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Garanti BBVA Data Center receives Tier IV Gold Certification

The BBVA Turkish unit joins a club of only 16 data centers worldwide with the highest certification.

Garanti BBVA continues to provide added value to the banking sector thanks to its investments in technology. For this reason, it was awarded the Tier IV Gold Certification in Operational Sustainability from the Uptime Institute, which develops data center sustainability standards.

This certificate demonstrates the high quality standards that Garanti BBVA applies to its critical tasks. It also shows that its digital infrastructure and organizational culture help it achieve its strategic objectives.

Ilker Kuruöz, Garanti BBVA Executive Vice President, stated: “The role of the IT Center at Garanti BBVA Teknoloji is essential for Garanti BBVA to make a difference with its technological innovations and new functionalities.” The bank has made important investments to improve the operational sustainability of the Garanti BBVA Data Center. Investments that have been relevant in getting these awards. “The certification highlights Garanti BBVA’s reputation and technological capabilities, which have once again demonstrated its commitment to offering a flawless service. It is a recognition of international prestige for which we are very proud,” added Ilker Kuruöz.

About Tier IV Gold Certification

Uptime Institute’s Tier Certification of Operational Sustainability (TCOS) provides Tier Certified data center owners, operators, and managers with an assessment of the prioritized behaviors and risks intrinsic to data center operations and serves as an essential guide for effective and efficient operations.

The Tier IV compliances standards established twenty-five years ago by the Uptime Institute are now accepted internationally as the premier paradigm for measuring data center performance.

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