Accredited Tier Specialist


ATS (Accredited Tier Specialist)

Why ATS?

The ATS curriculum provides instruction on the Tier Standard: Topology and Tier Standard: Operational Sustainability, giving you a thorough grounding in the Standards and their application throughout the data center life cycle. Benefits of completing the ATS course include:

  • A professional designation recognized throughout the industry.
  • Learn to properly apply the Tier Standards from the experts who wrote and administer them.
  • Avoid prevalent Tier misinterpretations that can cause over-investment or shortfalls .
  • Effectively manage your outside experts and vendors.
  • Understand and communicate to stakeholders the full capability of a single data center—or portfolio.
  • Evaluate a facility’s true performance potential and avoid the shocks of unexpected outages.
  • Better align infrastructure and staffing investment with the business mission.
  • Bring together all stakeholders of your data center team to work to achieve a common uptime goal.