Claranet has a reputation for technical innovation and excellence. Our expertise and knowledge is built not only on the skills of our people, but also on the highest industry standards. You can be assured that our practices, processes and competencies meet all the key industry accreditations and that you will receive the highest quality of service for your business requirements.
AWS Premier Consulting Partner
Claranet has been awarded Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Consulting Partner status, in recognition of the strength of its AWS practice. The criteria for achieving Premier Partner status encompass technical expertise, and successful AWS business practices and proven deployments. Premier Consulting Partners must have a strong roster of certified and trained technical consultants, an APN DevOps Competency and at least one other APN Competency. Premier Partners must also have a healthy, revenue-generating business on AWS, underpinned by significant investment in their AWS practice and a track-record of success in deploying customer solutions on AWS.
Microsoft Partner - Gold Hosting
Claranet's status as a Microsoft Partner - Gold Hosting illustrates our high standard of competence and expertise with Microsoft technologies. As a result, we are also able to pass onto our customers and Channel Partners significant technical, marketing and support benefits which we receive from Microsoft.
Google Cloud Premier Partner
Google Cloud Platform is a public cloud offering running on the same infrastructure that powers Google Search and Youtube. As a Google Cloud Platform Premier Partner with Infrastructure Specialisation, Claranet are recognised as one of the global leaders in providing consultancy and support for Google Cloud Platform.
VMware Premier Partner
As global leader in virtualisation and cloud infrastructure, VMware sets the standards for this technology. Achieving VMware Premier Partner status recognises Claranet as a highly qualified partner, with the greatest experience and capability of virtualisation technology. Premier partners are better prepared for a rapidly changing virtualisation landscape, and customers can be confident that Claranet’s cloud solutions meet the highest technical standards, at the most cost-effective prices.
The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is a non-profit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux. Founded in 2007, The Linux Foundation sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and other key Linux fellows. As a Linux Foundation member, Claranet support the development of Linux and help to influence the direction of key projects.
Puppet is automation software that gives system administrators the power to easily automate repetitive tasks, quickly deploy critical applications, and proactively manage infrastructure, on-premises or in the cloud. Claranet were very early adopters of Puppet, and have contributed much code to the project. Claranet staff regularly speak at Puppet events in the UK and US.
Red Hat Inc is a company providing open-source software products to the enterprise community. As of June 2013, Red Hat is the largest corporate contributor to Linux. Claranet provide a full range of Red Hat Enterprise products, and a number of Claranet staff hold RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer) status.
Claranet has achieved the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, the only auditable international standard for information security management systems. The internationally-recognised standard provides assurance that Claranet maintains the highest levels of security for our clients' information assets and the design, development, implementation and support of our entire product catalogue.
Claranet has achieved the ISO 22301:2012 certification, the on international standard for business continuity. The standard provides assurance that Claranet maintains business continuity plans to ensure that we are better able to serve our customers in the event of a crisis.
For the last 3 years, Claranet has retained the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Based on the operational processes implemented across our business, this accreditation shows that we understand the requirements (stated and expected) of our customers, and that we produce products and services which meet those requirements in an ever improving way.
ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)
ITIL is the de facto standard for IT service management, providing a best practice framework for the provision of quality IT services. Our key objective for adopting ITIL is to align IT services with the current and future needs of your business.
Payment Card Industry Data Security
Claranet is PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) accredited. Businesses that store, transmit and process card data are legally required to comply with Sections 9 and 12 of the UK’s 12-step security standard. Our accreditation to this standard assures our customers that they automatically meet the requirements of those sections.
The Cyber Essentials scheme has been developed by Government and industry to fulfil two keys functions. It provides assurance that the basic controls all organisations should implement to mitigate the risk from common internet based threats in line with the Governments ’10 steps to Cyber Security’ are in place. It also offers a mechanism for organisations to demonstrate to all interested parties that the that they have taken these essential precautions. The UK Government believes that implementing these measures can significantly reduce an organisation's vulnerability to cyber-attack.