CenturyLink pledged its commitment to data center operational excellence by pursuing the Uptime Institute M&O Stamp of Approval for all of the company’s data centers across the globe, validating the critical facilities management and operations practices of each data center.
CenturyLink understands that earning this credential demonstrates leadership and provides third-party assurance that a data center satisfies industry-recognized criteria for excellence, risk management, and reliability.
"CenturyLink’s commitment and achievements are unparalleled. This shows that CenturyLink has the confidence to be open and transparent about its industry-recognized data center facilities, operations and management, and we are honored that the company will use our Management & Operations Stamp of Approval as the standard across its global footprint," says Lee Kirby, president of Uptime Institute. "As organizations evaluate data center providers, M&O certification should be noted as a meaningful competitive differentiation."
By earning the M&O Stamp of Approval across all data centers, CenturyLink was able to:
- Entrust data center staff, management, and maintenance teams to deliver—without fail
- Gain increased operational efficiencies and improve facility performance
- Increase the reliability of critical infrastructure