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Press Release -- June 12th, 2012
Source: Interoute

Interoute expands ISO 27001 to London Data Centre Operations

Enterprise Security Management System protects managed hosting and Virtual Data Centre solutions 

London, UK June, 2012, Interoute, owner operator of Europe’s largest cloud services platform, today announced expansion of its ISO 27001 accredited Enterprise Security Management System to its London Data Centre Operations.  The internationally recognised information security management standard demonstrates Interoute’s commitment to providing enterprises with secure ICT managed hosting solutions across its Data Centre Operations, and the Virtual Data Centre private cloud service.  Data security is essential for enterprises to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of critical data to outsourced ICT solutions.  Interoute’s ISO 27001 accredited security controls ensure the necessary protection for companies to leverage the cost and technical flexibility of the cloud with Interoute, while protecting the privacy of their data security.

Security management is a vital component for organisations in today’s hostile ICT environment which can represent significant cost and risk to corporate data. With data privacy laws tightening, Interoute ensures the security of its cloud and managed hosting solutions through applications and continuous improvement of ISO 27001 security controls.  With a combination of ISO 27001 security and ITIL service management best practices, Interoute can deliver secure and quality outsourced data solutions across its network infrastructure in the ground to the managed hosting solutions in the cloud.

Joe Stevens, Chief Security & Risk Officer at Interoute commented: “Data security for outsourced ICT solutions is paramount for enterprises.   Interoute’s mature and ISO 27001 accredited Enterprise Security Management System ensures the application of the world’s best practice security and risk controls to our customer’s data within our London Data Centre Operations. We utilised a comprehensive and proven ISO 27001 security and risk management system for Operations and Data Centres across Europe, which includes protecting the data of our customers in our private Virtual Data Centre cloud solution.”

Interoute offers a full portfolio of managed hosting and cloud solutions to enterprises, as well as the network to connect and secure the cloud environment. This pan-European network provides dedicated capacity and protected transmission products, MPLS VPN, DDoS protection, firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Protection Services, as well as secure managed hosting solutions and VDC PAAS private clouds.  Interoute has adopted and integrated the ISO 27001 certification across its entire product portfolio and operations processes in order to maintain the security and quality objectives for its customers.

About Interoute

Interoute Communications Ltd is the owner operator of Europe’s largest cloud services platform, which encompasses over 60,000 km of lit fibre, 8 hosting data centres and 32 collocation centres, with connections to 140 additional third-party data centres across Europe. Its full-service Unified ICT platform serves international enterprises, as well as every major European telecommunications incumbent and the major operators of North America, East and South Asia, governments and universities. These organisations find Interoute the ideal partner for computing, connectivity and communications and developing new services. Its Unified ICT strategy has proved attractive to enterprises looking for a scalable, secure and unconstrained platform on which they can build their voice, video, computing and data services, as well as service providers in need of high capacity international data transit and infrastructure. With established operations throughout mainland Europe, North America, Dubai and Hong Kong, Interoute also owns and operates dense city networks throughout Europe’s major business centres.

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