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Press Release -- June 26th, 2013
Source: Interoute

Security Aware Penetration Testing Service launches on the Interoute CloudStore

afe transition to the cloud made easy with proactive testing on demand

London, 26 June 2013: Security Aware, an innovative IT Security Consultancy, has announced the launch of its Penetration Testing Services on the Interoute CloudStore. Security Aware’s Penetration Testing Services complement Interoute’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Virtual Data Centre (VDC) by offering enterprises across Europe the ability to conduct proactive testing, in order to prevent security breaches and satisfy compliance requirements.

Interoute CloudStore is an online retail marketplace where enterprises can buy applications tested and approved to work on Interoute VDC, as well as professional services that can help facilitate the move to the cloud. Interoute VDC 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.

Clinton Walker, CEO, Security Aware, said: “We chose to partner with Interoute because the Interoute CloudStore delivery model aligns perfectly with our strategy and value proposition. Interoute’s Virtual Data Centre platform is built on a secure, scalable, and future-proof system, which will no doubt bring tremendous benefits to our clients as a one-stop-shop to fulfill their requirements”.

Matthew Finnie, CTO of Interoute, added: “Being proactive about identifying potential vulnerabilities in your corporate IT setup is a crucial step in protecting your organisation from both external and internal threats. By offering Security Aware’s penetration testing service from the Interoute CloudStore, we are making this sophisticated security quick to provision on demand and accessible anywhere through Interoute Virtual Data Centre.”

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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, 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 voicevideocomputing 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

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