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Interoute attains a combined ISAE 3402 /SSAE 16 Type II assurance report for its Data Centre Operations in Amsterdam, Berlin, Geneva and London

London, 09 December, 2013 - Interoute, owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform, has completed the ISAE 3402 and SSAE 16 type II assurance report for its Amsterdam, Berlin, Geneva and London Data Centre operations. The report was completed by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), one of the world's leading risk assurance consultancies, through a six month sampling audit across seven fundamental security and risk control areas. The report demonstrates Interoute's commitment to protecting the security and quality of business critical applications and data for Enterprises.

The assurance report highlights the effectiveness of Interoute's Data Centre quality and security controls applied to Interoute Managed Hosting and Interoute Virtual Data Centre (VDC) solutions. Enterprises trusting their data to Interoute demand the highest levels of security assurance. The report demonstrates Interoute's commitment to protecting the quality and security of its customers' critical business systems.

The assurance report covers Interoute Managed Hosting and Interoute VDC solutions. The following controls have been tested and certified:

  • Security and Risk Governance

  • Physical and Environmental Security

  • Logical Security

  • Incident and Availability Management Change and Configuration Management

  • Continuity Management

Interoute offers a full portfolio of managed hosting and security solutions to enterprises, providing dedicated capacity and protected transmission products, MPLS VPN, DDoS protection, firewalls and intrusion protection services, as well as professional services to support customer outsourced managed hosting demands.

Interoute's strategic approach to quality and security is to integrate proven industry best practice standards (ISO 27001, PCI DSS and ITIL) to secure the quality and operations of its customers' business critical applications. These quality and security controls are integrated across its entire product portfolio and operations processes.

Joe Stevens, Chief Security & Risk Officer for Interoute, says: "This is a significant certification for our Data Centre Operations. It provides independent assurance that our security and quality controls apply industry best practice standards to ensure the protection of our customers' business critical applications and data."

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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 Colocation 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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