In addition, CoreSite was once again validated as SOC 1 Type 2 and PCI DSS compliant and is actively engaged in pursuing ISO certification
DENVER, CO – October 13, 2015 – CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR, news, filings), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center solutions across the U.S., today announced the company has completed the following annual examinations for its 16 multi-tenant data centers:
- SOC 2 Type 2
- SOC 1 Type 2
- PCI DSS
CoreSite has completed SOC 1 Type 2 and PCI DSS examinations for several years, but this is the first year CoreSite has participated in the SOC 2 Type 2 validation process. SOC 2 Type 2 and PCI DSS are measured using a standardized set of controls, and SOC 1 Type 2 is measured against company-defined controls. All three examinations were conducted by BrightLine, a licensed CPA firm and QSA. CoreSite is committed to completing all three of these examinations in future years, and is also in the process of completing ISO certification throughout its portfolio of multi-tenant facilities.
SOC 1 and SOC 2 are attestation standards issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). They provide CoreSite customers with the assurance of corporate controls, including security, environmental compliance, and operational excellence. Companies that are compliance-sensitive and may require SOC 1 or SOC 2 examination reports include publicly-traded enterprises, financial firms, and healthcare organizations.
The PCI Data Security Standard is a comprehensive set of standards that requires any merchant or service provider that stores, processes or transmits customer payment card data to adhere to strict information security controls and processes. As a provider of colocation services to merchants, CoreSite has proactively met this requirement for its business in support of the PCI compliance needs of its customers.
CoreSite data center controls enable customers to meet a wide variety of United States regulatory requirements, such as HIPAA and FISMA. Working with its current certifications and specific customer needs, CoreSite has enabled its customers to achieve a high level of certification within its data centers in all of these areas.
CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) delivers secure, reliable, high-performance data center solutions across eight key North American markets. More than 800 of the world’s leading enterprises, network operators, cloud providers, and supporting service providers choose CoreSite to connect, protect and optimize their performance-sensitive data, applications and computing workloads. Our scalable, flexible solutions and 350+ dedicated employees consistently deliver unmatched data center options — all of which leads to a best-in-class customer experience and lasting relationships. For more information, visit www.CoreSite.com.
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