Reading, United Kingdom – (The Hosting News) – June 6, 2008 – Data center and colocation services firm, DediPower’s Thames Valley Hosting Centre, has been selected by technology and financial regulatory risk services firm, Fortent, Inc. to support its hosting requirements.
Paul Robinson, Global IT Director, Fortent noted, ”Fortent is working with DediPower to deliver our IT hosting requirements in the UK. The financial service sector has rigorous compliance requirements and we needed a provider who could deliver to stringent standards of security in a robust data centre and totally dependable. DediPower fully understood our requirements and supported by their proven technical excellence has demonstrated its capability and flexibility in meeting our exacting requirements. Based on our experience to date, we are very pleased with how DediPower is responding to our needs and strongly recommend them as a co-location partner.”
A provider of risk and compliance technology and information to the financial services market worldwide, Fortent required an offsite data centre in the UK to protect its critical IT infrastructure. With offices on 3 continents, Fortent, like many organisations, turned to DediPower’s co-location service because of the considerable advantages it offers over maintaining servers in-house. These include significant cost savings as it becomes unnecessary to build and maintain the in-house requirements that servers demand which use up valuable capital in facilities. Additionally the benefits of enhanced security, improved connectivity and hardware reliability and system flexibility, for Fortent, made co-location an obvious choice.
DediPower’s Co-location solutions offer customers piece of mind that their servers will be safe and accessible 24x7x365, all housed within a secure environment with fully managed air-conditioning, redundant power supplies and high speed connectivity. Located on the outskirts of Reading, Berkshire, Thames Valley Hosting Centre is also ideal for companies who are designing disaster recovery requirements into their IT infrastructure.
Craig Martin, CEO, DediPower remarked, ”Fortent works with the world’s leading financial companies to help them manage risk and mitigate financial crime effectively and efficiently, in this market reputation is critical. At DediPower, we are pleased that Fortent has decided to entrust their core systems to our data centre and associated support services.”
Fortent provides award-winning risk and compliance solutions to financial institutions, government agencies, and individuals in more than 100 countries. It has relationships with more than 400 institutional clients, including 26 of the world’s 30 largest financial firms, which use Fortent technology in over 50,000 locations worldwide.
Fortent combines technology innovation and expertise in regulatory risk to help financial institutions improve productivity and protect hundreds of million accounts from money laundering, terrorist financing, and other financial crimes. Endorsed by the American Bankers Association as the industry gold standard, Fortent’s advanced systems deliver the most efficient and effective anti-money laundering, know your customer, and fraud detection available on the market today. Technology clients include The Bank of New York Mellon, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi-UFJ, Barclays, JPMorgan Chase, Justice Federal Credit Union (U.S. Department of Justice), Lloyds TSB, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Scotiabank, and UBS.
Through its information and training businesses, Fortent serves as an authoritative source of regulatory information, news, and guidance. Alert Global Media publishes moneylaundering.com and Money Laundering Alert, and, in Spanish, lavadodinero.com. It also produces the world’s largest money laundering conference and exhibition. Other services include the industry’s leading professional certification program, career planning tools, web seminars, and conferences in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Fortent’s global team operates from key offices in New York, Miami, Atlanta, London, and Tokyo.
DediPower, one of the UK’s fastest growing managed hosting providers, delivers a range of managed hosting solutions including: dedicated servers, application and exchange hosting, high availability multi-server clusters and co-location. DediPower is a Microsoft Gold Certified partner and a RedHat Ready Hosting partner. A winner of numerous awards, hosted sites include Sony, Sam Learning, Institute of Physics, Coca-Cola, Capita, First Great Western and Carphone Warehouse. Established in 1998 and self funded, DediPower runs its own purpose built data centres totalling over 22,000 sq ft situated in Reading, UK.
For further information, visit: www.fortent.com.
To learn more, please visit: www.dedipower.com.