Timico achieves PCI compliance certification

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Timico
achieves

PCI compliance
certification

Business internet, hosting and communications provider certified for PCI:DSS network
security standard

Nottinghamshire
, UK


16
th

January
2013
:
Timico
, the
business

internet
, hosting and
communications

service provider

has today been certified as compliant to the Payment Card Industry
Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Timico is now
included in the V
isa Europe

list of approved
Merchant Agents, found on their website at
http://www.visamerchantagentslist.com/


The PCI DSS, developed by the founding payment brands of the PCI Security Standards Council,
helps f
acilitate the broad adoption of consistent data security.
Businesses and consumers alike want
to know their credit card details are being handled and stored securely and the PCI standard is part of
that reassurance.

The
retail organisations, local governme
nt departm
ents and other organisations that

handle credit
card payments
and rely on the secure network services that Timico supplies are no exception.

Timico
has
provided Murco with a Private Wide Area N
etwork

to
connect all of its retail sites
to

head
office

for
seven

years
. The network gives Murco fully redundant breakout and managed access to the
Internet, keeping all of its sites fully connected 24 hours a day. Timico integrates new retail sites as
Murco expands
,

and also manages the company’
s business telephone lines and mobiles, delivered
with a bespoke system of billing.

In order to ensure that payment for Murco’s expanding fuel and non
-
fuel retail offering can always be
taken via credit and debit card, Murco has added Timico 3G capability
so that systems in all of
Murco
Petroleum
’s

fast growing network of service stations throughout England, Scotland and Wales
, will
now automatically switch to the failsafe wireless back
-
up if connectivity is lost during business hours.

Trefor Davies, CTO of

Timico commented, “
The advanced securi
ty
features

built in to Timico’s

network
helps our clients guarantee the safety and security of their customers’ sensitive data.
Timico’s robust information security set
-
up plays a vital role in ensu
ring our clients m
eet their
PCI
compliance requirements now and in the future, avoiding the risks associated with l
ost revenue or
industry fines and

penalties.


Backed up by
external vulnerability scans carried out by Trustwave,
the leading provider of on
-
demand data securi
ty and payment card industry compliance management solutions
, Timico’s
network and data centre infrastructure is constantly monitored to ensure robust security and
compliance 24/7.



This l
atest certification follows T
i
mico’s ISO9001 accreditation
in 2012

and

will shortly be bolstered by
the company being awarded
ISO27
001

certification
, going

one step further in providing

the utmost
security
assurances to

its business customers.

-
Ends
-

About Timico

Timico is an independent managed service provider, supplyi
ng business strength communications and hosting
solutions. Since being founded in 2004, Timico has consistently been one of the fastest growing privately owned
companies in the UK and European Tech sector (Sunday Times/Microsoft TechTrack100 2007, 2008, 20
09,
2010, Deloittes European 500, 2009, 2010).


The company offers a comprehensive range of managed internet services, including fibre broadband, Ethernet,
MPLS, hosting and VoIP solutions, but is also a fully licensed mobile service provider (O2 and Vodaf
one).

Recent
investments include the acquisition of one of the UK’s first ISP’s Powernet and
London
-
based
unified
communications service provider, Redwood.

www.timico.co.uk


For media information

Neil Armstrong

neil.armstrong@timico.co.uk


0844 871 8100

www.timico.co.uk