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Interoute achieves ISO 27001 certification for Paris Data Centre Operations

Accredited Enterprise Security Management System ensures world class security for the Cloud

London, 15 January, 2013, Interoute, owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform, today announced the ISO 27001 certification of its Paris Data Centre Operations. This is the sixth of Interoute's nine European Data Centres to attain the internationally recognised information security management best practice standard for Security and Risk Management and demonstrates Interoute's continued commitment to providing secure ICT managed hosting solutions.

Data security is essential for enterprises to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of critical data to outsourced ICT solutions providers. Interoute's ISO 27001 security controls ensure the necessary protection for organisations to leverage the cost and technical flexibility of the cloud with Interoute, while protecting the privacy of their data assets.

Security management is vital for organisations that want to achieve significant cost savings while assuring the security and quality of their outsourced ICT business technologies. Interoute's strategic focus on ISO 27001 and ITIL service management best practices provides the assurance of security and quality, empowering enterprises to meet the challenges for their business technology within Interoute's Data Centres.

Joe Stevens, Chief Security & Risk Officer at Interoute commented "Our long standing commitment to ISO 27001 and ITIL service management is demonstrated by the scope of our ISO 27001 certification, which encompasses our Data Centres throughout Europe. Interoute's Enterprise Security Management System means organisations' critical data and ICT infrastructure are protected with best practice security and risk controls."

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. Its pan-European network provides dedicated capacity and protected transmission products, including MPLS VPN, DDoS protection, firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Protection Services, as well as secure managed hosting solutions and 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, 9 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 and Dubai, Interoute also owns and operates dense city networks throughout Europe's major business centres.

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