SOURCE: Carrier-1 Data Centers

May 04, 2016 08:30 ET

Carrier-1 Data Centers Receives SSAE 16 Certification

Wholesale Colocation Tenants Receive Direct Access to Leading Cloud Providers

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - May 04, 2016) - The Dallas, Texas-based wholesale colocation provider, Carrier-1 Data Centers, has completed its SOC 1 Type II report prepared in accordance with the AICPA's Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16. The audit provided an examination of Carrier-1's system of internal procedures to ensure the suitability of design and operating effectiveness of applicable controls.

"As a data center, we host systems relevant to our tenant's financial reporting and therefore are responsible for controls over those systems, such as physical and environmental security," said Ron Bowen, Director of Facilities for Carrier-1. "Therefore, the SSAE 16 is a valuable assurance standard for clients hosted in our facility."

Completing the SOC report as well as meeting critical compliance requirements such as PCI, HIPPA, FedRAMP, FISMA and Sarbanes-Oxley further demonstrates Carrier-1's ability to mitigate security and availability risks.

About Carrier-1 Data Centers

Carrier-1 owns and operates a 106,866 square foot data center building in Dallas, Texas. Customers may lease colocation space within the building to utilize the redundant infrastructure and environment controls to maintain 100% uptime while receiving access to over 95 network carriers. The facility meets any compliant requirement including PCI, HIPAA and SOX. Multiple racks, Virtual-PODs, private cages and powered shell space is available now with plenty of space for expansion.

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