Doha, - Ooredoo on Saturday announced that the company's Qatar Data Centre has successfully achieved the ISO 20000-1:2011 Certification for Excellence in Information Technology Service Management Systems (SMS), following a rigorous auditing process.

To achieve certification, all Qatar Data Centre processes had to be adequately documented and demonstrated to an independent auditor to ensure that they are being executed based on documented policies, procedures and work instructions.

Achieving compliance with the globally-recognised ISO certification further positions Qatar Data Centre as a leading data centre for organisations in the region, and demonstrates that the facility is operating according to industry recognised standards.

Commenting on the certification, Chief Operations Officer of Ooredoo Qatar Yousuf Al Kubaisi said: "The delivery of world-class IT services from our Data Centres has always been a central vision for Ooredoo, as we push to become the ICT provider of choice for Qatar. This ISO certification solidifies our reputation in the IT industry and demonstrates we have the procedures in place to consistently deliver cost effective, quality IT service to our customers." Qatar Data Centre is one of the most sophisticated and advanced data centres in the region. The facility has been designed in compliance with world-class carrier standards and provides local and regional organisations with a full range of services including Hosting and Co-location, Web Content Delivery, Data Backup and Restoration, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, Managed Security and Infrastructure Monitoring and Management.

Ooredoo is Qatari communications company, delivering mobile, fixed, broadband internet and corporate managed services tailored to the needs of consumers and businesses.

Source: Qatar News Agency