What is Data Center Specification?
Data center specifications are standard specifications of data center based on their level or Tier as proscribed by the Uptime institute to classify data centers. Data centers are of four types based on their availability. These are
– Tier I: It comprises a single path for power and cooling distribution, without redundant components, and provides 99.671% availability.
– Tier II: It comprises a single path for power and cooling distribution, with redundant components and provides 99.741% availability
– Tier III: It comprises multiple active power and cooling distribution paths, but only one path is active. It has redundant components and is concurrently maintainable, providing 99.982% availability
– Tier IV: It is the highest standard and comprises multiple active power and cooling distribution paths, has redundant components, and is fault tolerant, providing 99.995% availability