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Press Release -- December 2nd, 2020
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TierPoint Renews Key Industry Certifications, Completes SSAE 18 Compliance Audits

ST. LOUIS (December 2, 2020)  – TierPoint, a leading provider of secure, connected data center and cloud solutions at the edge of the internet, today announced it has successfully completed its most recent round of NIST, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, GLBA, SOC 1, and SOC 2 annual compliance audits for all data centers the company operates. TierPoint is also ITAR and EU-US Privacy Shield registered.

TierPoint met SSAE 18 standards for SOC 1 Type II, SOC 2 Type II, and SOC 2 + HITRUST audits for all its data centers. The SOC audits objectively evaluate the effectiveness of controls in place to address operations, compliance, and financial reporting. Replacing the SSAE 16 standard, SSAE 18 is the latest auditing standard initiated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) in 2017.

“Security, privacy protection, and reliability are key to the success of our customers and a priority for our company,” said TierPoint Chief Security Officer Paul Mazzucco. “Throughout the year, we deploy rigorous testing and infrastructure analyses to help make sure we meet and exceed industry standards in all our data centers.”

Compliance certifications are considered important by many organizations seeking a colocationcloud, or hybrid IT solution with uniform processes and practices that meet industry standards for physical and operational efficiency, privacy protection, and security. With over 40 data centers in 20 U.S. markets, TierPoint is among a select few infrastructure providers that have achieved compliance certifications for such a large national footprint of facilities.

About TierPoint
Meeting clients where they are on their journey to IT transformation, TierPoint ( is a leading provider of secure, connected data center and cloud solutions at the edge of the internet. The company has one of the largest customer bases in the industry, with thousands of clients ranging from the public to private sectors, from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. TierPoint also has one of the largest and most geographically diversified footprints in the nation, with over 40 world-class data centers in 20 U.S. markets and 8 multi-tenant cloud pods, connected by a coast-to-coast network. Led by a proven management team, TierPoint’s highly experienced IT professionals offer a comprehensive solution portfolio of private, multitenant, managed hyperscale, and hybrid cloud, plus colocationdisaster recoverysecurity, and other managed IT services.

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