MANILA – ePLDT, the digital enterprise enabler of PLDT Inc., the country’s leading telecoms and digital services provider, has reinforced its security capability for cloud computing as it attained Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Security, Trust and Assurance Registry (STAR) certification.
The industry’s most powerful security provider certification program, CSA STAR is a three-tiered provider assurance program encompassing rigorous auditing, transparency principles, standards harmonization, and continuous monitoring. It was established and is operated by CSA, the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. With this new status as a CSA STAR registered service provider, ePLDT assures enterprise clients that the PLDT Group’s cloud services adhere the global industry’s security best practices.
“We understand our customers’ need for transparency and visibility in terms of the security controls provided by our cloud computing solutions, as these services handle sensitive, mission-critical data that must be safely guarded and protected” said Nico Alcoseba, Head of PLDT Group’s Disruptive Business Group. “As a CSA STAR registered service provider, we ensure our customers that the cloud solutions we offer are not only secure but consistently comply with globally recognized standards.”
“This certification solidifies our position as a trusted provider of cloud services for the enterprise, as well as demonstrates our increased cloud computing maturity,” added Dave Simon, ePLDT Group CTO and Service Delivery & Operations Group Head. “Through continuous applications of the different security controls set by CSA on our own cloud operations, we as a provider can in turn educate our customers on the best practices in the cloud.”
To know more about ePLDT’s Cloud Services, visit www.epldt.com/cloud.
ePLDT is the country’s premiere digital innovator. Since its inception at the turn of the millennium, ePLDT has led the industry in the development of enabling technologies for enterprises across the country and the region. As the digital enterprise enabler of the PLDT Group, ePLDT delivers best¬-in-¬class digital business solutions including the country’s first Big Data Analytics service and infrastructure. This, and the company’s numerous other innovative endeavors, are testament to the company’s brand promise of “Enabling Success.”
ePLDT is parent to four distinct business units including: AGS (ABM Global Solutions),¬ a business management solutions enabler focused on Enterprise Resource Planning and Spend Management; CuroTeknika, an IT & business process management outsourcing company; ePDS, a client communications managed service provider engaged in document management and digital printing; and IPC (IP Converge Data Services, Inc.), a leading data center operator and pioneer cloud services provider.
A proud member of the PLDT Group headed by Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan, ePLDT is led by Group President & CEO Ernesto R. Alberto and Group COO Nerissa S. Ramos.