MONTREAL, Dec. 15 /CNW Telbec/ - iWeb Group Inc. (TSX-V: IWB) proudly announces that its iWeb-CO co-location hosting services data
center located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, has successfully been
granted Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS 70) Type II
The SAS 70 standard is a widely recognized auditing standard that
confirms, after an audit from a independent, external firm, that the
company has control procedures and that they are adequately
iWeb's review was conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP and included
extensive testing performed over a six-month period. The review and
report notably included a full assessment of:
Infrastructure and physical security measures
Human resources policies and procedures
« In obtaining this certification, iWeb had two main objectives,
confirming the existence of the numerous procedures that were put into
action over the last couple of years and demonstrating to its actual
and potential customers the rigor of its operations. These two goals
were successfully achieved » said Martin Leclair, iWeb's President of
Products and Technology.
«The review highlighted the measures implemented to control physical
access to our facilities, with surveillance cameras, access cards and
biometric checkpoints. The audit also confirmed the quality of the
maintenance procedures of our electromechanical and fire control
equipment. We were confident that we were doing it right and now it is
official » declared Cyrille Mertes, iWeb's Chief Technology Officer.
Michel Thivierge, iWeb's Human Resources Director, who also played a
critical role in obtaining this certification, added: «the SAS70 Type
II certification confirms to our customers that the policies and
procedures set forth by iWeb to ensure the competence of its employees
are effectively implemented, and that our employees will use their
talents in the interest of customers. We always knew that this was so,
but it is now confirmed by our auditors and we are really proud of
iWeb.com is a worldwide provider of Internet hosting services and IT
Infrastructure. It is dedicated to providing enterprises total control
over a reliable and flawless on demand Internet hosting infrastructure
through simple and smart solutions. From 2004 to 2009, the company's
compounded annual growth rate has been above 75%, making it one of
Canada's 100 fastest growing companies according to PROFIT Magazine.
Founded in 1996 in Montreal, iWeb now generates more than 60% of its
revenues from abroad; and employs over 200 full-time employees
providing Dedicated Server Hosting, Co-location and Web Hosting
services to more than 22,500 customers in 150 countries. iWeb's shares
are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V: IWB)
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