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Host.net Teams with StillSecure to Protect Cloud Computing Clients

February 3, 2010 by · Comments Off on Host.net Teams with StillSecure to Protect Cloud Computing Clients 

Web Hosting ToolsBOCA RATON, FL – Host.net announced new 24x7x365 managed security services for its cloud computing customers through a partnership with network security provider StillSecure. Utilizing StillSecure’s ProtectPoint™ managed security service as a virtual appliance, Host.net can now provide 24x7x365 security monitoring and management of the virtual infrastructure, immediate response to security threats, and compliance reporting for enterprises using its cloud computing service for line-of-business applications and complex hosting.

Virtual security services including firewall, VPN, intrusion detection/prevention (IDS/IPS), vulnerability scanning, web security, and email security can be purchased from Host.net on a subscription basis as either a standalone solution or service bundle. Services can be configured for monitoring both gateway and internal connections, providing comprehensive protection against internal and external threats. All security services are backed by a 24x7x365 SAS-70 Type II audited Security Operations Center (SOC) that is staffed by certified security analysts.
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Host.net Earns Renewed SAS 70 Type II & New PCI DSS Certification, Ensuring Security Controls for Firm’s Colocation Clients

August 16, 2009 by · Comments Off on Host.net Earns Renewed SAS 70 Type II & New PCI DSS Certification, Ensuring Security Controls for Firm’s Colocation Clients 

Web Hosting ToolsBoca Raton, Florida – The firm’s renewed SAS 70 Type II certification followed a comprehensive evaluation of Host.net’s physical security, environmental security, network monitoring, problem escalation and support by SAS 70 Solutions, the largest U.S.-based audit firm specializing in SAS 70 audit services. SAS 70 stands for the Statement on Auditing Standard (SAS) No. 70 issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for use in assessing the internal controls of a service organization.

Host.net’s new PCI DSS Requirement 9 certification resulted from an audit of the firm’s colocation center infrastructure and operational controls to assess their compliance with Requirement 9 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, which requires specific restrictions on physical access to consumer credit card information. The audit was conducted by Enterprise Risk Management, which provides a wide variety of information security and information systems audit services to local, national and international businesses.

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Host.net Expands to Jacksonville with New Point Of Presence

July 28, 2009 by · Comments Off on Host.net Expands to Jacksonville with New Point Of Presence 

Web Hosting ToolsBoca Raton, FL – The expansion also gives Jacksonville businesses access to Host.net’s full range of other services, including cloud computing, colocation, Internet access, multinational transport, managed security and managed VoIP.

“Jacksonville has been on our road map for a long time because many of our existing customers have offices there. They have been asking us to add Jacksonville to their wide area networks through Metro Ethernet connectivity. Now we offer that capability,” said Jeffrey Davis, co-founder and CEO of Host.net. “This allows us not only to meet the needs of our current customer base but also to provide new clients in Jacksonville with a robust set of mission-critical connectivity and data protection services.”

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Host.net Acquires Ft. Lauderdale Data Center & Colocation Operations

May 4, 2009 by · Comments Off on Host.net Acquires Ft. Lauderdale Data Center & Colocation Operations 

Web Hosting ToolsBOCA RATON, FL. – Host.net, a leading provider of colocation, network transport and transit services, announced today it has acquired a 12,000 Sq. Ft. Data Center and its’ Colocation customers. This center was previously occupied by Hostway and Affinity Internet/ValueWeb.

Jeffrey Davis, Host.net’s Co-Founder & CEO, said “the move into Ft. Lauderdale reflects Host.net’s strategy of expanding in its existing markets to better service our customers needs. Our team has done a wonderful job of delivering a disciplined local service-driven business model, while deepening our footprint and service delivery capabilities. As a result, we have achieved significant scale without diminishing our core value proposition – strong local market presence and customer service.” Read more

Host.net Achieves Cisco Powered Metro Ethernet and Hosting/Colocation Designations

March 11, 2009 by · Comments Off on Host.net Achieves Cisco Powered Metro Ethernet and Hosting/Colocation Designations 

Webmaster NewsBOCA RATON, FL – Host.net, a leading provider of colocation, network transport and transit services, and its subsidiary, WV Fiber, announced today that it has established the resources and procedures to deploy, manage and support Cisco Powered Metro Ethernet and Hosting/Colocation services.

Host.net Co-founder & CEO Jeffrey Davis said: “we have been loyal proponents of Cisco for over 10 years. These designations highlight our commitment to quality and confirms to our clients and prospects why Host.net is the right choice for colocation and connectivity solutions.” Read more

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