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Virtus Data Centers Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

February 27, 2013 by  

Web Hosting ServicesLondon – Virtus Data Centres (“Virtus”), a leading UK provider of premium carrier-neutral data centre services, announced today that it has achieved certification of the internationally recognised ISO 27001 standard for its UK operations. The ISO 27001 certification recognises Virtus’ continued commitment to delivering highly secure, reliable and best-in-class data centre services.

The ISO 27001 audit process covers a very broad range of fields such as security policies, operational continuity management, physical security, access management, communications and operations, personnel capabilities, compliance with legal requirements, in-house processes and business continuity systems. Regular reassessment of risks is required resulting in continuous improvement of business processes and efficiencies.

Konstantin Borman, COO, Virtus, commented: “At Virtus we recognise that information security is a key concern for any organisation. Achieving ISO 27001 certification underlines our determination to protect our customers’ data in an optimal and rigorous manner. Our customers can be confident that Virtus are following the best practices and procedures in terms of information security and risk management. Our successful ISO 27001 certification is further evidence of our commitment to providing reliable, secure best-in-class data centre services to our fast growing customer base.”

ISO 27001 is the international best practice specification in information security management enabling companies throughout the world to develop and adopt robust security practices within their organisations. Information, integrity, confidentiality and availability are governed by this international standard which was first published in October 2005 by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). In order to maintain their certification, Virtus’ data centres are subject to regular follow-up audits to monitor the continuous application of these security standards.

Virtus designs, builds and operates Tier III data centres that offer world-class connectivity with access to diverse high-speed resilient networks. Its infrastructure delivers the highest levels of redundancy, reliability and standards-based operation, with 2N UPS power, N+1 cooling and advanced alarm and monitoring systems.

About Virtus
Virtus Data Centres is a leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centre services in the UK, offering diverse connectivity solutions and delivering the highest levels of redundancy and reliability. Virtus’ energy-efficient data centres offer customers extensive security and uptime for their mission-critical applications. For more information please visit www.virtusdatacentres.com

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