Vtesse is committed to excellence in supporting our customers; we are certified to the following international standards.


CAS(T) CESG Assured Service (Telecommunications)

Vtesse has achieved certification under the Government’s CAS(T) (CESG Assured Service (Telecommunications)) scheme for both its optical and MPLS-based networking services which means we can now carry government data and meet the 2-2-4 government security standard. As part of our certification we can also work with other CAS(T) providers where “last mile” connectivity is required, extending our network reach.

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Quality Management ISO 9001:2008

Vtesse is certified to ISO 9001, the International standard for business quality management and serves as the baseline for all of our operational processes. It applies to the development, fabrication, sales, service and support of both our Network and Data Centre operations.  It ensures that the needs and expectations of customers are met and demonstrates our commitment to driving continual quality improvement across the whole organisation. This further ensures confidence that the Vtesse requirement of continuously driving for better quality are consistently fulfilled and maintained.

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Security Management ISO 27001:2005

Vtesse has been certified by the BSI to ISO 27001:2005, the globally recognised standard for Information Security Management Systems. Covering the design, supply and support of internet and data networking for both the Vtesse network and data centre operations; ISO 27001 acknowledges the information security practices in place and the way in which it protects both its own operations and the services it provides to customers.

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Business Continuity Management ISO 22301:2012

Vtesse is certified to by the BSI to  ISO 22301:2012  for Business Continuity Management which provides a framework for improving the ability of Vtesse to remain resilient to disruption caused by unforeseen events. Key business systems and processes either continue uninterrupted or can be recovered quickly to ensure business critical support functions and vital services are provided with no interruption.

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Environmental ManagementISO 14001:2004

Vtesse is certified by the BSI to ISO 14001:2004 for Environmental Management which means that Vtesse has demonstrated its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and becoming a true eco business. As part of the Vtesse environmental plan, which includes the reduction of our carbon footprint, Vtesse is promoting recycling and energy saving initiatives around the business

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PCI DSS Compliance

PCI DSS Compliance

Vtesse Cirrus has achieved PCI DSS certification at its Hoddesdon data centre facility. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is an information security standard for organisations that handle cardholder information, principally for major credit and debit cards.

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Vtesse is a member of the Internet Services Providers’ Association (ISPA) is the UK’s Trade Association for providers of internet services. ISPA brings together the UK internet industry to provide essential support through innovation, knowledge and experience in order to benefit the UK economy and society.



The RIPE NCC is one of five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) providing Internet resource allocations, registration services and coordination activities that support the operation of the Internet globally. As a member, Vtesse can make applications for IP addresses on behalf of its customers.



Vtesse is a member of the London Internet Exchange (LINX) – one of the global leaders of Internet Exchange Points (IXP) with over 430 members. We peer directly with the LINX at Telehouse in London ensuring our customers benefit from low latency, highly resilient and cost effective internet connectivity. Our ASN number is 50173.


Vtesse is also proud to have received the following:

DCS Hosting Provider of the Year

Data Centre Hosting Provider of the Year 2012 Data Centre Solutions Awards

Vtesse Cirrus is proud to announce that it has been named ‘Data Centre Hosting Provider of the Year’ at this year’s Data Centre Solutions Awards – an accolade determined by the voting public. Its state-of-the-art 30,000-sq-ft Tier III+ facility in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, claimed victory over five contenders including Peer 1 Hosting and Six Degrees Group to take the title. You can read more about the awards here.