BIOS Middle East
Protecting our customers and enhancing quality management has always been a priority for BIOS Middle East. Achieving ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27017, and ISO/IEC 27018 certifications provide independent assurance of our commitment to leverage the latest best practices and security controls around all our services.
– Nidhi Savla | Marketing Lead at BIOS Middle East
About BIOS Middle East
Established in 2002, BIOS Middle East is the GCC’s Local Cloud & Managed Service Provider and is headquartered in Dubai, UAE. We aim to give our 400+ customers the capabilities they need to become cloud-enabled and successful in their digital transformations. To do this, we offer managed services and cloud solutions with 24x7x365 support backed by a measurable SLA. Our solutions include Managed Services, Security-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service, Managed Multi-cloud across our cloud, CloudHPT, AWS and Azure.
Why did you choose to get certified against ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27017, and ISO/IEC 27018?
We considered that ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27017, and ISO/IEC 27018 certifications would help us to:
- Build trust and reliability amongst our customers and other stakeholders
- Overall, a better governance approach, including risk management
- Achieve efficiency by improving our internal management processes
- Improve customer satisfaction
Benefits of obtaining certification ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001,
and ISO/IEC 27018
These certifications help us demonstrate our clear commitment to quality management and information security to customers and other stakeholders. Internally, these standards are invaluable for monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving our information security and quality management systems.
They provide a framework that ensures the fulfilment of our commercial, contractual, and legal responsibilities, and a significant competitive advantage in regulated sectors.
BIOS's integration of CSA STAR Certification
Why did you choose to integrate CSA STAR Certification to your existing ISO/IEC 27001 certification?
BIOS Middle East is a leading cloud and managed services provider in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Oman. Our customers trust us with their data while choosing our cloud services.
We have earned our customers’ trust while keeping their data secure. Along those lines, we receive quite a few audits and due diligence requests from prospects. Our customers want to make sure that the sensitive data that they give us is secure and protected.
Our main objective in choosing CSA STAR certification, in addition to our existing ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27017, and ISO/IEC 27018 certifications, is to ensure the highest levels of security for our customers. CSA STAR certifications are known as the industry’s most powerful certificates for security assurance in the cloud.
Did CSA STAR Certification help to reach you organization’s targets?
Achieving the CSA STAR certification highlights our commitment to providing industry-leading, best-practices security for CloudHPT. It provides trust and assurance that the things we say about our platform are not just an overstatement but that our security and privacy controls are audited by industry experts and third parties that verify whether such controls are implemented accurately.
What are the added benefits that you gained from CSA STAR Certification?
It enabled us to define best practices that ensure a more secure cloud computing environment and help potential cloud customers make informed decisions when transitioning their IT operations to the cloud.
About your experience with MSECB
Before MSECB was assigned as an independent Certification Audit provider, we experienced a complex process that involved examining, building, and implementing procedures. We provided extensive documentation and an ongoing review of systems, technical support, and other operations.
The team of MSECB was very professional and competent, and their feedback was very relevant and appreciated. We chose MSECB as they are a leading brand, and they provide excellent customer service which always meets the customers’ timelines and needs. Overall, the experience was excellent, and we are happy that we have chosen MSECB as our Certification Audit provider.
We are always pleased with MSECB’s meticulous work. Through their expertise, auditors provide a high level of professionalism and diligence. They make the rigorous audit process feel like a smooth process. Furthermore, the precise and relevant feedback that the auditors give us has allowed us to continuously improve our operations.
CSA STAR Certification
“The certificate reflects the robust Business Continuity Management System in place that is implemented to handle any potential business disruptions, minimize downtime, shorten recovery time, and demonstrate CBE’s organizational resilience to efficiently maintain the functionality of the Central Bank of Egypt and its prominence locally and internationally.”
“At Interswitch, ISO 22301 certification represents our unwavering commitment to resilience, dedication to business continuity, and profound understanding of the significance of preparing for the unexpected.
ISO 22301 certification is a proactive approach to risk management that demonstrates to stakeholders and customers that we at the Switch prioritize the continuity of our operations, even in the face of adversity. It is not just a mark of achievement; it shows the Switch’s ability to weather storms and emerge stronger on the
“By achieving ISO/IEC 27001 certification, Vodafone Egypt’s cloud services demonstrate an unwavering commitment to protecting customer data and ensuring the highest standards for information security. This certification is a testament to the dedication to providing secure and reliable cloud services, giving customers peace of mind and a competitive advantage in the market.”
“GET Group, a leading provider of identity management and security solutions has shown its commitment to quality and information security by being ISO 9001 and ISO/IEC 27001 certified. These certifications enhance trust and reliability amongst our customers and partners, enhancing our day-to-day operation and protecting our assets.”
