Global Convergence, Inc. Achieves ISO 27001:2013 Certification

Global Convergence, Inc. Achieves ISO 27001:2013 Certification

OLDSMAR, Fla., May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Convergence, Inc. (GCI), a Value Added Distribution and IT Services provider, today announced that its IT Services organization has received ISO 27001:2013 certification for its Information Security Management System (ISMS).

ISO 27001:2013 is an information security standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the world’s largest developer of voluntary international standards, and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

GCI’s certification was issued by A-LIGN, an independent and accredited certification body based in the United States upon successful completion of a formal audit process. This certification is evidence that Global Convergence has met rigorous international standards in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of its managed IT services and professional services delivered via GCI’s Mission Support Center (MSC).

“In today’s hyper-converged world of networking and information security, data integrity becomes an ever-increasing challenge,” said Jim Bradshaw, Chairman and CEO at Global Convergence. “GCI drives customer excellence with highly-effective, holistic processes that safeguard informational assets for businesses as evidenced by this attainment of our ISO 27001:2013 certification.”

“The entire GCI team was involved in meeting the comprehensive requirements of ISO 27001:2013 over the past year, and we achieved our certificate of compliance in January, 2018 for both our Oldsmar, FL location and our Cluj-Napoca location in Romania,” said Jason Roth, IT Security Manager at GCI.

“GCI recently announced completion of SOC 1 and SOC 2 Type II Attestation Reports,” said Victor Berggren, CIO. “Our ISO 27001:2013 certification further verifies our resolute dedication to standards-based certifications around security, quality, privacy and continuity.”

This certification demonstrates GCI’s continued commitment to information security at every level and ensures its customers that the security of their data and information has been addressed, implemented, and properly controlled in all areas of the organization.

About Global Convergence, Inc.

Founded in 1990, Global Convergence Inc. (GCI) is the channel’s services and solutions company. GCI empowers solution providers to bring open and disruptive technologies to market that complement their portfolio and provide them with new revenue opportunities. With a strong foundation as a U.S.-based value-added distributor with a full, channel-driven IT services portfolio specializing in voice and data networks and enterprise mobility, GCI has global capabilities in 170 countries. To learn more, visit www.globalconvergence.com, or follow us at LinkedIn and Twitter.

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