Moneybookers, one of Europe’s largest online payments systems which allows users to safely send and receive money via email, has announced that it strengthens its hosting to ensure the security and 24/7 availability of its services. This is an important step in supporting the strong growth of the company – over 10,000 new customers sign up every day to make online purchases or send and receive money.
Moneybookers recently announced record results for 2008 with €2.4 billion in transaction volume and profit of €18.7 million. In 2009 it expects to continue to outgrow the market and its competition, through partnering with additional merchants. Meaningly, the recent partners of Moneybookers became Thomas Cook, Skype and MTV Networks Germany, moreover the company has partnered with eBay.com. Amidst this expansion, Moneybookers has chosen Telstra International, a leading global provider of managed networked solutions, to ensure its IT infrastructure could accommodate this increasing demand.
As part of the deal, Telstra International will provide secure and resilient hosting at its London Hosting Centre. Moneybookers’ IT team have remote access to monitor both environment and systems from their office in Bulgaria, while Telstra International’s rapid response plans for disaster recovery also guarantee the resilience of the service.
Simon Vye, CEO of Telstra International EMEA, said the inherent security built into Telstra’s global Next IP network and data centres ensures reliability, integrity and confidentiality for Moneybookers’ end users.