FORETHOUGHT.net Completes AICPA SOC 1 Audit

CPA Firm Issues Type II SSAE 16/SOC 1SM Audit Report on Controls Over Data Center Services at FORETHOUGHT.net

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FORETHOUGHT.net Completes AICPA SOC Audit

We are pleased that our Type II SSAE 16/SOC 1SM report has shown that we have the appropriate controls in place to mitigate risks related to the data center services we are providing to our customers.

Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 22, 2013

FORETHOUGHT.net, one of the top Denver ISPs for business phone service, colocation, cloud IaaS hosting and managed services announced today that the company has undergone a Type II SSAE 16/SOC 1SM examination (Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements Service Organization Controls Report). The examination covered its Denver data center. FORETHOUGHT.net’s SSAE 16/SOC 1 audit report demonstrates to its customers their commitment to the highest level of service.

SSAE 16 is an attestation standard issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) that reports on FORETHOUGHT.net’s controls supporting the services provided to customers. Companies that are focused on compliance (SEC registrants, financial services, healthcare, etc.) often require an SSAE 16 audit. FORETHOUGHT.net management developed internal control objectives to support their data center services that were then used to complete the audit. The SSAE 16 examination report includes management's description of FORETHOUGHT.net’s systems and the suitability of the design and operating effectiveness of the controls. Furthermore, the report contains a written assertion from management regarding the systems and a services auditor's opinion letter.

"We are pleased that our Type II SSAE 16/SOC 1SM report has shown that we have the appropriate controls in place to mitigate risks related to the data center services we are providing to our customers,” said Jawaid Bazyar, President of FORETHOUGHT.net. “The importance of this audit demonstrates our commitment to security and quality in delivering excellence in cloud hosting, voice, and data services for our customers.”

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ABOUT FORETHOUGHT.net
Established in 1995, FORETHOUGHT.net is a leading locally owned and operated IT and communications service provider, offering a portfolio of enterprise-level voice, data and cloud hosting solutions for enterprises of all sizes. The company’s commitment to the highest level of technical expertise, security, reliability and responsiveness confirmed in its SOC 1SM audit results for its data center. The Denver Business Journal ranked FORETHOUGHT.net as a Top 15 Telecommunications Company and a Top 15 Internet Service Provider. ColoradoBIZ Magazine listed it as one of Colorado's Top 250 Private Companies. BBB.org accredited A+ member. Based in Denver, Colorado, FORETHOUGHT.net serves the Denver Metro area and across the Front Range.

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Patricia Kelly
FORETHOUGHT.net
2347 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80205
If you would like more information about this topic or to schedule an interview with Jawaid Bazyar, please call Patricia Kelly at 303-815-1823 or email patricia.kelly(at)forethought(dot)net


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