OrionStellar Data Centre awarded ISO 27001 Information Security Management System certification

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From left: OrionStellar Marketing and Business Development Lead Shashini Bandara, Manager – Data Centre Operations Dammika De Joedth, Manager – Product Innovation and Compliance Gaveen De Silva, Chief Operation Officer Nalaka W. Bandara with Bureau Veritas General Manager Shan Nanayakkara, Manager – Marketing and Sales Certification Service Line Subash Asanga De Silva and TrustVault Managing Director and Co-Founder Buddhika De Alwis


OrionStellar Data Centre, Sri Lanka’s first high-density and carrier-neutral data centre, which also became Sri Lanka’s first TIA-942 Rated 3 design certified data centre recently, has gained yet another industry recognition by achieving the ISO 27001 certification for Information Security Management.

As an international standard, ISO 27001 defines a formal framework and information security controls to systematically manage information security demands within today’s information technology landscape. ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System certification reiterates OrionStellar’s commitment in ensuring best-in-class information security practices when delivering services to its customers. 

In a ceremony held at Orion City IT Park on 21 June, OrionStellar was formally presented the ISO 27001 certification by Bureau Veritas, a leading global certification body, in recognition of achieving the coveted certification in April 2022, in the presence of TrustVault Ltd., the consulting firm entrusted with this endeavour.

OrionStellar Data Center is designed to provide highly secured, reliable and sustainable data centre services for top enterprises across finance, manufacturing, and other diversified sectors demanding stringent information security practices. Further, OrionStellar is offering tailor-made data centre hosting packages for startups and SME customers as well. 

Addressing the gathering of the awarding ceremony OrionStellar COO Nalaka Wijaya Bandara said: “As a world-class data centre facility, independent accreditation such as ISO 27001 and TIA Rated 3 classification enable OrionStellar to position our capability to provide best in class data centre services not only to Sri Lankan enterprises but also to regional multinationals.” ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification is considered the most essential information security certifications for data centres defining information security management across 14 aspects of an organisation and more than 100 information security controls. The recent certification also provides customers of OrionStellar the necessary framework and compliance in their information security needs, further backed by a well-defined management system, including physical security measures, continuous surveillance, network and system access management, cybersecurity preparedness, among a multitude of other features supported by a globally recognised system infrastructure.