Enterprises assured of security in Interoute’s private cloud
London, UK – 26 July 2011, Interoute, owner operator of Europe’s most advanced next-generation network and largest private cloud, today announced its membership of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). Interoute has long recognised the immense potential of cloud solutions, providing leading enterprises across the world with private cloud solutions that have the necessary security controls required to protect their critical data across all technology platforms.
“Enterprises trusting their data to cloud solutions providers need to demand the highest levels of security. The Cloud Security Alliance and Interoute share the same philosophy, which is to enable organisations to employ the benefits of cloud computing without having to worry about the security of their data,” said Joe Stevens, chief security and risk officer of Interoute. “Interoute is focused on securing the data of Europe’s enterprises in the cloud and our membership in the CSA reflects this commitment.”
The CSA is a member driven organisation that was formed to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. Interoute maintains rigorous security and compliance controls, deploying an integrated Enterprise Security Management System across its operations to protect all critical data held within its private pan-European cloud. Interoute’s security
Jim Reavis, CEO of CSA, said: “We are delighted to have Interoute participate as a member of the Cloud Security Alliance. Cloud computing is becoming increasingly ubiquitous and security is a fundamental component for enterprises. CSA is focused on driving best practice for cloud solutions to demonstrate the necessary ‘trust’ assurances in the Cloud. Interoute’s participation, as one of the leading cloud solutions providers, supports CSA’s overall objective to demonstrate the benefits and commitment of service providers to secure critical data in the cloud.”
Interoute offers a comprehensive portfolio of security solutions including, DDoS protection, firewalls, Intrusion Protection and encryption Services, email filtering, and a Web application firewall (WAF). Interoute’s Enterprise Security Management System is based on the best practice management guidelines of the ISO 27001 accreditation, and has been awarded this certification across all of its operations and data centres.
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About Cloud Security Alliance
The Cloud Security Alliance is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders. For further information, see here www.cloudsecurityalliance.org and follow the CSAon Twitter @cloudsa.
Interoute is the owner/operator of Europe's most advanced and densely connected voice and data network, encompassing over 60,000 km of lit fibre, 8 Data Centres, 32 purpose-built colocation centres and on-net to another 150 partner Data Centres across the European footprint. Interoute’s full-service next generation network serves international enterprises from a broad range of sectors including aerospace, automotive, finance, pharmaceutical and retail, plus 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 hosting content, providing wholesale bandwidth and transit services, corporate connectivity or creating new services. With established operations throughout mainland Europe, in North America and Dubai, Interoute also owns and operates dense city networks throughout Europe's major business centres. Providing service and support in 15 European languages, Interoute is a key part of Europe’s Digital Supply Chain. The network is future-proofed, endowed with Europe’s largest fibre and duct reserve, and is a leader in the deployment of advanced network technologies, from the ground to the Cloud. www.interoute.com
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