ColoCrossing Awarded SSAE16 Type II Certification at Buffalo Datacenter

ITS_Data_Center_Complies_featureColoCrossing is thrilled to announce that we’ve recently been awarded SSAE16 Type II certification for our newest Buffalo datacenter after having successfully completed the audit process. The presser is included below with more information:

Rigorous third-party review validates ColoCrossing’s commitment to providing the highest levels of security and environmental controls to its datacenter customers

July 5, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. — ColoCrossing, an outsourced IT services provider, has received Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 for its Buffalo, N.Y. datacenter.  Assessed by auditors from A-Lign, a nationwide security and compliance solutions provider, this certification demonstrates ColoCrossing’s commitment to the highest standards of operational excellence for its customers.

The audit, which was conducted at ColoCrossing’s Buffalo datacenter, determined that the site met or exceeded SSAE16 standards for physical security and environmental controls. In the robust assessment, auditors tested the accuracy of the controls and the implementation and effectiveness of controls in our datacenter over a six-month period. The certification is especially critical for ColoCrossing’s financial services customers, for which SSAE16 compliance is often a requirement.

“Our Buffalo datacenter offers unique strategic advantages to customers due to its proximity to Chicago, New York City and Toronto, and its reliance on renewable, hydroelectric power from nearby Niagara Falls. To receive SSAE16 compliance in this facility is a tremendous accomplishment for ColoCrossing. Providing and maintaining the highest level of security and environmental controls is critical for our customers, and this certification further confirms our commitment to quality for them,” said ColoCrossing CEO Jon Biloh.

SSAE No. 16 is a new reporting standard for services organizations put forth by the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). SSAE16, which replaces Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS70), addresses engagements undertaken by a service auditor for reporting on controls at service organizations (e.g., datacenter providers) that provide services to user entities, for which a service organization’s controls are likely to be relevant to a user entity’s internal control over financial reporting (ICFR).

About ColoCrossing

ColoCrossing is an outsourced IT services provider offering colocation, dedicated servers, managed servers, disaster recovery and more to customers across the globe. Headquartered in Buffalo, New York and featuring eight state-of-the-art datacenters, ColoCrossing delivers superior service and 100% guaranteed uptime with its knowledgeable, passionate staff, cutting-edge technology and commitment to delivering exceptional results. For more information, visit http://www.ColoCrossing.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this press release that are not based on historical facts are forward-looking statements. Although such statements are based on management’s current estimates and expectations, forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain. We therefore caution the reader that there are a variety of factors that could cause business conditions and results to differ materially from what is contained in our forward-looking statements, and that we do not undertake to update any forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.

 

Managed IT Services in Buffalo, New York

SorrentoSUV3We’re thrilled to share our newest, completely branded, vehicle at ColoCrossing! Now customers in our Buffalo, New York market can expect to see our skilled technicians arriving to their offices in our new SUVs, beautifully branded with our company design. In January 2016 ColoCrossing began offering localized IT services including desktop break-fix, managed backups, security assessments, engineering, implementation and general technology assistance to customers in Western New York at their office locations. When businesses need help understanding the complex details of today’s connected world we’re ready to help!

ColoCrossing operates a 24/7 network operations and support center in downtown Buffalo, New York. Our technology specialists are always dispatch ready, and prepared to help local Buffalo customers whether it’s 2 AM or 2 PM.

Consider contacting us to learn more if your business is looking for a reliable, secure and trustworthy partner to provide managed IT services. Every company needs a strong backup and disaster recovery plan in place. Does yours?

Additional information is available on our website at https://www.colocrossing.com/services/managedhosting or by calling 1-800-518-9716.