Data393, a leading Colorado managed IT infrastructure provider, has announced that it has completed for the second year in a row SAS 70 Type II audit certification of process controls by an independent, third-party accounting firm. With the completion of the SAS 70 Type II examinations, Data393 can help Internet colocation and managed hosting customers address their control requirements over the processing of financial data and other sensitive company information under Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 (SOX 404).
UK company Secerno, a technology leader in data security, has announced the results of an independent survey of over 1,200 UK consumers reviewing their concern on the issue of personal data theft. The survey, conducted by Ipsos MORI, reveals that only 5% of respondents claimed not to be concerned about the security of their personal data. The recent publicity on international breaches, such as the TJX/TKMaxx data loss, has had a dramatic impact on the UK consumer. It is not only the ability to secure UK data that concerns the public.
Global Switch, a leading provider of purpose-built high-specification data centres, has released findings from its latest pan-European survey, warning of a mismatch between the growing importance of customer and stakeholder confidence and companies attitudes towards the impact of IT downtime on corporate reputation.
IBM is introducing its management service for crisis response in partnership with Cisco Systems. The service is to be offered as part of IBM's business continuity and resilience service. Both companies have integrated wireless technology and off the shelf hardware to create pre-configured packages to restore a client's network communications and business operations. Equipment packages provided varies in size from suitcase size to large-scale truck with hardware and networking gear.
Netcordia, a leading provider of network management solutions, launches into Europe to put a dent in the estimated 1.3 million pounds per company lost each day on IT downtime. The company is offering IT departments practical advice on how to address this issue and a free downloadable whitepaper http://www.netcordia.com/network-downtime. According to Gartner Group, configuration issues cause 40-60 per cent of this downtime.
DCMI, the data centre consolidation and migration specialist, has announced that its Migrata toolset solution is being implemented by a large, UK-based telco to help it dramatically reduce the workload, risk and cost of its data centre migration project. Unisys is managing the multi-million pound project, deploying DCMI's Migrata toolset. Virtualising and consolidating the servers for large enterprises is a highly complex, multi-million pound project.
TelecityRedbus, a leading European data centre and managed services company, today announced that it has achieved the internationally recognised ISO27001 certification for information security management systems (ISMS) in multiple data centres across Europe. The certification demonstrates TelecityRedbus's commitment to the highest security standards, and means customers can be confident that TelecityRedbus has implemented security precautions which are in accordance with international standards for best practice.