Mrs. Maysoon Jamal – Chief Executive Officer at GET Group Holdings
“Achieving the ISO 22301 certification puts Ecobank amongst an elite group of organizations that are committed to business resilience and continuity in the delivery of products and services to their customers, even in the event of a disruption. In addition, the bank’s management have also inculcated a culture of business continuity in all staff, such that, in any disruptive event, everyone is fully aware of their roles.”
“The ISO/IEC 27001 certification is a crucial step to continually improve our information security and protect the data that our customers entrust us with.”
“MSECB immediately responded to any request and was instantly available to offer their help and support. They have a good understanding of customers’ needs and excellent client orientation.”
“DAZN had an excellent experience with MSECB. The auditors were well prepared, with a high degree of knowledge of the ISO/IEC 27001 standard.”
“The high professionalism of the auditors and back-office employees, prompt assistance and excellent quality made our choice very simple. We are sure that when we chose MSECB we made the right choice.”
“The experience was rigorous and educating. The customer service is top notch.”
“Auditing by MSECB was a fantastic experience. The Auditor was very professional throughout the audit process and we are glad we chose MSECB as our certification body.”
“Our journey to ISO/IEC 27001 certification was surprisingly straightforward. Our auditors explained the process in advance, and we were able to meet the proposed schedule, which was much appreciated.”
“We had a great audit and are excited that we passed the assessment. The auditor was well experienced and MSECB
provided required support.”
“The achievement of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001 certifications manifest the commitment of our management and all EPN employees toward fostering a culture of continual improvement. – Dessy Arfianti, Department Head of HSSE & QM”
“Protecting our customers and enhancing quality management has always been a priority for BIOS Middle East. Achieving ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27017, and ISO/IEC 27018 certifications provide independent assurance of our commitment to leverage the latest best practices and security controls around all our services.”
“It is important for an organization to get ISO 9001:2015 certification, to achieve efficiency in service delivery, and attain maximum customer satisfaction.”
“The ISO 9001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, and ISO 14001:2015 certifications are mostly a pre-requisite to participate in most major International EPC Tenders of large multi-national & government projects and very crucial in winning large clients. Following the decision to scale the business outside of Ghana, it was imperative that we get ISO certified.
The process has ultimately allowed us to boost the quality of our work/services, increase the satisfaction of our customers, and enhance the productivity and operational efficiency with the hope that it will set us apart from our competition.”
“By achieving ISO/IEC 27001 Tr3dent demonstrates commitment to provide our customers and partners with a level of information security conformity that meets the highest industry standards and secures our clients’ data accordingly.”
“Vision 2030 has been inspiring us to achieve an unprecedented step in the field of cybersecurity in line with the Kingdom’s aspirations to be one of the best cybersecurity leaders in the world.
Following our successful certification against ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and ISO 22301:2019, we consider ISO/IEC 27032:2012 certification as an additional step towards the achievement of our strategic goal to integrate the highest standards of cybersecurity and information security procedures.”
“Not only is ISO 13485 Certification a validation of the high standards that Sisu Global follows in our quality procedures to ensure a safe product, but it has also been critical in our expansion. ISO 13485 is recognized as a global standard and being certified with this standard, has opened up new global markets for our novel autotransfusion device, Hemafuse.”
“For us at Viseven, the ISO/IEC 27001 certification is a staple of corporate responsibility: it confirms our compliance with our customers’ information security requirements, as well as those of applicable legislation, all of which is engrained in our corporate DNA as part of the digital culture as a tech company.”
“The ISO 37001 certification process has been a starting point to drive organizational change and redefine trust within the company, as well as a good opportunity to provide extensive anti-bribery training to employees.”
“By achieving ISO 9001 and ISO/IEC 27001 certifications, ELEKS has shown its commitment to quality and information security, ensuring that all the necessary controls are in place, and that its people, the technology, and their processes have met the requirements of these standards. The certifications assure clients and partners that ELEKS prioritizes robust quality, security and reliability in its delivery and management processes.”
“Being a leading pure cyber security company, we had to comply with high standards of information security and quality to strengthen our corporate responsibility and sustainability. The ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO 9001 certifications allowed us to raise our trustworthiness and reliability vis a vis our stakeholders as a cyber security service provider of reference in the region.”
“For Alter Domus, achieving ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO 22301 certification demonstrates to our customers and all interested parties that our information security and business continuity management systems operate to the highest industry standards.”
“Achieving ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification further strengthens the deep trust we have built with our customers and partners, as well as further protecting our brand and enhancing our operations.”
“In one hand, MSECB customer service team proved their values by being really professional and keen on their approach. They were always ready and willing to support us with any clarity related to MSECB services. On the other hand, MSECB auditor/s showed a great maturity and competence at handling the entire certification audit process independently end-to-end. We highly recommend you to consider MSECB as your certification body so you can live a great experience”
“Certifications enable accountability by aligning technology, processes, and people to respond to imperatives regarding governance, risk, and compliance – or in other words, they demonstrate our trustworthiness through the lenses of an independent third party.”