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Tenzing Partners with Alert Logic for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS)

October 15
08:17 2010

Web Host NewsCANADA – Tenzing Managed IT Services (Tenzing), a leading provider of hosting solutions for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers and Ecommerce systems integrators, today announced it has partnered with Alert Logic to help Ecommerce customers address the intrusion detection and vulnerability scanning requirements within the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), a worldwide security standard designed to help control and prevent online credit card fraud.

By partnering with Alert Logic, Tenzing now offers Ecommerce companies a single solution for intrusion detection, vulnerability management and compliance reporting. By integrating Alert Logic’s IT compliant intrusion detection services with its integrated managed hosting offering, Tenzing enables Ecommerce customers to comply with PCI-DSS without having to invest in additional security infrastructure or monitoring resources.

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“Tenzing has a proud history of working with best-of-breed partners to deliver optimal solutions that address an increasing number of challenges for our customers, including regulatory compliance,” said Kelly Beardmore, CTO at Tenzing. “The addition of Alert Logic’s intrusion detection and proactive threat management greatly complements our existing security services and together we provide customers with peace of mind.”

“PCI compliance is a huge expense for customers and service providers alike,” said Gray Hall, president and CEO of Alert Logic. “By partnering with Alert Logic, Tenzing adds an affordable security and compliance solution to their overall portfolio to help customers realize the full benefit of moving IT infrastructure to the cloud.”

Through Alert Logic, Tenzing now offers Payment Card Industry (PCI) vulnerability assessments for Tenzing customers that must adhere to PCI-DSS. Alert Logic is an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) by the PCI Security Standards Council, which allows Tenzing customers to evaluate the security of their systems and provide reports to prove compliance to auditors thereby helping them in achieving compliance with PCI-DSS.

“Often our Ecommerce customers will look to us to help them comply with PCI-DSS,” said Simon Keogh, Tenzing’s VP of Marketing. “We can now go one step further and bring the strength of Alert Logic’s Threat Manager to a growing number of customers that must proactively confront their network vulnerabilities in order to comply with this multifaceted security standard.”

About Alert Logic
Alert Logic delivers cloud-powered, managed solutions for IT security and compliance by combining patented technology and 24×7 monitoring by certified analysts. With over 1,000 enterprise customers, serviced directly by Alert Logic or through an IT service provider partner, Alert Logic’s Threat Manager and Log Manager provide the best of intrusion detection, network vulnerability assessment, log management and security monitoring. Alert Logic enables users to improve their security posture and comply with regulations and mandates without any capital expense, internal IT resources or protracted implementation times. Alert Logic is based in Houston, TX and was founded in 2002. For more information, please visit

About Tenzing Managed IT Services
Founded in 1998, Tenzing is a managed hosting company trusted by leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers and Ecommerce systems integrators to deliver business critical applications to some of the world’s largest companies and most recognizable brands. Tenzing’s mission-critical hosting infrastructure, mature IT Service Management (ITSM) practices, and comprehensive application-level Service Level Agreements (SLAs), enable the reliable, secure, and scalable delivery of complex SaaS and Ecommerce applications. Tenzing is ISO 27001 and SAS 70 Type II certified with data centres in Toronto, Vancouver and Kelowna, B.C. For more information, visit

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