Our certifications and compliance
Our certifications and compliance division works tirelessly to meet all relevant industry standards for your peace of mind. We are commitment to continuously providing the best in tech with our people, practices and technology through our certifications.
We working to become 100% carbon-neutral hosting company, achieving PAS 2060. We share and support your environmental and Corporate Social Responsibility values.
Our ISO certifications
ISO 27017:2015 International Standard for Information Security Systems
Approval Number: ISO/IEC 27017 – 00035657
ISO 27017 certification demonstrates cloud service security to users. ISO27017 is a security standard developed for cloud service providers and users to make a safer cloud-based environment and reduce the risk of security problems.
ISO 22301:2019 International Standard for Business Continuity Management Systems
Approval Number: ISO 22301 – 00035653
A standard that provides a model for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving a business continuity management system. ANS is built on quality, reliable and secure services, to ensure availability of these essential services, we implemented ISO 22301 with an overall program for business continuity & disaster recovery.
ISO 9001:2015 International Standard for Quality Management
Approval Number: ISO9001 – 00035654
An integrated management system, designed for ISO 9001:2015, operates across our business. ANS has established quality objectives for all areas of the company. These are regularly reviewed in order to ensure the continuous improvement of the management system, ensuring that the company operates effectively and efficiently whilst consistently meeting the needs of our customers and stakeholders.
ISO 27018:2019 International Standard for Information Security Systems
Approval Number ISO/IEC 27018 – 00035658
ISO 27018 certification ensures that personal data is processed securely. ISO 27018 is a security standard. This standard was created in 2014 as an addendum to ISO/IEC 27001, the first international code of practice for cloud privacy. This standard helps cloud service providers like ANS who process personally identifiable information (PII) to assess risk and implement controls for protecting PII.
ISO 27001:2013 International Standard for Information Security Systems
Approval Number: ISO/IEC 27001 – 00035656
Information security is crucially important to ANS, and the need to protect valuable information assets is of upmost importance to us. In addition, there are legal and regulatory obligations concerning our governance of information security. Therefore, effective information security directly supports ANS’s business objectives.
ISO 14001:2015 International Standard for Environmental Management Systems
Approval Number: ISO14001 – 00035690
ANS is committed to including environmental considerations in our business activities. To reinforce this commitment, ANS is compliant with ISO 14001: 2015, which operates across the business. ANS is committed to the continuous improvement of its environmental performance by establishing and reviewing environmental objectives for all areas of the company.
ISO 20000:2018 International Standard for IT Service Management
Approval Number: ISO/IEC 20000 – 1 – 00035655
The standard recognises best practices for IT service management and ensures customer requirements for managed services are met in an efficient manner. It demonstrates our continued commitment to achieving service management excellence – a crucial differentiator that ensures the delivery of high-quality service to our customers.
Compliance and endorsements
We are a PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) Level 1 Service provider, ensuring our operational business processes uphold the levels of security required by the payment card industry.
NICEIC Electrical Contractor
This accreditation enables us not only to guarantee the highest quality of electrical work but to increase the speed at which it is carried out by having engineers onsite at our data centres and across our property portfolio. We take power seriously.
We’re the only data centre owner and operator in the UK that is an approved NICEIC electrical contractor.
Carbon Footprint Standard (PAS 2060)
We are certified by the Carbon Footprint Standard. We've achieved a 19.1% reduction in our carbon footprint, offset our market-based carbon footprint for 2022, and use 100% renewable energy. Our mission is to be a carbon-neutral hosting provider that sustains the environment for future generations.
This government-endorsed standard demonstrates that we have implemented the essential security requirements for protecting your data, and that of your client’s, against unskilled internet-based cyber attackers.
Cyber Essentials +
This enhanced government-endorsed standard demonstrates that we have implemented the essential plus security requirements for protecting your data, and that of your client’s, against unskilled internet-based cyber attackers.
ANS are government-approved suppliers through the G-Cloud 13 framework, enabling public sector departments to purchase our OJEU compliant hosting solutions with ease, speed and confidence.
ANS is part of Cisco’s CMSP (Cloud and Managed Service Provider) partnership program. This ensures that every product we build, sell and support follows service delivery management best practices and is backed by Cisco’s support.
VMware Sovereign Cloud
VMware Sovereign Cloud Partners are attested compliant with the highest level of certification in regional policies and governance with proof of certification of building world-class, enterprise-grade clouds with decades of experience delivering secure, quality solutions. ANS is one of only two such organisations in the UK.
SOC 2 Type 2 Report
A SOC 2 Type 2 report is a service organization control audit on how a cloud-based service provider handles sensitive information. It covers both the suitability of a company’s controls and its operating effectiveness.