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Internap Completes Transition from SAS 70 to SOC2 at Premium Data Center Facilities

January 19, 2012 by  

Web Hosting ServicesATLANTA – Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of intelligent IT Infrastructure services, today announced that it has successfully completed the transition from SAS 70 to a Service Organization Controls (SOC) Report, regarding the operations and control structure in its company-controlled data centers. Internap is one of the first known data center providers to receive a report under the new SOC2 Type II standard for controls at a service organization.

The change is in response to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) introduction of SOC Reports, replacing the previous SAS 70 standard and inclusive of new guidance specific to availability. By meeting the criteria set forth in the Trust Services Availability Principle, the SOC2, Type II Report confirms that Internap’s data center security and operational procedures have been reviewed and tested by an independent certified auditor and validates that controls and processes are suitably designed and operate effectively to protect and safeguard customers’ equipment and data.


“Internap has always provided its customers with superior security and reliability in world-class data center environments, which is especially critical for businesses dealing with industry compliance requirements,” said Mike Higgins, senior vice president of data center services at Internap. “In today’s global economy, service providers must demonstrate they have adequate controls and safeguards when they host information belonging to their customers. Completing the SOC2 audit demonstrates Internap’s commitment to meeting the service and performance level needs of our customers.”

About Internap Data Center Facilities

– Over the past two years, Internap has increased its company-controlled data center footprint by 46 percent with new facilities in Dallas and Santa Clara, and expansions in Boston, Houston and Seattle.
– Internap’s data centers offer a complete range of highly reliable and scalable IT Infrastructure services – including colocation, managed hosting and public and private cloud – to deliver and store content, data and applications. These facilities feature the latest innovations in data center design, including scalable power, cooling density and environmental efficiencies.
– Customers can access Internap’s robust network optimization capabilities, including its Performance IP™ service, which connects to all of the major Internet backbones globally and leverages patented technology that analyzes network performance characteristics – such as available bandwidth, delays and packet loss – to ensure that Internet traffic is routed over the best path 100% of the time. Additionally, customers can leverage Internap’s XIP™ TCP acceleration service, which delivers dynamic web content up to 4x faster, as well as its global Content Delivery Network (CDN).
– Along with SOC2 compliant practices, the facilities also offer multiple layers of security, with 24/7 on-site technical support as well as proactive monitoring by engineers in Internap’s redundant Network Operations Centers.

About Internap
Internap provides intelligent IT Infrastructure services that combine unmatched performance and platform flexibility to enable our customers to focus on their core business, improve service levels and lower the cost of IT operations. Our unique trio of route-optimized enterprise IP, TCP acceleration and a global content delivery network improves website performance and delivers superior end-user experiences. Our scalable colocation, managed hosting, private cloud, public cloud and hybrid offerings provide enterprises the flexibility to adapt to changing business needs and future-proof their IT Infrastructure. Since 1996, thousands of companies have entrusted Internap with the protection and delivery of their online applications. Transform your IT Infrastructure into a competitive advantage with IT IQ from Internap.

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