Nexcess Announces The Successful Completion Of Type 2 SSAE 16 SOC 1 Examination

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Nexcess, a provider of performance optimized managed hosting, has successfully completed its Type 2 SSAE 16 examination for the review period of February 1, 2014, to January 31, 2015 within the scope of Data Center and Web Hosting services.

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By engaging an independent CPA to objectively examine the effectiveness of our controls, we transparently provide the reassurance that our clients need to trust us with business critical data and operations.

Nexcess, a provider of performance optimized managed hosting, has successfully completed its Type 2 SSAE 16 examination for the review period of February 1, 2014, to January 31, 2015 within the scope of Data Center and Web Hosting services. The service auditor for the most recent examination was Brightline CPAs & Associates, Inc., which confirmed that the hosting provider’s controls, processes, and procedures conform to industry best practices.

The Type 2 SOC 1 (Service Organization Controls Report) examination is an essential indication of the quality of control that Nexcess implements over aspects of its business operations that may impact the financial well-being of partners and clients, including the handling of financial and other private data. Scrutiny and verification of controls by a qualified third party demonstrates Nexcess’ ongoing commitment to excellence in providing the highest standards of operational control and reliability.

“Businesses who entrust us with their hosting rely on Nexcess to implement processes and controls that are responsive to their needs,” commented Chris Wells, President and CEO of Nexcess, “By engaging an independent CPA to objectively examine the effectiveness of our controls for operations, compliance, security, and financial reporting, we transparently provide the reassurance that our clients need to trust us with business critical data and operations.”

The Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16 replaces the older SAS 70 standard, and is intended to bring the United States into alignment with the international ISAE 3402 standard. For more information on this and related standards, visit http://ssae16.com/.

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About Nexcess

Nexcess is a Southfield, Michigan-based managed hosting company founded in 2000, with data centers distributed throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia. Nexcess offers a variety of hosting services ranging from entry-level packages to custom clustered/complex hosting configurations for Magento, WordPress, ExpressionEngine, and vBulletin, with an emphasis on achieving maximum performance for high-profile web sites. For more information, visit http://www.nexcess.net.

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