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Press Release -- May 11th, 2010
Source: Interoute
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Interoute attains PCI DSS Compliance

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May 11, 2010

Interoute's Amsterdam, Berlin and Geneva Data Centres achieve PCI DSS accreditation

London, UK – 10 May, 2010, Interoute, owner operator of Europe’s most advanced next-generation network, today announced PCI DSS certification of its Amsterdam, Berlin and Geneva Data Centres. PCI DSS, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, represents a rigorous security standard for ICT service providers to store, process or transmit large volumes of credit card data on their managed hosting solutions.

'Interoute offers a full portfolio of secure managed hosting solutions to enterprises with more than €1 billion in e-commerce transactions flowing through its data centres each day.' stated Steve Owen, Interoute's Director Information Security, 'PCI DSS was aligned with our ISO 27001 accreditation controls to support our customer efforts to maintain their e-commerce obligations and proves our secure managed solutions for the world's leading companies.'

Interoute's Unified Computing solutions provide the security features necessary to maintain PCI DSS compliance for e-commerce providers and professional services know-how required to deliver. Interoute provides managed hosting solutions that cover all the control requirements for PCI DSS. This includes secure firewalls, intrusion detection/intrusion protection and encryption, with physical and logical security components embedded across all layers of the managed hosting solution.

About Interoute

Interoute is the owner operator of Europe's most advanced and densely connected voice and data network, encompassing over 57,000 kms of lit fibre and 59 data centres. Its full-service next generation network serves more than 12,000 customers across a broad range of sectors from finance to retail and every major European incumbent, as well as the major operators of North America, East and South Asia, governments, universities and research agencies. These organisations find Interoute the ideal partner for hostingwholesale transit services, corporate access or creating new services. With established operations throughout mainland Europe, North America and Dubai Interoute also owns and operates dense city networks throughout Europe's major business centres. More than €1 billion in e-commerce transactions flows through its data centres each day, making Interoute a key part of Europe's Digital Supply Chain. www.interoute.com content, providing

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