London, UK – 1 May, 2013, Interoute, owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform, today announced PCI DSS certification of its Paris Data Centre Operations. Interoute maintains a PCI DSS certification for Data Centre Operations in its Amsterdam, Berlin, Geneva, London and Paris data centres, providing a secure Data Centre environment and managed hosting services to enable customers to meet their e-commerce requirements in compliance to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). This certification, aligned to Interoute's managed hosting and professional services, provides Enterprises with the building blocks to securely manage their e-commerce applications.
Interoute’s PCI DSS certified data centres in in Amsterdam, Berlin, Geneva, London and Paris also serve as Interoute Virtual Data Centre (VDC) zones. Interoute Virtual Data Centre can be scaled much faster than traditional physical platforms and has the flexibility to be provisioned as private or public cloud. It can be trialed for free on the Interoute CloudStore, an online retail marketplace for enterprises to buy applications tested and approved to work on Interoute Virtual Data Centre. This gives enterprises the ability to provision and control computing and storage infrastructure, on demand, online, using a pay as you go model. Uniquely, users can select the data centre and city they want their data to be hosted and stored in (ensuring compliance with stringent European data protection regulations) and can even transfer data and appliances between Virtual Data Centres in five different countries, for free using Interoute’s network.
“Interoute's Paris Data Centre is ISO 27001 and PCI DSS certified, and Interoute offers a full portfolio of secure managed hosting solutions to Enterprises to enable them to maintain and grow their e-commerce solutions” statedJoe Stevens, Chief Security & Risk Officer of Interoute. “Interoute maintains an Enterprise Security Management System to protect the critical data of our customers’ outsourced business technology, integrating best practices from PCI DSS into our ISO 27001 accredited security controls.”
Interoute Communications Ltd is the owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform, which encompasses over 60,000 km of lit fibre, 10 hosting data centres and 31 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 and Dubai, Interoute also owns and operates dense city networks throughout Europe's major business www.interoute.com