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FORTRUST Data Center Services

October 22, 2014 10:00 ET

FORTRUST Announces PCI Compliance, Upholds Highest Payment Security Standards

FORTRUST Completes Attestation of Compliance With Payment Card Industry Data Center Security Standard

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2014) - FORTRUST, the Rocky Mountain Region's most progressive data center and colocation services provider, completed its Attestation of Compliance (AOC) with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) version 3.0. To maintain PCI compliance, companies must fulfill 12 specific requirements.

EKS&H LLLP (EKS&H), one of the largest CPA firms located in the Rocky Mountain Region and a leading Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) firm, performed the audit, recognizing FORTRUST's adherence to the requirements of the PCI-DSS Report on Compliance (ROC).

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council created the PCI-DSS Report on Compliance (ROC) requirements to control and facilitate the international adoption of consistent data security measures in order to protect sensitive cardholder data. PCI-DSS applies to all entities handling cardholder data. A Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), under credentials issued to the firm by the PCI Security Standard Council, is certified to perform audits to determine PCI-DSS compliance.

According to the standard and the firm's credentials, EKS&H has issued FORTRUST an Attestation of Compliance (AOC) with the PCI-DSS Report on Compliance (ROC) for our physical security (requirement 9) and information security related policies and procedures (requirement 12). FORTRUST's AOC is now available for customers per request.

"FORTRUST has always been focused on providing its customers with the highest level of data center services and support," stated Rob McClary, FORTRUST's Senior Vice President and General Manager, "We are happy to help them meet regulatory and IT Governance requirements."

FORTRUST is one of the most progressive high-availability data center services providers in North America, serving clients across the globe who depend on colocation services for a critical lifeline of their business. FORTRUST offers agile, reliable, sustainable and secure raised floor and modular data center capacity for any-size enterprise supported by optimal power infrastructure and connectivity to safeguard mission-critical business services. FORTRUST is only data center in Colorado to offer IO Data Modules, the most advanced data center technology available. FORTRUST Denver is the only Tier III Design Certified data center services provider in Colorado, as well as the only data center services provider in Colorado to be awarded a Management & Operations Stamp of Approval from the Uptime Institute, the current gold standard in the data center services industry. FORTRUST Denver is the largest data center in the region with over 300,000 square feet of data center capacity. Since opening its doors, FORTRUST has had continuous critical systems uptime for more than 12 years. In addition to the national headquarters in Denver, FORTRUST has data center locations in Phoenix, Arizona and Edison, New Jersey.

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