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2017 Press Releases

September 13, 2017

Mesiniaga Upgrades The Security of MB Cloud With PCI Standard Certification

Mesiniaga Berhad has over 35 years of experience being the System Integrator providing end-to-end IT solutions and services, supported by many internationally renowned technology companies. Their solutions and services include computing, security, mobility, network, managed services, maintenance & support, software development and software testing. In 2016, Mesiniaga Berhad had established cloud computing services, namely MB Cloud and Mesiniaga EverGreen that is differentiated by its unique Hybrid Framework to deliver the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) for every enterprise computing needs.

MB Cloud is an in-country managed enterprise cloud that allows Mesiniaga’s customers to run production, backup, disaster recovery, application development and test environment workloads in the most flexible and cost-effective manner. MB Cloud is the stimulant of the hybrid framework that enables speed to market, scalability and elasticity, data sovereignty and compliance including operational effectiveness towards achieving the lowest TCO for the customers. MB Cloud active-active architecture spans across 2 datacenters within Malaysia providing on-site high availability as well as site to site automated failover capabilities.

Apart from creating a whole new IT as a Service architecture, MB Cloud provides a state of the art replication software that allows the customers to replicate their production environment without any downtime to and from MB Cloud for disaster recovery, development or testing purposes. The instant access to MB Cloud virtual machines allows the customers to utilize the computing services based on a pay-per-use charging model.
 
On the other hand, Mesiniaga EverGreen is an on premise subscription base private cloud offering to meet customer’s needs to comply with certain regulations or compliance requirements which prevent them to use off-premise cloud services. Mesiniaga EverGreen offers an on premise private cloud which is part of the MB Cloud hybrid framework enabling lowest TCO and meeting specific customer’s requirements.
 
MB Cloud and Mesiniaga EverGreen Private Cloud are being monitored 24x7x365 by their own Security Operation Center (SOC) to ensure they can detect, block, defend and remediate any potential cyber-attacks providing customers’ peace of mind as Mesiniaga takes cyber security protection very seriously. 

Today, Mesiniaga announced that MB Cloud has received the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards 3.2 (PCI DSS 3.2) certification, an information security standard for organizations that handle branded credit cards from the major card schemes. The PCI Standard is mandated by the internationally recognized card brands and administered by Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council.
 
Eric Foo who is the General Manager of Products & Solutions said by hosting with a PCI DSS compliant cloud hosting provider, the clients will have full assurance that Mesiniaga MB Cloud have completed all the necessary security requirements as stated by PCI DSS, the completion of the requirements are further validated by PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), a 3rd party assessor authorized by PCI Security Council to carry out PCI compliance assessment work.
 
“Mesiniaga Berhad has been certified by an independent auditor for our MB Cloud policies, procedures and technical architecture based on PCI DSS 3.2 certification criteria which is now an extension to our existing certifications including ISO 27001 and ISO 9001. These accomplishments further support our company’s mission statement: Helping Customers Succeed and commitment in providing IT related solutions and services at the highest quality and standard moving forward.” he added.