Thursday, November 17, 2016

OT Opens 2 New State-of-the-Art Data Centers in Europe and United States to Host and Operate Increasing Demand for Digital Security Solutions

COLOMBES, France - Thursday, November 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announced the opening of two new state-of-the-art data centers in Europe and in the United States to host and operate increasing demand for digital security solutions. These data centers will constitute the core of OT’s Digital Factory.

OT’s increased momentum in mobile payments (for both Financial Services Institutions and Mobile Network Operators) and IoT (e.g. automobile), have meant an increasing requirement for secure remote management platforms and solutions. As a result, OT has invested in 2 new data centers in Bucharest, Romania and Washington, United States, respectively of 240m2 and 265m2, which are at the cutting edge of technology with:

    Dedicated High Security Areas for each type of platform (Financial services, NFC payments, Subscription Management, IoT, etc.)
    Capacity to operate hundreds of customer platforms in managed services and secured Cloud environments
    Compliance with GSMA specifications and with multiple security certifications (PCI-CP, VOTA, VCBP, PCI-TSP, etc.)
    Disaster recovery capability relying on inter Data Center link and remote back-up replication
    24X7 operation and monitoring

These openings will reinforce OT’s already highly efficient data center network and will enable OT to offer even greater service availability and scalability to its customers, notably in terms of operating and hosting business critical solutions in a fully secured Cloud SaaS (Software as a Service) model.

“We aim at better serving our customers by hosting and operating secured Cloud solutions. This further investment in our Digital Factory, with the opening of our two new state-of-the-art data centers in Europe and in the United States, will help us to offer them an optimum level of service combined with the right economics.” said Marek Juda, Digital Platform Incubator Managing Director at OT.


OT is a world leader in embedded digital security that protects you when you connect, authenticate or pay.

OT is strategically positioned in high growth markets and offers embedded security software solutions for “end-point” devices as well as associated remote management solutions to a huge portfolio of international clients, including banks and financial institutions, mobile operators, authorities and governments, as well as manufacturers of connected objects and equipment.

OT employs over 6 500 employees worldwide, including almost 700 R&D people. With a global footprint of 4 regional secure manufacturing hubs and 39 secure service centers, OT’s international network serves clients in 169 countries. For more information:

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