Achieving UCS certification for the second straight year is a great accomplishment for our team and provides proof of our continued commitment to delivering the best services available
Lacross, WI (PRWEB) May 01, 2013
Locknet – A Division of EO Johnson Office Technologies (Locknet – EO Johnson) today reported that it has been successfully re-audited and re-certified under the MSPAlliance’s (MSPA) Unified Certification Standard for Cloud and Managed Service Providers (UCS).
UCS is the first program of its kind, specifically designed and created to provide business consumers of cloud and managed services with the assurance that the service provider they hire meets or exceeds the highest principles of quality in areas such as financial stability, facilities, managed services practices, and customer satisfaction.
"The UCS audit is a rigorous audit and certification process that benchmarks and verifies the quality of the company providing managed services,” said Charles Weaver, MSPAlliance president. "We are very proud to have Locknet – EO Johnson join this elite body of Cloud and Managed Service Providers.”
UCS certification is based on a wide range of criteria with which to benchmark Managed IT Solution Providers, thereby ensuring that they have met and exceed well-established standards of excellence and client care. Clients that select a company that is part of the UCS can also rest assured that their IT solution provider has met and exceeded the following standards:
- Physical & Virtual Security
- Business & Financial stability
- Company has taken reasonable steps to assure that the client’s IT needs will be safely and professionally addressed
- Company is under constant external review from the MSPAlliance and the IT profession to continually maintain and improve standards of care of excellence
The UCS audit is performed by an independent public accounting firm.
"Achieving UCS certification for the second straight year is a great accomplishment for our team and provides proof of our continued commitment to delivering the best services available.” said Peter Kujawa, Locknet division president. “Very few IT Managed Service Providers have attained UCS certification and we are very proud of what this means about how we do business.”
The MSPAlliance, with over 20,000 corporate members worldwide, is committed to increasing reliability and dependability in the industry surrounding the value and benefit of using Managed Service Providers to provide a wide range of mission-critical services. In addition, the MSPAlliance collects data on the practice of managed services on behalf of its members, to help them increase the value delivery of IT to the organizations they serve.
Over the last 30 years, Locknet – A Division of EO Johnson Office Technologies – has become one of North America’s Top Managed Service Providers, serving hundreds of Midwest clients. Locknet provides managed firewall, private cloud backup, and network management with a focus on service and security excellence. Employing highly certified Network and Security Engineers, Locknet has solidified themselves as a premiere provider for security-focused businesses. Locknet is an UCS/SSAE 16 Certified, FFIEC examined technology service provider with redundant data centers and a full-service support center. For more information on Locknet please visit http://www.locknet-inc.com.
For over 13 years, the MSPAlliance has been the only unified voice for the Managed Services Industry, and the only organization that promotes the highest level of professionalism, reliability and integrity. As the world's largest Professional Association and Accrediting Body for the Managed Services Industry, the MSPAlliance was created to meet the needs of the Managed Services Professional and to educate the end-user community on the benefits of using a Managed Service Provider.
For more information about the MSPAlliance please visit http://www.mspalliance.com.