High quality is at the heart of everything that VIRTUS does, from our connectivity to our security and our communal areas. Hence VIRTUS takes industry certification seriously. We know that attaining and maintaining leading industry awards and accreditations makes VIRTUS a very low risk option for customers to deploy their IT into.
Industry Standards Accreditations
VIRTUS is committed to continual improvement in our energy performance through the implementation and maintenance of an environmental management system based on BS EN ISO 50001:2011.
VIRTUS is committed to continual improvement in our environmental performance through the implementation and maintenance of an environmental management system based on BS EN ISO 14001:2004.
Information Security Policy
VIRTUS recognises the importance of information security as part of a strategy to deliver quality service to our customers.The primary purpose of our information security is the protection of services, and to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the customer information we are supplied with. To this end, we maintain and will continually improve our Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) which complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001:2013.
VIRTUS is committed to comply with requirements and continually improve the effectiveness of our quality management system in line with the requirements of the international standard BS EN ISO 9001:2008.
VIRTUS is in a select group of companies that have achieved the BREEAM ‘Excellent’ standard, which demonstrates ‘best practice’ and places LONDON2 in the top 10% of new ‘non-domestic’ buildings in the UK.
VIRTUS also further extended its leadership position in the London Premium Hybrid Data Centre Market, by completing the purchase of the company that owned and operates Infinity’s Slough Data Centre, from Infinity SDC Limited (November 2015). This data centre has now become LONDON4, for which you can find a BREEAM Certificate here.
TIER III Uptime Institute
VIRTUS LONDON2 has been awarded Tier III Certification of Design Documents by Uptime Institute, the globally recognized authority on improving data centre performance and efficiency. Uptime Institute has recognised LONDON2 data centre for its concurrently maintainable design by awarding it with its prestigious certification. This puts VIRTUS Data Centres in a small group of elite companies in London who have achieved the certification, and further highlights VIRTUS dedication to increasing its operational standards.
VIRTUS is a member of the Data Centre Alliance, an international Industry association based in Europe. The DCA’s objective is to encourage collaboration between the 27 member states of the EU and also to widen participation to both new and growing markets. VIRTUS is an active contributor to this forum, enabling best practice and experience to be shared amongst it’s peers providing learning opportunities for all and advancement in DataCentre Management techniques across the industry.
Payment Card Security
PCI DSS is the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, and is a worldwide standard that was set up to help businesses process card payments securely and reduce card fraud. This is done through tight controls surrounding the storage, transmission and processing of cardholder data that businesses handle. PCI DSS is intended to protect sensitive cardholder data. Our data centres are certified as PCI/DSS compliant, ensuring maximum safety of customer data at all times.
Health and Safety Policy
VIRTUS believe it is vital to provide an environment for all of our staff, visitors and contractors in which they can work safely and stay healthy. To this end we ensure that all of our sites have safe working and welfare areas.