Millennium's Data Environment: Highly Secure, Highly Availabile
The property inspection data that is collected on a daily basis allow Millennium's clients to make smarter underwriting and pricing decisions. Our
clients need access to it 24/7, need to know they can get their data quickly and easily, and most importantly need to be sure that the data they entrust us
with is secure.
For these reasons, and because we are dedicated to
constantly improving customer service, Millennium houses its mission critical
systems infrastructure in the Latisys-Chicago Data Center, located
in Oak Brook, IL.
Latisys-Chicago is a Tier III+ data center, providing
greater than 99.999 percent availability, world-class physical security,
infrastructure flexibility and customer support. Within this location,
Millennium maintains a secured hardware and telecommunications facility
which houses all its data communications hardware, production database and
"We understand the importance of providing safe, secure,
around-the-clock data access for our clients, and Latisys gives us that peace
of mind," said Scott Dismeier, general manager, Millennium Information
Services. "They are a valued business partner."
To protect its mission-critical operations (and our clients'
data and access to it), Latisys maintains a tight and multi-layered security
Video surveillance and electronic motion sensors provide
continuous interior and exterior observation and 30-day retained storage. The
building's single entry point is outfitted with sophisticated security sensors,
vandal-resistant and bullet-proof glass, full biometric hand scanning and even CircleLock
mantraps (see photo).
To complement the data center's physical security features,
an armed guard monitors the data center 24/7/365. The site is also equipped
with substantial fire and water environmental protection and has state of the
art cooling capabilities.
Millennium Information Services, Inc. is an insurance outsourcing company that provides property inspections along with an array of risk information and underwriting support services to property and casualty insurance companies and their agents. Millennium's various processes allow companies to capture otherwise unrecognized premium dollars by obtaining current and accurate data on the insured risks. By employing the latest technology in all of its activities, Millennium is able to significantly reduce its clients' expenses associated with policy information maintenance. Millennium's products also help increase internal efficiencies by reducing or eliminating paper forms and reports, thereby providing a more manageable working environment. The company works with many of the top regional and national property and casualty companies in the country. For more information, visit www.millinfo.com.