Latisys Successfully Completes First SAS 70 Type II Audit for Chicago Data Center
All Latisys colocation facilities are SAS 70 Type II Compliant
Englewood, COLORADO (February 17, 2010) – Latisys, a provider of colocation, managed hosting, managed services and disaster recovery solutions, today announced its Chicago-area Tier III Data Center has successfully completed its first SAS 70 Type II audit. In addition to completing the Chicago facility audit, Latisys’ other colocation facilities (Denver, Irvine) were also audited and again confirmed to be SAS 70 Type II compliant. The Denver facility has been compliant since 2005, and the Irvine facility has been compliant since 2007.
Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 70, Service Organizations is a widely recognized auditing standard developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The SAS 70 audit independently verifies the validity and functionality of a data center's control activities and processes. Achieving successful completion of a SAS 70 Type II audit confirms that Latisys’ Chicago data center has been through an in-depth audit to ensure adequate controls and safeguards are in place.
“Our customers – particularly those in heavily regulated sectors such as energy, financial, healthcare, insurance and pharmaceuticals – require assurance that the highest levels of internal controls and security are established and maintained,” said Evans Mullan, Chief Operating Officer, Latisys. “Investing the necessary resources to complete SAS 70 Type II audits for all three Latisys data centers reaffirms our commitment to safeguarding customers’ sensitive data and mission critical IT infrastructure with best practice processes.”
Latisys is a leading provider of colocation, managed hosting, managed services and disaster recovery solutions to medium-sized businesses and enterprise customers. With a heritage serving business customers since 1994, and multiple high density, SAS70 Type II compliant data centers across the United States, Latisys offers scalable outsourced IT infrastructure management solutions that provide customers what they need, when they need it. As a data center-centric company, Latisys is quickly becoming the hosting and colocation company of choice for companies that demand more from their IT infrastructure partner. All while optimizing clients' return on investment. All while 'delivering more_'. Call 1-888-423-3477 or visit http://www.latisys.com for additional information.