We’re an IT company: you’d expect us to say that we take information security seriously – and we do.
We don’t think you should have to take our word for it, so back in 2014 we embarked upon the journey to certification under ISO27001:2013, the Information Security standard. We examined, refined, documented and tested every aspect of Information Security, both within Tiger Computing and extending to how we manage and support our clients’ systems. In May 2015, we put ourselves to the test. We were independently audited and were assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO27001:2013.
It means that you can rest assured that we take Information Security seriously; that we will continue to refine and improve our Information Security policies; and that we will be independently audited annually to confirm that we are maintaining the required high standards of ISO27001:2013.
We will continue to grow our support, management and monitoring infrastructure to ensure that our clients have the very best availability of your systems – and we’ll continue building our team of the best Linux experts in the UK.
“Tiger Computing supports two servers at the North of England Commissioning Support Unit, where they run regular health checks on our system. As you’d expect, the servers contain important and sensitive information, and they’re accessed by multiple people, so ensuring safety, security and robustness is absolutely paramount. Tiger has my complete confidence, not just because there’s nothing they don’t know, but because they’re ahead of all of the faults, working proactively and resolving any issues before we’re even aware of them.”
Back in 2011 Tiger worked with the Commissioning Support Unit who were using an old Windows server to run an intranet service. They wanted to replace this and were guided to use an Open Source solution, so – whilst they had the technical skills to rewrite the intranet site, and the facilities to host the servers and provide network connectivity – they needed access to specialist Linux skills from an external supplier. Tiger Computing built two servers for them, a development system and a production system.
There were a small number of performance issues after these servers went live, and the Tiger team worked in partnership with the client to assess what was causing it. To eliminate potential issues with the client’s own virtual machine infrastructure, Tiger loaned the client a discrete hardware server, which went on to run the intranet successfully for a number of years. More recently, they moved the intranet servers from hardware to a new virtualisation platform.
“There are a number of reasons why I like working with Tiger Computing, but I think the main one for me is their sheer proactivity. I don’t need to check-up on them or the system, and can absolutely trust that any issues will be resolved before they ever have the chance to inconvenience us. It’s also great that the Tiger team can talk at all levels – dealing with the senior team and technical guys with the same ease.”
– DARREN FICKLING