CRN Recognizes iCorps for Its Managed IT and Security Services

This recognition is given to the company that continuously work hard to provide the complex and ever-changing landscape for IT managed solutions.

GreatResponder.com iCorps technology is a leading IT managed service provider and cloud computing company. The company has announced that CRN, a registered brand of The Channel Company, recognizes iCorps Technologies in the Managed Security 100 Category list of 500 Managed Service Provider (MSP) of 2017, for its excellent IT managed services.

This annual list recognizes North American solution provider companies that help the IT managed industry with their cutting-edge approaches. Their approaches help many IT based companies to navigate the complex and ever-changed IT related problems more efficiently than ever before. It is also helping the companies to return the maximize amount of revenue in the IT investment.

In this today’s fast paced world’s business environments Managed Service Provider (MSP) plays a major role in the progressive companies and organizations. It enables companies to introduce leverage technologies parallels rather than distracting their focus from their core business.

The CRN recognition list is divided into three different categories: MSP Pioneer 250, Well recognized companies whose major focus towards the managed services and SMBs market; 150 the Elite MSP, a large recognized data center focused on MSPs with a strong  mix of on-premise and off-premise services; and the Managed Security 100, recognizing MSPs that are primarily focused on off-premise services and cloud based security services.

“Managed service providers play an increasingly important role in the day-to-day operations of businesses across North America,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “MSPs help organizations streamline their spending, effectively allocate limited resources, and benefit from advanced expertise in the latest technologies. We congratulate the service providers on CRN’s 2017 MSP500 list, who have continually succeeded in meeting their customers’ changing needs and help them get the most out of their IT investments.”

iCorps technologies are largely grown in the last year by 75% with its well recognized services such as vulnerability assessment tool and monitoring tools, email threat protection, and managed security services. The company continuously concentrates on the clients security by implementing the industries best practice security tools. iCorps has a very confidential security practice that has achieved by joining the world’s leading security solution providers such as Microsoft, Sophos, SonicWall, Mimecast, RapidFire and Datto.

Michael Hadley, President & CEO of iCorps Technologies, Said “iCorps thanks CRN for recognizing us as a leader in the Managed Security space this year, the current threat landscape makes it a challenge for small and mid-size businesses to manage security on their own, but with an experienced partner and the right tools, businesses can protect their environments in the same way that an enterprise can. Cyber criminals have become more targeted in their attacks, we need to continue working hard and remain vigilant.”

This list will be officially featured in February 2017 on CRN website online.

Web Hosting Provider Layered Technologies Get Certified As PCI 2.0 Business

Web Hosting Provider Layered Technologies Get Certified As PCI 2.0 Business

Web Hosting Provider Layered Technologies Get Certified As PCI 2.0 Business

 

Greatresponder.com – 2011-06-12 – Layered Technologies well known US based web hosting provider and data center operator announced on Thursday that it is completely compliant with new, second versions of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 2.0 was developed by noticable players in the credit card business industry and maintained by the PCI Security Standards Council group.

PCI certification is known as one of the strictest security standards – a prerequisite for all serious providers that are dealing with online customers, or anyone accepting credit card payment, as well as a good general indicator of a service provider’s reliability and security.

According to press release, Layered Tech said that new services complied with the previous standard, and “has already supported clients who have successfully been assessed against the new PCI 2.0 requirements.” New criteria option for PCI 2.0 include clarifications, new guidance and new requirements, all related to evolving and emerging threats to data security.

“Layered Tech actively participates in the proceedings of the PCI Security Standards Council, and in addition to maintaining a continual state of compliance, we leverage our relationships with Qualified Security Assessors in the industry to ensure we have a solid understanding of changing evaluation requirements,” says Layered Tech president Brad Hokamp, quoted in the press release. “Layered Tech helps clients understand the specific impacts of current PCI compliance regulations, and we are dedicated to creating solutions that enable clients to focus on their core business instead of worrying about technology requirements, including PCI compliance.”

Layered Tech also said that they was number one web hosting company which have been approved as 100% PCI DSS compliant for managed services when the standard was launched in 2004 year.

While other companies just says that they supports certified PCI 2.0 compliant, Layered Tech services have been already approved by responsible financial institution as business which completely comply with new PCI 2.0 standard.

So making business with Layered Technologies you need to know that you are working with one of the most reliable and certified company in terms of financial control.

Small summarize on PCI 2.0:
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard 2.0 is an information security standard for organizations that handle cardholder information for the major debit, credit, prepaid, e-purse, ATM, and POS cards.