Cloud-based collaboration specialist Huddle has been awarded ISO 27001 certification – the internationally recognised standard for information security management – the firm announced today.
The third party accreditation demands that companies adhere to control disciplines across a number of areas, including risk and business management, compliance, and security. Huddle’s certification attests to its service provision and back office functions relating to cloud collaboration and content management for enterprise.
"ISO 27001 is not easy to achieve and Huddle will have to have met over a 100 checks and balances to gain it,” said Alan Pelz-Sharp of IT analysts 451 Research. “So achieving this award is a serious milestone for Huddle, and should go a long way to assure customers that their data and content is secure."
Huddle’s CEO Alastair Mitchell expressed his satisfaction at the award. “We’re delighted to have achieved certification from British Standards Institution within such a critical area of our business,” he said.
“Huddle is the leading cloud content collaboration platform for enterprise, with unrivalled uptime. This independent validation provides customers with further confidence that we are the partner of choice when it comes to data security. The demand for an enterprise content collaboration platform that can be trusted with valuable data is evident in the fact that Huddle has experienced more than 800 per cent sales growth, year over year, in the enterprise marketplace.”