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A1 achieves top marks in data center certification through Datacenter Star Audit

5 stars for geo-redundant data center concept from A1

Vienna, 16.12.2013 – Two A1 data centers for outsourcing services were audited by the Association of the German Internet Industry, eco, according to the demanding and internationally respected Datacenter Star Audit: A1 was awarded the highest rating for the interaction between the two sites (“Interconnected Site”). Companies that wish to outsource a part of their IT services to the A1 data centers can therefore make a comparison more easily, and get objective proof of the security and availability of the services.

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Award for first-class Data Center

Industry Association eco attests to the very high quality standards of M-net

Munich, 09.12.2013 – The regional telephone and Internet provider M-net is very pleased with the outstanding result of their Munich data center. In the demanding Datacenter Star Audit (DCSA Version 3.0) from eco – the Association of the German Internet Industry e.V., M-net achieved a very good overall rating of four stars. In the categories Organizational Security and Structural Building Security, they were awarded the maximum rating of five stars, an outstanding achievement.

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PlusServer AG First Operator in France with the DCSA 3.0

datadock in Strasbourg awarded an outstanding 5 stars

Strasbourg, 14.11.2013 - PlusServer have successfully achieved the highest rating of 5 stars for their data center datadock in Strasbourg.

The company, with their headquarters in Huerth, near Cologne, Germany, becomes the first operator of a data center in France to be certified according to the new DCSA Version 3.0.

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DCSA 3.0 at the it-sa 2013

Audit Team Informs Visiting Specialists at the Nuremberg Security Trade Fair

Nuremberg, 10.10.2013 - The it-sa - one of the largest security trade fairs in Germany

Visiting specialists from the areas IT security and data center management had the opportunity, on the 8th to 10th October, to inform themselves on the new DCSA audit criteria and requirements at two different stands, through the expert staff from eco and the DCSA Audit Team.

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Exemplary Data Centers in Perfect Interplay

noris network Given 3 x 5 eco Datacenter Stars in DCSA Audit

Nuremberg, 19 September 2013 – As a first for a German company, noris network was awarded the highest rating of 5 stars in three separate audits in the eco Datacenter Star Audit on the 18th September 2013.

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3 Luxembourg Data Centers Awarded Top Grades

ebrc as first operator to undergo DCSA Interconnected Site Audit

Luxembourg, 11.09.2013 - ebrc is the first company world-wide to have three of their data centers certified through the Interconnected Site Audit as part of the eco Datacenter Star Audit.

The data centers ebrc Resilience Centre South, ebrc Resilience Centre West and ebrc European Reliance Centre East were awarded the highest distinction of fives stars in the Single Site assessment.

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arvato Systems Receives eco Datacenter Star Audit 3.0

First data center certified according to new criteria

Gütersloh, 27.06.2013 – In connection with the Datacenter Star Audit from the eco – Association of the German Internet Industry, the arvato Systems data center was the first data center in the world to be awarded four stars according to the new, demanding criteria, and an additional “green” star for energy efficiency.

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DCSA – New Directions for Certification

Starting with Version 3 of Datacenter Star Audit

In the eco environment, her face is well-known – she took on the new ecoTrialogs, and has been a jury member for the eco Awards. Now, Monika Graß brings to the Datacenter Star Audit (DCSA) her specialist knowledge and her insight into optimal solutions. Responsibility for the theme inspires her, and she is always on the lookout for innovations. What they are, and what exactly they have to do with the certification, she explains in the following interview.

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European Data Hub Awarded Top Marks for Availability and Security

First data center from Benelux to be awarded 5 stars

Luxembourg, 18.04.2012 – The Luxembourgish data center operator European Data Hub S.A. (EDH) is the first data center from the Benelux countries to be awarded the highest classification of 5 stars in the eco Datacenter Star Audit.

The data center, which is built completely underground, offers the highest possible security and its concept is unique within the Luxembourg data center landscape. “The Datacenter Star Audit is rewarding our ambition and our engagement in excellent IT services in Luxembourg”, said Patrice Roy, Director of EDH.

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