ATLANTA, January 14, 2015 – iVision, a full service technology firm, announced today that it successfully completed the MSP Alliance’s (MSPA) United Certification Standard for Cloud and Managed Service Providers examination.
The UCS was the first certification created specifically for the managed services and cloud industry. Every certification comes with a written report with the entire process documented, validated and signed by a 3rd party accounting firm. The UCS has been reviewed by governmental agencies and regulatory bodies across the globe and used and accepted in 5 continents around the world.
“The UCS examination is a rigorous certification process that benchmarks and verifies the quality of the company providing managed services,” said Charles Weaver, MSPAlliance president. “We are very proud to have iVision undertake this important milestone for cloud and MSPs.”
UCS was created, using a wide base of criteria, to certify cloud and Managed IT Solution Providers thereby ensuring that they have met and exceed well-established standards of excellence and client care. Customers who select a company that is part of the UCS can also rest assured that their IT solution provider has met and exceeded the following standards dealing with:
- Corporate Risk Management
- Service & Program Change Management
- Event Management
- Logical Security
- Data privacy, security, and integrity
- Physical security
- Managed services SLA, reporting, and billing
- Corporate health
- Company is under constant external review from the MSPAlliance and the IT profession to continually maintain and improve standards of care of excellence.
The UCS examination is performed by a third party accounting firm.
“Successfully passing this rigorous certification affirms that iVision has invested in the internal system design and organizational controls required to better serve our clients,” said Eric Aslaksen, iVision CTO. “This certification validates iVision’s focus on our clients security and data integrity as we continue to help them manage their on-premise and cloud architectures.”
The MSPAlliance, with over 20,000 corporate members worldwide, is committed to increasing reliability and dependability in the industry surrounding the value and benefit of using Managed Service Providers to provide a wide range of mission-critical services. In addition, the MSPAlliance collects data on the practice of managed services on behalf of its members, to help them increase the value delivery of IT to the organizations they serve.
Headquartered in Atlanta, iVision builds cloud ready infrastructure and applications in partnership with their clients. iVision engineers success for its clients through objective recommendations, process and technology expertise, as well as best-of-breed guidance. The firm provides infrastructure and application solutions, and is organized into five complementary practices, including: Infrastructure Services, Data Center, Converged Network and Application Development – all supported by the Delivery Assurance practice.
Prior awards and recognition for iVision include:
- Inc. Magazines Fastest Growing Private Companies 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
- ACG #6 Fast 40 Fastest Growing Mid-Market Companies 2011, 2012, 2013
- CRN #24 100 Fastest Growing Companies 2011
- Microsoft SE Client Satisfaction Award 2011
- MSP Top 100 Managed Service Providers 2010
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