OneNeck Completes Type 2 SSAE 16 (SOC 1) Examination

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Completed by an independent CPA firm, the examination included review of OneNeck’s processes, controls and procedures at its data centers.

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Given the critical nature of the applications and data we host and support for our customers, it’s imperative that our SOC controls extend beyond colocation and encompass our cloud and managed services as well, in all of our data centers.

OneNeck® IT Solutions announced today completion of the annual American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16, Type 2 SOC 1 examination. The examination included review of OneNeck’s processes, controls and procedures used to deliver to the company’s colocation, cloud and managed services at its Tier 3 data centers.

“Given the critical nature of the applications and data we host and support for our customers, it’s imperative that our SOC controls extend beyond colocation and encompass our cloud and managed services as well, in all of our data centers,” said Clint Harder, CTO and senior vice president at OneNeck. “This allows us to provide compliant hybrid IT solutions to our clients, including clear delineation for compliance responsibilities all the way to and through the application layer. Completing our SOC examination provides our clients with the necessary and appropriate assurances that demonstrate their mission-critical data is safe, secure and available when it’s hosted and/or managed in one of our data centers.”

The Type 2 SSAE 16 (SOC 1) examination was conducted by Shellman & Company, Inc., an independent CPA firm with extensive IT service provider experience. As part of the examination, the CPA firm focused on OneNeck’s procedures, including physical and logical security, incident, change, and problem management, network, systems, application monitoring, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance.

For more information, visit oneneck.com.

OneNeck® IT Solutions LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, employs nearly 550 people throughout the U.S. The company offers a full suite of hybrid IT solutions including cloud and hosting solutions, managed services, ERP application management, professional services, and IT hardware. OneNeck has Tier 3 data centers in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Oregon and Wisconsin. Visit oneneck.com.

TDS Telecommunications Corp., headquartered in Madison, Wis., operates OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, TDS Baja Broadband LLC, and BendBroadband. Combined, the company employs 3,400 people. Visit tdstelecom.com.

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS] a Fortune 1000(TM) company, provides wireless; broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6.1 million customers nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecommunications, OneNeck IT Solutions and BendBroadband. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, Telephone and Data Systems employs 10,400 people. Visit tdsinc.com.

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