data centre security solutions

Data centre security and compliance

Security is paramount

At Colt DCS, we take security seriously, from 24/7 manned environments 365 days a year to our intelligent security monitoring systems. Our flexible and standardized approach means you can customise from a list of security options while ensuring your most valuable assets are protected across our global portfolio.

From the gate to the rack, intelligent systems to connectivity, and across our Colt DCS security teams, our unrivalled, intelligent approach to security covers every step of your journey no matter which country you are in and which data centre.

Colt DCS can factor in layers of security designed to meet your specific needs, saving you money or enhancing protection every step of the way, no matter how big or small your data center needs. Our highly trained and audited security personnel will take the time to sit down with you to identify the risks that need to be addressed and provide security-based risk assessments.

Our standardised approach means we can keep you secure and your environment certified no matter where you are with Colt in the world. Our approach to security covers not only technology but procedures, staff and processes, which can contribute to smooth audits and help with your compliance needs.

data centre security defence in depth

Defence in depth

From the gate to the rack, intelligent systems to connectivity, and across our Colt DCS security teams, our unrivalled, intelligent approach to security covers every step of your journey no matter which country you are in and which data centre. Colt DCS recognises there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to security. Our in-house consultants can help you devise the best method covering physical access. Coupled with our standardised processes, ongoing access to our security experts and transparent approach, Colt DCS can ensure your most valuable assets are protected no matter where in Colt’s estate you are. We call this defence in depth.

Security layers

Security layers

Physical security is the deterrent, or barrier, to your mission-critical environment. It covers protection from the perimeter to the building and down to the rack.

Benefits

  • Fencing

  • Manned gate entry

  • CCTV

  • Man traps

  • Card access and two factor authentication

  • Alarm management platform

  • Caging and dedicated suites – halls with bespoke security

  • Biometric rack access

  • Cold aisle containment with two factor identification

Security procedures infographic

Security Procedures

From the start of your journey with Colt, we offer flexible security options that cover every step, from consulting to maintenance and security-focused SLAs to professional services skills to help with ongoing audits and continued training and investment in our staff.

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