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Verizon Completes SAS 70 Type II Examinations of Its Data Centers Around the Globe

May 25, 2011 by · Comments Off on Verizon Completes SAS 70 Type II Examinations of Its Data Centers Around the Globe 

Webmaster ToolboxNEW YORK – Verizon has successfully completed the annual SAS 70 Type II examinations of its data centers around the globe, which support the company’s colocation, managed hosting and application management services.  Many of these offerings underpin Verizon’s “everything-as-a-service,” or EaaS, cloud-based delivery model.

SAS 70 is a widely recognized auditing standard performed by a certified public   accounting firm.  It is conducted in accordance with the standards set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  These reports included the examination of specific areas such as: organizational structure, governance and administration; physical access to facilities; logical access to systems; network services; and operational processes and environmental safeguards.  The results of these examinations demonstrate that Verizon has the controls and processes in place to manage and monitor its data centers and infrastructure for enterprises around the globe. Read more

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