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Global Colocation Solutions Provider CyrusOne Earns ISO 27001 Certification for Its U.S. Data Centers
|By Business Wire
|April 30, 2014 07:01 AM EDT
Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) announced
today it successfully attained the International Organization for
Standardization (ISO 27001) certification at 18 facilities located
across six states, including Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio,
and Texas. ISO 27001 is a globally recognized information security
certification that validates the Information Security Management System
of companies that have a strong system of internal controls and
information security processes. The scope of data center colocation
services covered includes physical controls, environmental safeguards,
and telecommunication connectivity as well as support provided by
CyrusOne’s client service, legal/compliance, facility management, and
information technology departments.
“This certification further underscores that in both philosophy and
action, we share accountability with our customers for their success,”
said Gary Wojtaszek, president and CEO, CyrusOne. “In addition to power
and cooling, the physical security we provide to defend against
potential vulnerabilities against the servers and data we house in our
facilities is top notch and non-negotiable. This certification formally
ISO 27001 was conducted under the guidance of A-lign Security and
Compliance Services, LLC as of April 16, 2014. A-lign is an ISO 27001
Certification Body accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation
Board (“ANAB”) to perform ISO 27001 Information System Management System
certification audits to certify companies’ compliance with the
requirements of ISO 27001.
The 18 facilities registered are: Phoenix, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill.; South
Bend, Ind. (2); Florence, Ky.; Cincinnati, Ohio (5); and in Texas:
Dallas (2); Houston, (3); Austin (2); and San Antonio.
Delivering Best-in-Class Enterprise Facilities, Connectivity, and
CyrusOne specializes in highly reliable enterprise data center services
and colocation solutions, and engineers its facilities to include the
power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability,
including an available highest possible power
redundancy (2N) architecture.
Customers have access to the CyrusOne
National IX, which marries low-cost robust connectivity with the
massively scaled data centers that the company is known for by creating
the first-ever data
center platform that virtually links a dozen of CyrusOne’s
enterprise facilities in multiple metropolitan markets.
The CyrusOne National IX, coupled with the company’s multiple dispersed
locations and available 100 percent uptime, enables Fortune 1000
enterprises to implement cost-effective, multi-location data center
platforms that can help manage their internal disaster recovery
requirements and applicable regulatory or industry-specific requirements
such as Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, and PCI.
CyrusOne was also recently the first to receive multi-site data center
certification from the Open-IX
(OIX) Association. This certification highlights that CyrusOne
facilities have achieved the highest quality for carrier-neutral
connectivity. The OIX Association has a mandate to promote resilient
interconnection in hub cities to facilitate a more resilient Internet.
With 25 carrier-neutral data
center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia,
CyrusOne provides customers with the flexibility and scale to match
their specific growth needs. The company is renowned for exceptional
service and for building enduring customer relationships and high
customer satisfaction levels. CyrusOne’s more than 600 customers include
nine of the Fortune 20 companies and more than 125 of the Fortune 1000.
For more information about CyrusOne, call 1-855-908-3662 or visit www.cyrusone.com.
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CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class,
carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides
mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the
continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 600 customers,
including nine of the Fortune 20 and more than 125 of the Fortune 1000
or equivalent-sized companies.
CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability,
and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through
a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster
long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National IX platform provides robust
connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve
service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications
companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication,
management, and service delivery throughout its 25 data centers
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