Greatresponder.com – 2011-07-29 – On Thursday, the web hosting and data center provider The Bunker made the announcement about its new partnership with the IT security provider CNS. The partnership between the two was to be able to offer the COMPLIANCEngine and payment card industry compliance services alongside The Bunker’s data centers. This announcement came a couple months after the UK web hosting provider finalized the update project that cost $3.2 million in its Ash, Kent data center.
CNS is a PCI DSS Qualified Security Assessor, CESG CHECK & CLAS Consultancy and ISO27001 Lead Auditor providing advisory, project and managed information assurance and compliance services. The IT security provider said that the reason it developed COMPLIANCEngine managed service was to response to the increasing levels of IT compliance regulation. This service works with all industry or in-house standard. A long as it’s with automating compliance-specific functions such as build validation, log management, vulnerability assessment, configuration and patch management.
Thanks to this partnership, both the UK web hosting provider and the IT security provider will be able to provide their clientele with a brand new range of additional services. Those services being consultancy and network-auditing processes, accreditation to QSA, CESG, CHECK and CLAS standards, colocation, managed hosting and cloud computing in The Bunker’s ex-military nuclear data centers.
“The Bunker needed independent and certified personnel to assist us with delivering PCI DSS and GSx CoCo certified solutions. We were particularly impressed with CNS’s COMPLIANCEngine, a comprehensive suite of software and services, which has already significantly reduced the time to certification for several of our clients. The company’s levels of innovation and in-depth understanding of security standards, as well as its approach to delivering certified solutions, has been exceptional.” said Simon Neal, director of data center services at The Bunker in a statement.
The users and clientele will be able to personalize the service according to their applications, systems, IT estate and risk management methodology.
The web hosting provider offers, from both their data centers in in Kent and Berkshire, UK, services such as colocation, managed hosting, and outsourced IT as well as other data center solutions.