Tenzing Strengthens “Security Fabric” with Completion of Annual Audits

Reinforces commitment to providing the highest level of data and privacy protection in the industry

TORONTO – February 05, 2013

ISO 27001 CertifiedTenzing Managed IT Services (Tenzing), a leading provider of hosting solutions for ecommerce clients, System Integrators (SIs) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers, today announced it has successfully completed audits for several third-party security certifications, including ISO 27001, SSAE-16 (previously known as SAS 70 Type II), PCI-DSS, and VISA PCI.

“At Tenzing, we manage mission-critical applications for clients who deal with sensitive financial or personal information that must be kept safe and secure at all times,” says Brian Shepard, Founder and CEO of Tenzing. “While the annual audit and certification processes we go through require significant time and cost investments, they enable us to deliver peace of mind for our customers and their clients. The audits also help guide us in the continual improvement of a critical part of our business.”

In 2009, Tenzing was one of the first managed services providers to undergo the extensive ISO 27001 process, a highly respected International standard particularly important for its global clients. Since the beginning of 2010, Tenzing has also untaken annual SAS 70 Type II (now SSAE-16) audits. In 2012, Tenzing added PCI-DSS and Visa PCI certifications to ensure credit card data is handled with the highest levels of protection possible.

According to Justin Folkerts, Director of Information Security and IT Engineering at Tenzing, “Protecting information our clients trust us to manage is an essential part of the services we provide. In addition to using technologies such as firewalls, anti-virus, intrusion detection, and DoS mitigation services, our audit programs provide the framework to integrate people and processes. This combination of technology, disciplined processes and annual audits represent the “security fabric” and comprehensive data protection system we have built and diligently maintain to ensure we remain ahead of the curve.”

For more information about the security fabric, view a pre-recorded Tenzing webinar posted at: http://www.tenzing.com/webinar/webinars.aspx.

About Tenzing Managed IT Services

Founded in 1998, Tenzing is a leading provider of hosting solutions for e-commerce clients, System Integrators (SIs), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers. Tenzing’s mature IT Service Management (ITSM) and ITIL best practices provide the foundation for the reliable, secure, and scalable delivery of complex applications around the clock. Backed by comprehensive Service Level Agreements (SLAs), Tenzing is SSAE16 Type II, ISO 27001, PCI-DSS and Visa PCI certified with data centres in Dallas, TX, Toronto, ON, and Vancouver and Kelowna, B.C. For more information, visit: newweb-admin.tenzing.com.

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