Athens, Greece - 14 May 2013 - Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems vendor, announced today that it has recently achieved the ISO 27001:2005 certification, an internationally recognized information security management system (ISMS) standard, for its cloud operations. All processes and controls for managing information security have been audited by TUV HELLAS, member of TUV NORD Group, an established market leader in Greece for the past 26 years, and judged to have met the standard's requirements.
Intracom Telecom in order to ensure the delivery of the highest level of security to its partners and customers applies a management system in line with the ISO 27001:2005 standard. More specifically the scope of the management system includes "the design, development, implementation, deployment, management & operation of information systems and applications that support the provision of a wide range of cloud, hosting, and collocation services".
The ISO 27001:2005 is the international standard in information security management enabling companies throughout the world to develop, implement, operate, maintain and improve information security processes and controls within their organizations. In order to retain its certification, Intracom Telecom is subject to regular follow-up audits to monitor the implementation and continual improvement of its ISMS.
Mr. Zafiris Kovras, IS & IT Product Manager TUV HELLAS commented: "It is a great honor for our Body that INTRACOM Telecom, a global telecommunication systems vendor, chose TUV HELLAS to certify its Information Security System, a certification that takes place for the first time in Greece. It is a reward for the validity of our services and the added value that our brand offers to companies in Greece and globally".
Mr. Fotis Konstantellos, Chief Commercial Officer of hellas online said: "hellas online, as the first telecom provider that offers integrated cloud services for enterprises, has invested significant funds in the integrity of the infrastructure, in its people expertise and especially in the security of the offered service. The certification of our partner Intracom Telecom secures the operation of our cloud services and underlines our dedication to selecting the best technological partners".
Mr. Christos Kontellis, General Manager of Services Business Division at Intracom Telecom stated: "Intracom Telecom acknowledges the importance of security and trust in its cloud services offering. The successful ISO 27001 certification award evidences our determination to provide reliable, secure best-in-class cloud infrastructure & data center services that create a competitive advantage for our business partner, hellas online."
TUV HELLAS is a certification and inspection body, member of TUV NORD Group. It has been active in Greece since 1987, providing Third Party Inspection-Certification services, for all types of enterprises, in both private and public sector in the fields of Technology, Quality, Security, Energy, and the Environment. TUV HELLAS has become a leader in the field of Inspection-Certification, offering services with prestige, reliability, visibility and added value. It has managed to link the Organization's name with the largest infrastructure and development projects in our country, contributing through its services to the quality and safety of products and constructions.
hellas online is one of the leading integrated broadband telecommunications services providers in Greece offering a broad range of retail, business and wholesale services. hellas online owns and operates the second largest core backbone network in Greece and has a strategic cooperation with Vodafone Greece, through participation in hellas online share capital and commercial synergies (combined offers of mobile, fixed and adsl internet for residential and corporate clients). hellas online, part of the Intracom Holdings group, is listed on the Athens Stock Exchange.
Intracom Telecom is a global telecommunication systems vendor operating for over 35 years in the market. The company innovates in the wireless access and transmission field, offers a competitive telco software solutions portfolio and combines its offerings with a complete range of professional services. Intracom Telecom invests significantly in developing cutting-edge products and solutions while exploiting its advanced in-house R&D center. Over 100 customers in more than 70 countries choose Intracom Telecom for its state-of-the-art offerings. The company's clientele consists of fixed & mobile telecom operators, public authorities and large enterprises. Intracom Telecom's major shareholders are Intracom Holdings and SITRONICS.