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STT Connect achieves highest certification for multi-tier cloud security standard

CLOUD enablement company in the ST Telemedia portfolio, STT Connect, has achieved Multi-Tier Cloud Security Singapore Standard (MTCS SS 584) at Level 3, the highest certification level.

Announcing it on Wednesday, the Singapore-based STT Connect said it has met the Standard's most stringent cloud security requirements demanded by enterprises with high impact information, such as medical and financial records.

The firm has also received the ISO27001 certification, the international standard for information security management systems.

Carried out by accredited third-party certification bodies, the MTCS Standard is the world's first cloud security standard that covers multiple tiers of cloud security and SS 584 is a requirement in cloud services bulk tenders for government procurement of cloud services.

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With cloud becoming the defacto platform of choice for data storage and exchange, there is a massive push among governments all over the world for cyber resiliency of critical digital infrastructures.

"STT Connect fully understands the responsibilities of handling customers' sensitive and critical data. We have undertaken Singapore's highest standard for cloud security, MTCS SS 584 Level 3, and ISO27001 certifications to provide that assurance. These industry endorsements underscore STT Connect's commitment to deliver high security, high performance private cloud services to meet our customers' specific requirements both today and in the future," its chief technology officer David Robinson said.

STT Connect's chairman Bruno Lopez added that since its launch in 2016, the team at STT Connect has "rapidly built a secure, enterprise-grade private cloud, backed by industry-leading service level agreements and expert support".

"The recognitions by esteemed industry standards bodies are strong validations of the STT Connect team's good progress in distinguishing themselves in the highly competitive cloud market. As our customers' needs evolve, we will continue to invest in and develop world-class security solutions to meet their most mission-critical needs," he said.

STT Connect's cloud platform is hosted in ST Telemedia Global Data Centres' modern and secure facilities, and integrates some of the industry's best technology partners such as RedHat, Big Switch and DellEMC.