The Bunker is different to the multitude of ‘buy and build’ players in the market today. In addition to the best security credentials in the business, we have the skills and expertise to construct bespoke platforms that are competitively priced and tailored to the requirements of your business. All of our Managed Hosting, Cloud infrastructure and Data Storage solutions and services are designed to help clients address business needs using technology as a flexible resource that is cost effective, compliant and secure by design.
The Bunker has established relationships with numerous industry leaders, enabling us to offer customers cutting edge solutions, equipment and expertise:
The Bunker enables our customers to turn onerous tasks into a source of business advantage by driving down the cost of compliance and increasing agility through the utility consumption model. We are accredited to and compliant with:
Located within purpose built ex-Ministry of Defence facilities, our fully owned UK data centres are secure by design. They have 3m reinforced concrete walls, solid steel doors, and 24-hour CCTV, with additional security measures including visual verification of all persons entering, escorted access, and Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP) and Tempest RFI intrusion protection.
The Bunker’s facilities are also highly available, with auto-failover and replication across our two main sites combined with redundant power ensuring 100% uptime.
The Bunker is here to help you use technology to address business needs. Whether it’s a migration and consolidation project, physical to virtual transformation, or a disaster recovery planning and implementation project, our Professional Services team can analyse where your business is today, define where you want to be in the future, and recommend how technology can be employed to help you get there with the minimum of risk. All projects are run through our PMO, and all of our project managers are PRINCE2 trained and apply The Bunker Protocol™ at every stage.READ OUR 10 REASONS INFOGRAPHIC
The Bunker adopts a service-centric approach to secure migration. Our multi-layered methodology for discovery starts with physical assets, working through to services and applications, and underpins planning, logistics and infrastructure engineering tasks. Supported by PRINCE2 accredited project managers and executed within highly secure proof of concept facilities and test environments, our approach ensures a low risk and cost-effective migration completed within defined timescales and to budget.READ OUR MIGRATION AND IMPLEMENTATION FACTSHEET
The Bunker understands that the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your data is paramount. That’s why we conceived The Bunker ProtocolTM an all-encompassing methodology that secures against risk and ensures the most secure IT delivery in the UK.
It incorporates Physical, Human and Digital security capability and processes and wraps them with a governance and standards layer that ensures that client data and systems are continually secure and compliant.
The Bunker takes a multi-layered approach to physical security. Planned as a single entity, our counter-measures include perimeter fences, gates, lighting, CCTV and robust access control.
Our fully owned UK data centres are secure by design Located within purpose built ex-Ministry of Defence facilities, with 3m reinforced concrete walls, solid steel doors, and 24-hour CCTV – backed by visual verification of all persons entering, escorted access, and Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP) and Tempest RFI intrusion protection.
Our facilities are also highly available, with auto-failover and replication across our two main sites combined with redundant power ensuring 100% uptime. We’re ISO 27001 accredited, PCI DSS certified and fully compliant with all 12 PCI DSS v3.0 requirements. All of our processes are Security Council controlled.
Our culture starts and ends with security. The Bunker uses pre-employment screening and includes security terms and conditions in our conditions of service. We also operate a personnel security review process and a formal process for managing staff leaving the business to ensure the highest level of security from a people perspective.
We build and integrate systems in-house, with the highest levels of security from the source code up – Hardened Windows, Unix and Linux environments, and up to four additional levels of security, each with full encryption.
The protection of virtual machines (VMs) is assured in a highly granular fashion, with capabilities including Stateful Firewall, Web Application Firewall, and Anti-virus; as well as Encryption services, Host based Intrusion Protection, Virtual Patching Technology, File Integrity Monitoring, and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM).
The Bunker helps our customers evaluate Cloud risks and take informed security decisions in order to build the best solution for their business needs. Our philosophy addresses all three critical elements of security – physical, human, and digital – to provide a pre-validated and dedicated Cloud Infrastructure.READ OUR CLOUD ASSESSMENT
Whether you’re looking to meet a complex or specific security requirement or carrying a high degree of risk, all of our solutions are built to be highly secure, highly available and high performing. We offer a full range of operational and professional services to create a tailored yet competitively priced solution – from physical Colocation, Open Source environments and Secure Data Storage, to Managed Hosting, Cloud Infrastructure, PCI DSS Compliance and Information Security.Read our Prospectus
The Bunker provides a range of client and core managed network services to serve your infrastructure with reliable, superfast connectivity. We operate our own redundant, fully meshed, self-healing 10 Gigabit network from our highly secure data centres to the Internet, and offer carrier neutral connectivity from over 150 ISPs. All of these services are monitored and managed 24x7x365 via our Network Operations Centre.FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR NETWORKS
We take a structured approach to developing BCP using a methodology aligned with the ISO 22301 standard for Business Continuity Management. It delivers a set of processes and system recommendations, an implementation plan, and a Crisis Management document that provides you with step-by-step instructions on what to do should disaster strike. We also test the plans, processes and systems put in place. This ensures you avoid the downtime that could otherwise lead to lost customers, lost revenue, legal action or worse.CONTACT US
“We wanted a fast, stable, safe system and that’s exactly what we got. Moving away from collocation means we can focus on our core business and rest easy knowing The Bunker is available 24/7 to manage, protect and support our eCommerce platforms.”
managing director, The Pixel
“Security and compliance are key considerations for our customers as they are effectively extending a part of their network into The Bunker’s data centre.”
