BSG achieves ISO27001 accreditation for all IT operations
Recognition for information security capabilities
London – 29th May 2007 – Managed Services provider Business
Systems Group Ltd. (BSG) announced today that it has attained the ISO27001:2005,
Information Security Management System (ISMS) accreditation for all its IT Operations.
The most widely recognised security standard accreditation in the world has been
awarded to BSG for all its IT operations. ISO27001 replaces the BS7799 certification
which BSG was first awarded for its data centre and managed hosting operations in
2002, and then for all of its IT Operations in December 2004.
ISO27001 comprises 10 detailed control disciplines including, information security policy,
security organisation, asset classification controls, personnel security, physical security,
communication management, access controls, system deployment, continuity planning
and compliance. These disciplines demonstrate BSG’s ability and commitment to
delivering the highest quality of security for its managed services, hosting and
operational services to customers, and its ability to guarantee the highest levels of
assurance to individuals and organisations using or relying upon them.
As Nick Gerard, BSG CEO explains: “As a managed services provider this accreditation
is key to showing our commitment to providing clients with the very highest standards of
security in this increasingly demanding and complex area of the business environment.
The ISO27001 accreditation provides recognition of our high security standards and lets
our customers know that BSG doesn’t just talk security, but practises it to the highest
For further information on ISO27001, please visit: http:// www.bsi-uk.com/
About Business Systems Group (BSG)
Since 1987, BSG has developed its capabilities to provide managed services which are used to
operate the infrastructure and application solutions that it designs and deploys for its clients. BSG
achieves this through specialist sector knowledge which delivers quantifiable business benefit to
its clients and their customers.
BSG’s managed services have enabled companies like Morgan Sindall, The Newspaper
Licensing Agency, Charles Stanley and Intertek to become more efficient, reduce costs and to
deliver a more effective service to their customers and members.
BSG partnerships and accreditations include: ISO 27001:2005 Accreditation, ISO 9001
Accreditation, HP Enterprise Business Partner, IBM Premier Partner, Microsoft Gold Certified
Partner, Sun Datacentre Speciality Partner, VMware Enterprise VIP Reseller, Cisco Premier
Partner, Citrix Silver CSN Partner, JBoss Authorised Service Partner, NetApp Platinum Partner,
Novell Silver Solution Provider Partner and Oracle Member Partner.
For more information, visit www.bsg.co.uk or contact Andrew Mellish on 020 7390 8745 or via
email at email@example.com