The 451 Group Acquires Uptime Institute
The Uptime Institute was founded almost two decades ago by Kenneth G. Brill, often hailed as one of the “fathers of the data center industry.” Brill will step back from management and operational leadership of the Institute but will continue to provide strategic guidance and function as a global spokesman on behalf of the organization.
W. Pitt Turner, IV, who currently leads the Uptime Institute Professional Services business-previously known as ComputerSite Engineering-has been appointed executive director, Uptime Institute. He will report to Martin V. McCarthy, CEO of The 451 Group. McCarthy will now also serve as Chairman, Uptime Institute.