Uptime Institute proudly awards Al Rajhi Bank the Highest Data Center Certification

05 February 2019

Al Rajhi Bank, the biggest Islamic Bank in the world, proudly accepts Uptime Institute’s Tier IV Certification, the highest certification yet, as the first Bank to receive this award in the GCC region.

Uptime Institute’s certification confirms that Al Rajhi Bank’s Data Center operates on the highest standards in quality and strong infrastructure within international practices.

Uptime Institute’s Tier IV Certification is considered the highest level of achievement that the Bank’s Data Center can accomplish. The Center is designed to tackle critical operations. It also plays an important role in case a device fails or a break in the distribution paths occurs. In this case, the system prevents and contains any type of situation on important IT Operations, in order to ensure an effective and complete response to all types of errors.

Waleed Al-Mogbel, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Al Rajhi Bank said that this certification is proof of the Bank’s leadership, technical progress and success on a global scale when it comes to being a reliable Data Center. He continued to stress how important it is for the Bank’s customers to understand Al Rajhi Bank's commitment to offering trust-worthy products.

Uptime Institute’s Certification is considered proof of the Bank’s mission to build a highly flexible Data Center ensuring the presence of vital systems, for the benefit of Al Rajhi Bank customers, through the support of the institution’s safe financial environment.

The Uptime Institute, the International Data Center Authority (IDCA), awarded more than 1500 certificates to Data Centers across 85 countries.

Mustafa Loni, Managing Director, Uptime Institute, MENA Region, said: “It is our pleasure to work with Al Rajhi Bank, the Bank that gives priority to developing best practices in critical operating systems and continues to showcase its solutions and innovate financial technologies to its clients. We congratulate them on their achievements.”

Uptime Institute is the International Data Center Authority (IDCA) that awarded more than 1500 certificates to Data Centers across 85 countries. The institute is considered the most trusted and adopted global standard for the proper design, build and operation of Data Centers – the backbone of the digital economy for the past 20 years.

The institute provides customers with the assurance that the digital infrastructure can perform at a level consistent with their business needs across a wide range of operating systems through its Data Center. It also helps organizations improve their IT assets while managing the costs, resources and efficiency. Today, the Institute has become the benchmark for Data Center reliability, sustainability and efficiency.

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