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ViaWest Strengthens Its Compliance Portfolio

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/08/13 --


  • ViaWest strengthens its compliance portfolio with a range of industry attestation reports, including a dual-standard SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402 SOC 1 Type II, SOC 2 Type II, and SOC 3 report, PCI Report on Compliance for Sections 9 and 12, and HIPAA report for physical controls
  • Compliance reports issued by independent, third-party auditors and assessors
  • Broad portfolio of compliance reports demonstrates ViaWest's commitment to enabling customers to meet multiple compliance obligations

ViaWest, one of the largest privately held data center, cloud computing and managed service providers in North America, announces it has enhanced its library of compliance and attestation reports. ViaWest has a long history of providing Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16)( formerly SAS 70), reports. The company has expanded its reporting portfolio to include a Service Organization Controls (SOC) SOC 2, Type II report on the Security and Availability Trust Services Principles in addition to its SOC 1, Type II report in accordance with SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402 and its SOC 3 report on the Security and Availability Trust Services Principles. Additionally, in response to customer requirements, it has doubled the number of facilities covered by the Payment Card Industry Report on Compliance for Sections 9 and 12 (PCI ROC). Furthermore, ViaWest has now added a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) report for physical controls covering four of its datacenters.

Attestation and compliance reports are issued by independent third-party auditors, which assess ViaWest's controls and procedures. Assessments were performed by CoalFire Systems, a qualified security assessor, and a "Big 4" accounting firm.

"ViaWest is 100% committed to delivering transparency through insight into our operations and assurance via third-party assessors that validate ViaWest as a trusted partner," states Mary Sparks, Director of Compliance for ViaWest. "We do this because we understand the mission-critical nature of data to our customers' businesses and the need to meet standards within the ever-changing compliance landscape. We put customer trust first."

Obtaining these reports demonstrates ViaWest's commitment to processes and standards that enable it to maintain the governance and security controls its customers need to meet their compliance obligations. Leveraging its dedicated compliance department, ViaWest is uniquely positioned to provide high-quality services to its customers.

For more information on ViaWest's certifications and controls, please visit ViaWest's compliance webpage at http://www.viawest.com/solutions/business-solutions/compliance.

For more information on ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com.

About ViaWest
ViaWest is one of the largest privately held data center service providers in North America. They provide colocation, complex hosting, cloud and managed services to businesses of all sizes nationwide. ViaWest owns and operates 24 enterprise-class data center facilities in Colorado, Texas, Oregon, Utah, and Nevada, delivering high-quality, flexible solutions designed to support customers' unique business needs. For additional information on ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com or call 1-877-448-9378. Follow ViaWest on LinkedIn, Twitter or visit their YouTube channel.

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