Centennial, Colorado – (The Hosting News) – May 21, 2007 –
Internet infrastructure and hosting solutions provider, PEER 1 Network Enterprises, Inc., has engaged in a partnership with e-commerce security and marketing services firm, ControlScan.
The partnership aims to allow PEER 1 to offer its dedicated hosting customers an affordable scanner server solution, while satisfying the rigorous payment card industry (PCI) compliance scan requirements.
Aaron Biddar, President of ControlScan remarked, ”ControlScan is excited about this partnership and the customized client-friendly interface created for PEER 1. It is refreshing to see one of the largest web hosting companies take such a proactive approach to their client’s security and provide a solution that meets PCI requirements.”
Ted Smith, VP of PEER 1’s dedicated hosting division added, ”PEER 1 has been very pleased working with ControlScan in delivering a customized SaaS-based scan inclusive of an on-demand scan portal for our customers. The scan service will allow PEER 1 to be proactive to alert customers on new vulnerabilities and changes to customer server environments. The scan service also allows us to bundle consultation services to address and correct vulnerabilities.”
PEER 1 utilizes ControlScan’s PCI-approved scanning solution to provide a safe platform from which their customers can perform online business. PEER 1 customers will be actively scanned for over 14,000 known vulnerabilities with a database that is updated twice daily, to ensure servers are safe and protected from recent threats. The system is designed to also allow PEER 1 customers to gain greater insight and management of their hosted server security.
PEER 1 is an Internet infrastructure provider delivering highly scalable hosting solutions to facilitiate fast performing online presence, with 100% availability. Since its inception in 1999, the company has grown to include data centers and network points of presence in 17 major cities across North America and Europe, all connected by PEER 1’s world class Internet network. PEER 1 serves a variety of small and medium-sized businesses including emerging technology companies, hosting providers, online gaming providers, Internet phone (VoIP) companies, and professional services organizations. The company’s headquarters are in Vancouver, Canada and the stock is traded on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol PIX.
ControlScan is an e-commerce security firm, whose solutions are designed to protect infrastructure, information, and interactions by delivering services that address risks to security and compliance. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, ControlScan has customers in over 20 countries and secures thousands of transactions daily. ControlScan is a payment card industry approved scanning vendor and offers affordable internet security and marketing solutions to businesses of all sizes.
To learn more about ControlScan, please visit: www.controlscan.com.
For more information about Peer 1, please visit: www.peer1.com.