Edge Hosting Completes SSAE 16 Audit without Exceptions

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Certification proves Edge Hosting’s dedication to the highest compliance standards of operational excellence for its customers around the world.

A second year with no exceptions exemplifies the commitment that Edge has to the security of our environment.

Edge Hosting, a national provider of simple, scalable and dependable managed hosting services, today announced their annual attainment of the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16 Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II standards compliance. Assessed by auditors from CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA), this certification demonstrates the company’s commitment to the highest compliance standards of operational excellence for its customers around the world.

“The SSAE 16 is an internationally accepted and known method of third party validation of security controls. A second year with no exceptions exemplifies the commitment that Edge has to the security of our environment,” said Mark Houpt, Chief Information Security Officer at Edge Hosting. “For customers, in particular those who require regulatory compliant hosting environments, the SSAE 16 is a confirmation by an independent third party that Edge Hosting is securely maintaining systems and has in place policies and procedures that are consistent with high performing and secure environments.”

The audit ensured “the suitability of the design and operating effectiveness of controls” of Edge Hosting’s cloud and managed services. Specific areas of testing included risk management, monitoring, access controls, network and system operations, change management, security policies and procedures and overall security design and effectiveness.

Edge Hosting’s philosophy is to provide the most secure, scalable and dependable managed hosting experience to customers. This approach is the main reason why so many businesses migrate to Edge Hosting for their cloud and dedicated managed hosting needs. For more information about making the switch to Edge Hosting, visit http://www.edgehosting.com.

About Edge Hosting, LLC
Edge Hosting is an international provider of secure, scalable, dependable and compliant managed hosting solutions for cloud, hybrid, dedicated and colocation. Edge works as an extension to IT departments for billion dollar corporations and SMBs providing custom built environments and infrastructure that support the growth and security of websites and data. Edge’s compliant hosting solutions include FedRAMP, PCI, SSAE 16, HIPAA and U.S. Safe Harbor. Edge is one of the very first approved Cloud Service Providers under FedRAMP with two Authorizations to Operate from the Department of Defense and the Defense Information Systems Agency. For more information about making the switch to Edge Hosting, please visit http://www.edgehosting.com or call (888) 428-2752.

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