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Blue NAP Americas and Deloitte Dutch Caribbean join forces in securely connecting their clients

Willemstad, Curaçao

The most advanced Tier IV-certified data center in the region meets a globally renowned cyber risk service provider to deliver the highest quality of secured services to organizations in Latin, Central, North America and the Caribbean

Willemstad, Curaçao, November 24, 2017 – Today Dataplanet N.V. dba Blue Nap Americas, the most advanced multi-tenant Tier-IV certified data center in the Pan-Caribbean region, and Deloitte, a recognized leader in cyber risk services, are proudly announcing that they have joined forces to securely connect their clients in- and outside the Dutch Caribbean region. With the establishment of the first Cyber Intelligence Center (CIC) within the Dutch Caribbean, Managed Cyber Risk Services shall be delivered around the clock, 365 days of the year. With this collaboration, both organizations strive for a more secure, vigilant and resilient society in an increasingly complex technological threat landscape.

The Blue Nap Americas Tier IV datacenter is designed to meet the growing demand for network connectivity throughout Latin America, Central America, North America, and the Caribbean, Blue NAP Americas plays a pivotal role in developing a Network Access Point to improve the quality and coverage of network communication services in these regions.

“At Blue NAP Americas, not only do we provide a secure, reliable, carrier-neutral facility with state of the art technology, we also cultivate an ecosystem of collaboration with our clients,” said Paul De Geus, CEO of Dataplanet N.V. “With Deloitte’s Cyber Intelligence Center in our facility, we are able to provide our clients with a comprehensive Cyber Risk services portfolio. Blue NAP Americas is more than just a data center, it is a place to exchange great ideas that create a better, more secure & connected world.”

Deloitte, with their global Cyber Intelligence Centers cover more than 10,000 square feet of security operation center space, offering of 24/7 managed security services helping organizations secure their networks, and detect and respond to sophisticated cyber threats.

“Cyber threats are becoming more common and more sophisticated, but only few of our clients have the in-house capabilities to secure, detect and respond to an attack. With this launch of our first Cyber Intelligence Center in the region, we are able to meet the growing needs of our current clients and those soon-to-be clients who recognize that it’s not a matter of if, but when an attack will happen to them,” said Partner Risk Advisory at Deloitte Dutch Caribbean, Mario Flores. “With trends like Cloud Computing, Big Data and the Internet of Things the demand for more speed and data grows continuously. In order to supply this demand, high-end connectivity is a prerequisite, but this comes with threats as well. We have seen a steep growth in the number of cyber-attacks and cyber security breaches. As criminals are working together and organizing themselves globally, we therefore are doing the same. Deloitte Dutch Caribbean and Blue Nap Americas will be there when organizations seek the expertise of a globally connected security service provider providing its services out of a high availability Tier IV datacenter.

About Blue NAP Americas 

Launched in December 2016 by Dataplanet N.V. in Curaçao, Blue NAP Americas is carrier-neutral data center designed, built and operated according to Tier-IV certification standards. In addition to serving the region as a Network Access Point (NAP), it offers a comprehensive portfolio of data center solutions including Physical Colocation, Private Cloud Services, Business Continuity and Managed Services. Blue NAP Americas is connected to a diverse network of fiber optic submarine cables that allows direct access to multiple global carriers.

About Deloitte

Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including more than 85 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. Deloitte professionals work across more than 20 industry sectors to make an impact that matters — delivering measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in our capital markets, inspire clients to see challenges as opportunities to transform and thrive, and help lead the way toward a stronger economy and a healthy society. Deloitte is proud to be part of the largest global professional services network serving their clients in the markets that are most important to them.

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