Uptime Institute is an unbiased advisory organization focused on improving the performance, efficiency, and reliability of business critical infrastructure through innovation, collaboration, and independent performance certifications.

Uptime Institute serves all stakeholders responsible for IT service availability through industry leading standards, education, membership, 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, Digital Infrastructure Resiliency Assessment, FORCSS®  methodology, accredited infrastructure training programs and the Efficient IT Stamp of Approval.

Through our globally respected Tier Standards, and other program offerings, we've helped enterprise and vendor organizations around the globe build and maintain business-critical infrastructure to optimize performance, reliability, and efficiency. We have awarded over 1700 Tier Certifications in over 100 countries and trained thousands of professionals with our Accredited Tier Training programs.

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