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KFH-Bahrain awarded ISO 27001 Certification for the Data Centre

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Kuwait Finance House Bahrain


The First for an Islamic Bank in Bahrain

Kuwait Finance House – Bahrain (
KFH-Bahrain
) Data Centre has been awarded a prestigious information confidence acceptance ISO 27001, following a difficult review by an general acceptance body. It is a initial Islamic bank in a Kingdom to grasp this milestone.

The ISO certificate was presented to Mr. Abdulhakeem Alkhayyat, a Managing Director and CEO of
KFH-Bahrain
.

“We are gay with this accreditation as it clearly demonstrates
KFH-Bahrain
‘s care in a Information record locus of Islamic banking and financial zone in Bahrain. With this certification, a Bank will, Allah willing, be means to launch innovative electronic services for a sell and corporate customers. With a flourishing need for information confidence and IT Risk in a area of information technology, a significance of this feat can't be overstated”, pronounced Mr. Abdulhakeem Alkhayyat.

“We have always been wakeful that a information centre, network infrastructure and other compared services play a critical purpose in using banking services. We therefore motionless to adopt tellurian best practices and exercise ISO controls in a categorical Data Centre and network to lessen a risk of intrusions and disruptions”, he added.

The purpose-built and scalable dedicated Data Centre makes
KFH-Bahrain
a initial bank in a Kingdom to have virtualization record that is able of providing a error tolerant, constant and stop giveaway operation.

The Data Centre infrastructure is formed on an integrated rack, energy and cooling resolution finish with modernized government and monitoring hardware and software. The Data Centre significantly softened a altogether trustworthiness and accessibility with finish network redundancy, EMC information storage within a VMware virtualization environment.

This state-of-the-art infrastructure will sustain
KFH-Bahrain
‘s technical mandate for a subsequent 10 years with an integrated ability for destiny expansion and IT transformation. This will also have a certain impact on a Bank’s business by softened IT services, aloft accessibility of banking channels and a rebate in a Bank’s handling risks, gripping in mind that a Data Centre provides a services and support 24/7.

ISO 27001 has been acclaimed zodiacally as a critical apparatus to conduct and minimize a operation of threats to that information is frequently subjected.

About Kuwait Finance House, Bahrain
Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain is a heading provider of Islamic blurb and investment banking services. Established in 2002 as a unconditionally owned auxiliary of Kuwait Finance House (Kuwait) — an attention personality for some-more than 30 years —
KFH-Bahrain
specializes in building and bringing to marketplace a top peculiarity Islamic agreeable banking and investment products, all of that are delivered by a staff of gifted and dedicated professionals with a low bargain of a marketplace and a clients we serve.

© Press Release 2012

Article source: http://www.zawya.com/story/ZAWYA20120415114042/KFH-Bahrain-awarded-ISO-27001-Certification-for-its-Data-Centre/