SAN ANTONIO, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 01/15/13 -- CityNAP, a San Antonio-based data center and premier provider of local and national tandem services to carriers across the United States, today announced that it has successfully completed a third-party audit resulting in a SSAE16 SOC 2 Type II attestation report being issued. This signifies that CityNAP's security procedures and operational controls have been reviewed by an independent certified public accounting firm. Furthermore, it ensures that these controls have been sufficiently designed and tested.
CityNAP CEO Don Douglas is excited about the milestone. "As we focus on the needs of existing and future clients, our commitment to compliance with the strictest control standards and industry best practices ensures that CityNAP will continue to deliver robust and secure services," he said.
The Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16) is a standard created by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). A SOC 2 Type II audit indicates that an organization's control objectives and activities have been reviewed and examined by the auditing firm which also tests those controls to ensure they operate effectively. Successful conclusion of the examination was issued in a formal report covering CityNAP's security, availability, integrity and confidentiality.
CityNAP helps customers craft solutions to accommodate growth, maintain flexibility and adhere to strict compliance regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, PCI and Graham-Leach-Bliley. Completion of the SOC 2 Type II audit is confirmation of that dedication.
A colocation site in downtown San Antonio, CityNAP is ideally suited for companies seeking to expand IT infrastructure capacity without the exorbitant costs associated with building out or expanding in-house.
Designed to support and protect mission critical operations, CityNAP's secure, state-of-the-art facility enables you to cost effectively access multiple communication networks. This reduces reliance on costly last-mile connections, enhances network reliability, provides redundancy, and provides a better return on investment.
CityNAP takes pride in delivering comprehensive colocation, interconnection and network peering in a neutral marketplace built for business. With customized, flexible services and some of the greatest talent and expertise in the industry, we ensure a relationship that offers sustainable value for the investment of time, money and resources.