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Zoho Completes Service Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) Report Under AT Section 101

Zoho today announced that it has recently completed its Service Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) examination under AT Section 101, Attest Engagements (AICPA, Professional Standards) for the period Feb. 1, 2014 through April 30, 2014. The examination was performed by an independent auditing firm.

Completion of the SOC 2 Type II examination indicates that selected Zoho processes, procedures and controls have been formally evaluated and tested by an independent accounting and auditing firm. The examination included the company’s controls related to the Trust Services Principles and Criteria of Security and Privacy.

“Data security and privacy are top priorities for Zoho,” said Raju Vegesna, evangelist at Zoho. “Completing our SOC 2 examination reaffirms that we are employing the highest level of security to keep user’s data safe and private.”

An SOC 2 examination is performed in accordance with AT Section 101, Attest Engagements (AICPA, Professional Standards). SOC 2 is designated as an acceptable method for a user entity’s management to obtain assurance about service organization internal controls over Security and Privacy without conducting additional assessments.

An SOC 2 examination is widely recognized because it represents that a service organization has been through an evaluation of their control activities as they relate to the applicable Trust Services Principles and Criteria. A Type II report not only includes the service organization’s system description but also includes detailed testing of the design and operating effectiveness of the service organization's controls.

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Zoho on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/zoho

About Zoho

Zoho is a comprehensive suite of online productivity, collaboration and business applications for businesses of all sizes. Over ten million users rely on Zoho apps. Zoho’s productivity and collaboration applications include Email Hosting, Document Management, Office Suite, Project Management and more alongside a host of business applications ranging from CRM and Campaign Management to Customer Support, Accounting and more. These applications are offered directly via Zoho.com or through hundreds of partners in the Zoho Alliance Partner Program. For more information about Zoho, please visit http://www.zoho.com/.

Zoho is a division of Zoho Corp., a privately-held and profitable company. With U.S. headquarters in Pleasanton, CA and offices in Austin, Chennai, London, Tokyo and Beijing, Zoho Corp. serves the technology needs of millions of customers worldwide. For more information about Zoho Corp., please visit http://www.zohocorp.com.

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