Thorough external evaluation confirms operational excellence in security and environmental controls provided to data center customers by CoreSite
DENVER, CO – August 21, 2014 – CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR, news, filings), a provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center solutions, today announced the company has completed Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16 Type 2 examinations covering 15 operational data centers across the United States. SSAE 16 provides CoreSite data center customers with assurance of corporate controls, including security and environmental compliance, and validation of CoreSite’s commitment to the most stringent standards of operational excellence. BrightLine, a licensed CPA firm, conducted the CoreSite SSAE 16 examinations over the twelve-month period that ended June 30, 2014. CoreSite is committed to performing the SSAE 16 examination in future years.
SSAE 16 is an attestation standard issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) that reports on CoreSite controls supporting the services provided to customers. CoreSite management developed internal control objectives to support first-class data center management services that were used to complete the examination. Companies that are compliance-sensitive and may require an SSAE 16 examination report include publicly-traded enterprises, financial firms, and healthcare organizations. The SSAE 16 report includes management’s description of CoreSite’s systems and the suitability of the design and operating effectiveness of the controls. Further, the report contains a written assertion from management regarding the systems and a service auditor’s opinion letter.
CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) delivers secure and reliable data center solutions across eight key North American markets. More than 800 of the world’s leading enterprises, carriers and mobile operators, content and cloud providers and media and entertainment companies choose CoreSite to connect, protect and optimize their performance sensitive data, applications and computing workloads. Our flexible, high-performance products and 350+ dedicated employees consistently deliver unmatched, scalable data center options — all of which leads to a best-in-class customer experience. For more information, visit www.CoreSite.com.
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