Hosting Certifications & Accreditations

First Tier III Design Certification in Australia

Macquarie Telecom’s revolutionary Intellicentre 2 is the first data centre in Australia to achieve Tier III Design Certification. This means our data centre:

  • Utilises active power and cooling distribution path with multiple alternatives paths;
  • Has redundant components;
  • Is concurrently maintainable eliminating the need for shutdowns for equipment replacement or maintenance are eliminated;
  • Has a guaranteed 99.982% availability.


PCI DSS Accredited Level 1 Service Provider

Macquarie Telecom was the first PCI DSS compliant hosting provider in Australia. Hosting Providers perform a critical function for many Merchant & Service Provider organisations, providing IT management & support for the systems that store, process or transmit their cardholder data. This means that your hosting provider is an integral part of your PCI DSS compliance program and should be in a position to validate, via external certification, their compliance with PCI DSS.

ISO27001 Accredited

Certification to ISO/IEC 27001 is a critical way of ensuring your hosting provider has implemented a system for the management of information security – audited against a global standard by an independent third party.

Federal Government Certifications

Provides assurance of protection from external threats for the hosting of Federal Government systems and data.

Riverbed Service Provider Program

Macquarie Telecom is a certified service provider of Riverbed, a world leader in WAN Optimisation technologies. We are the first service provider globally to offer a money-back or free bandwidth upgrade service level guarantee for application acceleration as a standard service offering.

VMware Service Provider Program

Macquarie Telecom was the first Australian VMware certified provider for complex managed hosting services using the VMware enterprise virtualisation platform. One of a small number globally able to offer service provider licensing and support models – including cloud.

VMware Enterprise Partner

Macquarie Telecom is also a certified VMware Enterprise partner – people, training, software and management skills necessary to achieve Enterprise certification.

VMware vCloud Powered

Macquarie Telecom is now vCloud Powered. vCloud services deliver enterprise-class security and infrastructure compatibility together with the freedom to readily move workloads among private, public, and hybrid clouds.

Microsoft Gold Certified

Assurance of our ability to deliver high-performing Microsoft hosted solutions and superior support. Ensures Microsoft Certified engineers with direct access to both post-sales and pre-sales Microsoft technical support.

SAP Hosting & Cloud Services Certified

Certified directly by SAP to deliver hosted and Cloud infrastructure services to support the delivery of SAP products from our accredited data centres.

Red Hat Advanced Hosting Partner

Macquarie Telecom is the first and only Red Hat Advanced Hosting Partner in Australia. Certified people, training, expertise, processes, patch management and administration to ensure a high quality delivery of Red Hat Linux-based managed solutions.


2015 – Winner – VMware Partner Network – 2015 Asia Pacific Service Provider Partner of the Year.

2014 – Winner – Gold – Enterprise Customer Service Excellence – Customer Service Council Awards.

2013 – Winner – Frost & Sullivan ANZ Data Centre Provider of the Year 2013.

2011 – Finalist – Australian Teleservices Association Contact Centre Awards Contact Centre of the Year (under 50 seats). This is the event for recognition of the best people and the best contact centres in the state.

2008 – Winner – World Communication Awards “Best Customer Care” – Judged by a panel of fifteen independent telecommunications experts in London, Macquarie Telecom won the international award ahead of other large Telecommunications providers including Deutsche Telecom and BT. The Award recognises businesses that have successfully designed and implemented a customer care strategy that has produced tangible and quantifiable results. Macquarie Telecom’s win is acknowledgement on a global scale of the success of its customer service strategy, built around the delivery of Personal Accountable Service. It also recognises the company’s industry leading customer retention rate of more than 95 per cent year on year.

2006 – Winner – SPAN Chairman’s Award – Macquarie Telecom set a new benchmark for industry partnerships with its alliance with Message Stick Telecommunications – Australia’s first Indigenous telecommunications provider. The relationship extends beyond a traditional commercial partnership. As both mentor and partner to Message Stick, Macquarie Telecom has pushed the boundaries of corporate and social responsibility.

2006 – Finalist – SPAN Innovation – Large Company – Macquarie Telecom: Tools for increased visibility and cost control. Macquarie Telecom’s FleetView and VolumeControl products are innovative, web-based management tools that give businesses and government organisations increased transparency of, and greater cost control over, their mobile telephone fleet.

2005 – Winner – SPAN Telecommunications Ambassador – Maha Krishnapillai: As Founder and President of the Asia Pacific Carriers Coalition, Maha Krishnapillai works with Government, regulators, industry associations and key industry influencers to effect change and drive pro-competition policy benefiting the Australian communications sector and the Asia-Pacific region. His responsibilities with Macquarie Telecom include government liaison, regulatory affairs, carrier relations and strategic marketing for Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

2005 – Finalist – SPAN Excellence in Competition and Growth – Large Company – Macquarie Telecom was the first carrier to meet Federal Government certifications for supply of hosting services.

2002 – Australian Export Award – Business Services, Singapore

2000 – Ovations Business Services Award/International Telecommunications Company of the Year

1999 – International Telecommunications Company of the Year Business Services in Washington DC

1998 – Australian Telecommunications Company of the Year