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Forsythe Technology

December 18, 2014 17:27 ET

Forsythe Receives ISO 27001 Certification for Managed Services

Certification Confirms That Forsythe's Managed Services Employees, Processes and Facilities Follow Stringent Global Guidelines for Securing Sensitive Data

SKOKIE, IL--(Marketwired - Dec 18, 2014) - Forsythe is pleased to announce that it has received the ISO 27001 Certification for its Managed Services Division. The ISO 27001 Certification, published by the International Organization for Standardization, is the leading international standard for measuring information security management systems (ISMS). By attaining the standard Forsythe Managed Services has proven to an independent third party that it has developed and implemented a best-in-class ISMS for itself and its customers.

"Significant security breaches in the headlines have made security top of mind for IT leaders today," said Dragana Vranic, Forsythe vice president, managed services, Canada. "Our clients are facing increased pressure to comply with increasingly difficult, 24/7 customer service demands. We want to assure them, as their partner for managed network and security services, that their data is being held in an environment with tightly regulated controls."

ISO 27001 is recognized as an information security standard among security professionals. The ISO 27001 Certification required an independent evaluation of all facets of Forsythe's managed services practice, thereby providing clients with the assurance that Forsythe's services have met the rigorous demands of the ISO 27001 audit.

"This ISO Certification demonstrates our continued commitment to providing world class service that our clients demand," said Patrick Zelten, Forsythe vice president, managed services. "With the increased pressure on companies to comply with information security needs, choosing a partner that is able to meet stringent regulatory standards is a key part of the decision process."

About Forsythe

Founded in 1971, Forsythe is one of the largest, independent IT integrators in North America, serving approximately 1,000 U.S. and Canada-based companies. Clients come to Forsythe for help optimizing cost, managing risk, improving performance and enabling innovation within their IT and data center operations to deliver greater value to their business. Forsythe's experience crosses all facets of the data center. Forsythe provides independent professional services and financial solutions, as well as IT products from all the leading IT infrastructure manufacturers and vendors, and related services. Forsythe is privately held and 100-percent employee-owned, with nearly 1,000 employees in 40 locations. 2013 was Forsythe's 43rd consecutive profitable year, with revenues of $1.1 billion. Forsythe Data Centers, Forsythe/McArthur Associates Inc., Forsythe Solutions Group Inc., Forsythe Technology Canada Inc., Forsythe International Inc., KillerIT, Mentora Group, SOS Security and Synnefo Technology Solutions are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Forsythe Technology Inc.

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