(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 6-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies and the largest telecommunications provider in Europe by revenue, has announced that the Open Telekom Cloud, a cloud computing platform operated by its subsidiary T-Systems, has been added to the public registry of approved services following approval for its adherence to the EU Cloud Code of Conduct. The proprietary public cloud infrastructure, managed by T-Systems, has undergone stringent technical and organizational checks as part of the industry initiative, which promotes trust and accountability in the cloud market.
The public registry, managed by independent monitoring body SCOPE Europe, is a verified source for customers seeking GDPR-compliant and trustworthy cloud services. The annual renewal process for the Code of Conduct gives customers assurance of continued compliance with GDPR requirements. The initiative aims to increase adoption of cloud technology across the EU and beyond by delivering accountability and trust for cloud customers.
“T-Systems joined the EU Cloud Code of Conduct in November 2021, underlining our commitment to data protection,” stated Adel Al-Saleh, member of the Deutsche Telekom Board of Management and CEO of T-Systems. “We are happy to announce that the Open Telekom Cloud has successfully passed the adherence process, with more of our solutions to follow.”
Jörn Wittmann, Managing Director of SCOPE Europe, added: “We are very pleased to announce T-Systems’ adherence to the Code of Conduct – an extremely relevant step on our path to extensive GDPR implementation across the cloud industry.”
A range of services are offered on Open Telekom Cloud infrastructure. A variety of tools and services for building and managing workloads are all hosted within European data centers in Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland. The Open Telekom Cloud is based on OpenStack, an open-source cloud computing platform designed for scalability, security and reliability.
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SOURCE: Deutsche Telekom AG