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Data Centre 1-Net Achieves Prestigious OSPAR Accreditation, two years running

Singapore, 19 September 2018 – Data centre service provider 1-Net announced that it has completed the Outsourced Service Provider Audit Report (OSPAR) today, becoming one of the first few organisations in Singapore to be OSPAR-accredited two years in a row. 1-Net will also be added as an Outsource Service Provider (OSP) on the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS)’s OSP registry, once again proving its credit worthiness as a reliable data centre service provider.

The said report, which lists a rigorous set of guidelines on control objectives and procedures established by ABS, concludes the results of a rigorous audit of 1-Net’s data centre environment. It was conducted from 1 May 2017 to 30 April 2018 by PwC Singapore, the appointed independent auditor and  one of the approved auditors by ABS. Completion of the audit certifies that 1-Net has maintained an equivalent level of governance, rigour and processes as that required of financial institutions by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

Dave Ng, Managing Director, 1-Net Singapore, said, “The OSPAR accreditation proves that our controls and processes are robust and secure. Our customers now have the added assurance that their data is securely stored based on the stringent standards set by OSPAR.”  

1-Net North Data Center is the First Tier III Constructed Facility certified by Uptime Institute in Southeast Asia. To meet high security requirement of the financial institutions, the facility has also adopted MAS’s Technology Risk Management guidelines on Threat, Vulnerability Risk Assessment (TVRA) and attained Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) compliance. Other industry accreditations for 1-Net North data centre include: ISO27001 on Information Security Management System (ISMS); ISO22301 on Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) and BCA-IDA Green Mark Gold Plus for New Data Centre.

Photo from right to left: Mr. Dave Ng, MD of 1-Net; Ms. Shobita Vijayaraghavan from PwC Singapore.

About 1-Net

1-Net is a highly secure and world-class data centre in Singapore. 1-Net North Data Center is also the first Tier III Constructed Facility certified by Uptime Institute in Southeast Asia. Besides being awarded with BCA-IDA Green Mark for New Data Centre (GoldPlus), 1-Net North also complies with Threat and Vulnerability Risk Assessment (TVRA) governed by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

1-Net manages carrier-neutral internet data centres, along with providing a comprehensive range of integrated services including domestic and international network connectivity, managed services, work area recovery suite, cloud and media delivery services. 1-Net is a Mediacorp enterprise, Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media.

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Published Date:
19 Sep, 2018
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