Your Cloud Works is Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) Certified

CIF_home_sliderYour Cloud Works Ltd (previously Your IT Works Ltd) was the first certified Cloud Service Provider (CSP) in Milton Keynes, and now 1 of only 15 companies in the UK (as of 12-01-2016). The certification is awarded and governed by the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF).

CIF was established to provide transparency through certification to a Code of Practice for credible online Cloud Service Providers (CSP) and to assist end users in determining core information necessary to enable them to adopt these services.

They are an industry body that champions and advocates the adoption and use of Cloud-based services by businesses and individuals. They use their resources to support a credible and certifiable Code of Practice that provides transparency of Cloud services such that consumers can have clarity and confidence in their choice of provider.

CIF’s ambition is to bring business consumers and suppliers of Cloud services closer together in a trusted and sustainable marketplace.

As a self-certified member of the Cloud Industry Forum we are committed to the principles of Transparency, Capability, and Accountability which are embodied in the Cloud Industry Forum’s Code of Practice. These help create a more trustworthy business environment for cloud-based processing.

Cloud Industry Forum Code of Practice

A.1.1 Compliance with the Code

Your Cloud Works is committed to the principles of Transparency, Capability and Accountability which are embodied in the Cloud Industry Forum’s Code of Practice, because these help create a more trustworthy business environment for cloud-based processing.

Your Cloud Works is committed to complying with the specific requirements of the Cloud Industry Forum’s Code of Practice for the period of Certification, for the scope defined below in A.1.3.

Your Cloud Works has completed the Self-Certification against the ‘Code of Practice for Cloud Service Providers’ (the ‘Code’) of the Cloud Industry Forum (‘CIF’, at www.cloudindustryforum.org), which the Self-Certification mark demonstrates. Clicking on the mark will take you to the CIF website where supporting information for this Certification is available.

Your Cloud Works is committed to the Code. One of the main objectives of the Code is to help ensure disclosure of essential information so that consumers of Cloud Services can make better business decisions based on this information. The information on this page addresses the public disclosure requirements of the Code.

NOTICE: While Your Cloud Works has made the commitment to the Code and has been self-certified as compliant with the Code, customers/third parties shall note that information or certification provided by the Cloud Industry Forum does not constitute advice from or endorsement by the Cloud Industry Forum. The Cloud Industry Forum disclaims any and all liability arising out of the use of services or otherwise of certified organizations. Where disclosed information or capabilities as specified by the Code of Practice are essential in purchasing cloud services from a certified organization, it/these should be cited contractually. Professional advice appropriate to specific circumstances should always be obtained.

A.1.2 Corporate Identity and Responsibilities

Legal Name:
Your Cloud Works Ltd

Date of Formation:
25th November 2010

Location of Registration:
England

Registration No.:
07452136

Ownership:
Tony Capewell
Robert Cottingham

Members of Board of Directors:
Tony Capewell

Executive Management:
Tony Capewell

Legal Registered Address:
Suite 29
Shenley Pavilions
Chalkdell Drive
Shenley Wood
Milton Keynes
MK5 6LB

A.1.3 Scope Covered by the Code

Scope of Services: End-to-end cloud solutions to include but not limited to:

  • Citrix Hosted Desktop
  • Hosted Exchange (E-Mail)
  • E-Mail Security
  • Hosted Servers
  • Managed Security
  • Microsoft/Citrix Licensing
  • Hosted Corporate Data
  • Hosted Line Of Business Applications (CRM, Sharepoint, Bespoke Systems)
  • E-Mail Archive And Back-Up
  • Domain Name Services
  • Disaster Recovery
  • IT Managed Services

IT Rental Services

Geographical scope:

Countries with local sales and/or support: UK

Countries where customer data may be held or processed: UK

Customer data will only be held in the UK. No other options are available.

A.1.4 Public Branding

Alternative trading names:
Your IT Works
Your Cloud Works

Website addresses:
www.yourcloudworks.com
www.yourcloudworks.co.uk

A.1.5 Third-Party Coverage Transparency

Your Cloud Works does not accept any indirect responsibility for our suppliers.

Your Cloud Works’ suppliers do not accept indirect responsibility to Your Cloud Works’ customers.

Your Cloud Works does not accept indirect responsibility to customers of customers.

A.1.6 Security Control Transparency with the Cloud Security Alliance

Your Cloud Works has not completed the Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire from the Cloud Security Alliance.

A.1.7 Other Extended Commitments to Code of Practice Principles

Your Cloud Works does not commit to any additional transparency, capability, or accountability requirements in addition to those contained directly in this Code of Practice.

A.1.8 Technological Commitments

Your Cloud Works’ cloud solutions are hosted on enterprise level hardware and software.

All hardware is HP enterprise servers and all software is Citrix and Microsoft hyper-v as standard to the core offering.

A.1.9 Existing Certifications

Your Cloud Works does not currently hold any existing relevant certifications.