GTS Telecom, one of the most important infrastructure-based telecommunication services provider in Romania, announces a partnership with The Insurance Pool against Natural Disasters (PAID România), through which it will offer the insurance society a broad range of services critical for an activity at the standards required by norms in this field.
Thorugh this partnership, GTS Telecom becomes PAID Romania’s supplier for an extensive range of IT&C services: colocation in the Data Centers owned by GTS Telecom in Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca, encrypted data transport circuits between PAID’s locations, cloud services (IaaS) and Back-up-as-a-Service, IT&C support and maintenance services and redundant Internet acces services. The solution has been active since the beginning of this year and it is part of a PAID Romania project for infrastructure modernization at the highest standards in the industry and data backup, from the perspective of both their accidental loss and business continuity in th case of natural disasters.
“GTS Telecom convinced us through a high level in redundancy, from a geographic point of view (Data Centers and Cloud platforms is Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca), as well as from the point of view of the topology and equipment of the communication network. We wanted a partner with tradition, certified, one with a high level of expertise regarding data centers and who could offer us, apart from the technical solutions, counselling in their implementation. The GTS team has come to us with the most adequate and fast responses in this process. We know we have made a good choice, one confirmed right from the first visit at the GTS Data Center in Bucharest,” has said Valentin Iordan, Manager of the IT Department at PAID.
“The solution chosen by PAID is a complex one, with focus on data security and the implementation of a business continuity plan, aspects extremely relevant for a player on the insurance market. And even more important since PAID’s role is essential when natural disasters occur, and access to data in those moments represents a critical aspect for the society’s market. Through the implemented solutions, we ensure the permanent availability and protection of the critical business data and processes,” said Razvan Stoica, General Manager of GTS Telecom.
The Insurance Pool against Natural Disasters (PAID) was established as an insurance company in November 2009, through the joint effort of 12 insurance companies (ABC Asigurări, Astra Asigurări, Carpatica Asig, Certasig, City Insurance, Credit Europe Asigurări, Euroins România, Generali, Grawe România, Groupama România, Platinum Asigurări și Uniqa Asigurări), shareholders of PAID.
The Insurance against Natural Disasters – PAID Romania is an essential part of the Romanian program for disaster insurance, program managed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs. According to the law, PAID manages the system of compulsory insurances covering three basic risks specific for Romania – earthquake, floods and landslides. The activity of PAID insurance company in Romania started in February 2010 and the first day of issue of compulsory home insurance was the 15th of July 2010.
About GTS Telecom:
Starting with 2011, GTS Telecom is present in the cloud services sectorÎncă din 2011, being one of the players that have built this type of technology in the region. With a complete range of public, private and mixed Cloud services (Infrastructure-as-a-Service: IaaS), storage and real time backup, GTS Telecom addreses medium and large oranizations, being the preffered supplier for many top companies in Romania, as well as international ones. He cloud computing solutions of GTS Telecom offer the advantage of a 99.99% uptime and a state-of-art platform.
Besides the fast installation and the solutions tailored for every business, the colocation and virtualization services of GTS Telecom offer redundancy at all levels and a specialized and dedicated team at the clients’ disposal 24/7.
GTS Central Europe is a leading infrastructure-based provider of telecommunications services in Romania. GTS provides national and international transport solutions for data, voice, Internet access, anti-DDoS, cloud and colocation services in its own data centers in Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca. The company operates an extensive fiber optic and data center network throughout the region. GTS is one of the founding members of RoNIX (Romanian Network for Internet eXchange) and it is ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18001, ISO 27001 ISO 27002 and ISO 27018 certificated. In June 2014, it was completed the transaction by which Deutsche Telekom acquired GTS Central Europe group which was part of GTS Telecom. GTS Czech and GTS Polish operations have been integrated by Deutsche Telekom operations in those countries, which thus have enhanced business-to-business segment. In Romania, GTS Telecom, owned by Deutsche Telekom, continues to operate independently.
The company has approximately 125 employees and is headquartered in Bucharest.
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