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT, QOLCOM
“Security and compliance are of paramount important to our audience. MasterCard has the highest standards in regard to both and we knew that approval from one of the largest financial services companies in the world would immediately dispel any concerns held by our prospects.”
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, DIGISEQ
“During the due diligence process we will be asked questions about how our hosted environment works. With ISO 27001, all those questions disappear.”
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR, EVALUE
“Organisations rely on SWIFT connectivity to send and receive timely, accurate and secure financial communications. The Bottomline Service Bureau is therefore a critical part of its clients’ operational infrastructure and any disruption or downtime could have major financial and risk implications.”
CTO, Bottomline Technologies
“Availability of our service is the most important factor for our customers and moving closer to perfection is our shared goal. We are also working closely with The Bunker to enhance our disaster recovery facilities and to offer cloud based payments.”
international provider of payment processing services
“With around 160,000 logins and 3,000 unique users accessing our systems every month, security is paramount and The Bunker’s Ultra Secure service assures our customers that their data remains safe 24/7/365. And with turnover doubling year on year, we are assured that The Bunker can support our ambitious growth plans.”
Managing Director, Hosted Desktop UK
“With help from The Bunker, we have seen a 175% growth in Cloud adoption in the last 3 years and have converted 80% of our client base to the Cloud. The data centre also has plenty of space, and considering the rate our business is growing, this flexibility is ideal.”
Director, CIS Ltd
“We now boast a fully redundant, ultra reliable network. Should one PoP fail totally – power outage, fire, bomb – we are confident that our business will continue to run seamlessly and our customers remain protected at all times.”
Founder & Technical Director, Voipfone
“CIMAR’s solution enables border-less sharing of patient information so it’s imperative that all data is safe, secure, trusted and authenticated”
Managing Director, Cimar
“The Bunker has really helped us break down barriers with the large corporates and has convinced them to store their sensitive data outside their own sites.”
Managing Director, Nexum
“We can test changes easily and securely and move them over to live quickly, making us much more responsive to new products and updates to our knowledge base.”
Head of Systems & business Operations, ADL Smartcare
“Hosting the tool with The Bunker has enable us to offer a solid and secure product to the market.”
Managing Director & Owner, General Counsel Direct
“The Bunker has consistently been flexible enough to meet our company needs.”
Facilities Manager, Sitekit
“if we require ‘remote hands,’ then we can hire The Bunker’s engineers at a reasonable hourly rate and they’ll even source PC parts for us if needed.”
IT Manager, Find a part
“We have been able to develop and expand our business supported by a partner that understands our core business and goes the extra mile to help us succeed.”
Managing Director, Mytsafe
“The Bunker’s superb facilities combined with responsiveness, teamwork and expertise are central to our ability to offer the best possible solutions to our customers”
Managing Director, Databarracks
“Working with The Bunker, we know we have the capacity to grow rapidly in a secure and reliable environment.”
Network Operations Manager, Mind Candy
“With the unique combination of their facility, commitment to service and technical expertise, The Bunker was the only company to meet all of our requirements.”
Service Delivery Manager, SFW
“The pro-active 24/7 support and service provided by The Bunker gives me real peace of mind that my clients’ critical data is in the most secure and reliable environment.”
Managing Director, ICELAB
“We wanted to improve our distater recovery cabaility. The two-site interconnection alllows us to have a really comlling failover prosposition.”
“The Bunker really stood out for us. The Ultra Secure environment, accreditations and high levels of onsite security were the overwhelming factors in our decision making process, however it was the people who really shone. The Bunker supports mid range businesses, just like us, and they really understood our way of doing business.”
Technical Consultant, Acuity Technology Services
“The biggest driver for us is security. Working with data security conscious clients such as lawyers, ISO 27001 accreditation is high on the agenda – for both us and our customers. The location of The Bunker’s Newbury site is easily accessible from our own data centre in Enfield, and the fact that it is UK based, and only stores the data in the UK is again of paramount importance.”
IT Director, DPS Software
“The Bunker is the only provider who can offer such enhanced levels of physical security to meet our customers’ requirements.”
Managing Director, Hosted Accountants
“Many of our clients typically undertake due diligence on our hosting offer, but once they hear that we work with The Bunker, with its underground location and ex-military history, they are much more comfortable with the solution.”
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