IT capacity—ready for enterprise and hyperscaler needs such as colocation, cloud hosting, disaster recovery, managed servers, security, and network services.

For more information, visit epldt.com.

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