Attenda Helps BSI To Launch New e-commerce Service Worldwide

Attenda has been awarded a three year contract with BSI to deliver a managed service to support BSI's new e-commerce solution. The new website is being used to promote BSI standards, publications, certifications and training courses to its worldwide audience.

BSI Group is a business services provider to organisations worldwide, offering a range of services for management system certification, product testing and certification and standardisation. BSI British Standards is the National Standards Body of the UK, with a globally recognised reputation for independence, integrity and innovation in the production of standards that promote best practice, publishing up to 2,000 standards each year. BSI develops and sells standards and standardisation solutions to meet the needs of business and society, with clients at 60,000 sites in more than 100 countries.

Following a competitive tendering process, Attenda has been awarded a three year contract to provide the new infrastructure for the BSI e-commerce applications and to deliver operational management and support of these applications on a 24 x 7 basis. The Attenda solution comprises a multi-tiered web, application and database system based upon core Microsoft technologies - Commerce Server 2002 and Biztalk Server 2006 - with data held in a SQL Server 2005 Enterprise cluster. The solution, deployed in a rapid timeframe to meet BSI's ambitious go-live deadlines, is built upon Attenda's industry defining IT operations platform Attenda M.O. and provides BSI with advanced monitoring and management 24 x 7 to continuously check transactional integrity and application security.

As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Hosting and Application Services, Attenda has a high level of operational excellence in delivering managed hosting services on the Microsoft platform. Attenda is leading the way in designing and operating reliable, secure and highly available Microsoft .NET infrastructure, supported by an extensive team of qualified Microsoft engineers with the understanding and expertise in the latest advanced & complex Microsoft technologies.

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