Press Release: IXcellerate is Awarded ISO 27001 Certification

1 April, 2014

IXcellerate, Moscow’s premier carrier neutral data centre, is proud to announce that it succeeded to achieve the ISO 27001 accreditation. By obtaining the most widely recognised IT security standard certification, IXcellerate has confirmed its adherence to the highest standards of excellence.

Issued by Alliance Certification (SERCONS), a company with over 18 years of experience in certification, the award demonstrates the significance with which the security and confidentiality of client data is maintained in IXcellerate Moscow One data centre. The received certification not only guarantees the full information security controls but also assures that various procedures of risk treatment are present in order to defend against potential data system threats.

“I am proud to see IXcellerate joining the ranks of recognized global businesses who have also implemented this fundamental standard. Our customers can be even more reassured that their critical data is protected by security procedures that comply with the best international standards”, commented Dmitry Fokin, Managing Director of IXcellerate.

About IXcellerate
IXcellerate is an unparalleled carrier neutral datacentre operator in Moscow, which is comparable to the quality of datacentres in America and Western Europe. IXcellerate offers pure-play co-location designed to meet the standards of financial institutions, multinational corporations, international carriers and major content operators.

Opened in 2012, IXcellerate’s Tier 3+ Moscow One Datacentre is a stand alone datacentre located within the MKAD ring road of Moscow, set over a 15,000m² campus. IXcellerate Moscow One provides clients with a bespoke solution aimed towards solving their unique datacentre requirements, offering co-location services including private and secure cages, combined with on-hand technical support 24/365. Within our carrier-neutral facility, affordable and resilient connectivity is available in Russia and the entire World. Expansion phases have the potential to increase the co-location floor space to over 5000m², with power feeds planned up to 13.7 MVA.

IXcellerate was founded by Guy Willner (co-founder and former CEO of IXEurope, former President Europe for Equinix Inc.), and Cliff Gauntlett (former SVP of Golden Telecom in Russia).

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