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January 27, 2016. Moscow and London: IXcellerate announced today that its Moscow One Datacentre for the second consecutive year has been granted the prestigious Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard 3.1 (PCI DSS 3.1).

The internationally recognized certificate provides an actionable framework for developing a robust payment card data security process, including prevention, detection and appropriate reaction to security incidents. It requires any business that handles sensitive card data and outsources its storage to a Datacentre is required to demonstrate that the Datacentre also meets the requirements of the PCI practice. The PCI DSS 3.1 was issued by Verizon, a globally recognized leader in security and technologies and is one of the primary Security Assessors in the industry.

“To be a secure facility, focused at protecting data for our clients we need to have a complete knowledge of all threats, both established and potential. For this reason every year we show our company’s dedication by offering the secure card storage environment for our clients by undergoing the PCI compliance process” commented Guy Willner, CEO of IXcellerate.

“Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard means that customers of IXcellerate can trust this Datacentre with their sensitive payment systems. When you are compliant, you are part of the solution – a united, global response to fighting payment card data compromise” said Mr. Jyri Ryhänen, Qualified Security Assessor from Verizon.


About IXcellerate:

IXcellerate is an unparalleled carrier neutral datacentre operator in Moscow. It offers clients bespoke solutions that include co-location and wide range of carrier services with the ability to increase power capacity based on customer’s needs, with a guaranteed SLA of 99.999%.  With completion of Phase I, IBM experts certified IXcellerate as fully compliant with the reliability Level 3 certification. The certificate focuses on project, construction and operation of the data centre in the accordance with globally recognised IBM Reliability Rating System. IXcellerate’s total campus area is 15,000m² with capacity up to 3,000 racks in the existing data centre.

IXcellerate’s clients include large financial institutions, multinational corporations, international carriers and businesses that handle large amounts of data. It’s headquarters are located in London.

Contact: Dina Nurkaeva, Director of Strategic Marketing at IXcellerate,,    +7 915-2348530

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