Oxford, UK, 21 February 2007: Managed security services provider and Information Assurance specialist, Vistorm, today announced its involvement in the Police National Network 3 (PNN3) Framework Arrangement in partnership with Cable&Wireless.
As part of the arrangement Vistorm will provide secure remote access for laptops and mobile devices in use across UK Police Forces, allowing police working out in the community to access and transmit vital information quickly, safely and securely.
Dan Turner, general manager, Professional Services, Vistorm comments: “Mobile working and its subsequent security is not only a corporate issue, it has now spread into the public sector space. As a trusted Cable&Wireless partner we are extremely proud to be part of the PNN3 Framework Arrangement and look forward to working with them and PITO to provide secure remote access for UK Police Forces.”
Martin Goodman, director of public sector, Cable&Wireless adds: “PNN3 is an exciting and necessary development in the drive towards a modern Police Service. It is an important advancement for the way UK policing is carried out as it facilitates greater communication between forces and secure access to centralised data.”
The Police IT Organisation (PITO) has awarded its Telecommunications and Data contract to Cable&Wireless in a framework deal over a five-year term. The Police National Network 3 (PNN3) enables Cable&Wireless to provide secure managed voice, data, video, hosting and internet services to all police forces in the UK, as well as more than 100 organisations in the wider criminal justice system.
The aim of the PNN3 Arrangement is to allow forces to share data securely, meeting the government’s agenda for more “joined-up policing”, prompted by the Bichard Enquiry.
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Founded in 1991, Vistorm is a specialist in delivering industry leading security solutions. Partnering with leading manufacturers, Vistorm combines specialist Consulting, Technology and Managed Services capabilities to offer a complete portfolio of secure infrastructure services and solutions.
Vistorm believes that a clear information assurance strategy is fundamental to good corporate governance. In today’s business environment, stakeholder value can be too easily and often unwittingly damaged by information-based risks. Information capital needs to be compliant, secure, available, reliable and accurate. Without this assurance, there is a real danger of financial loss or damage to reputation.
Vistorm is headquartered in Daresbury, Cheshire with 200 employees nationwide.
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Cable & Wireless is one of the world’s leading international communications companies. It operates through two standalone business units - International and UK.
The International business unit operates integrated telecommunications companies in 34 countries offering mobile, broadband, domestic and international fixed line services to residential and business customers, with principal operations in the Caribbean, Panama, Macau, Monaco and the Channel Islands.
The UK business unit provides enterprise and carrier solutions to the largest users of telecoms services across the UK, US, continental Europe and Asia, and wholesale broadband services in the UK.
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