Data Centers Canada a data center provider which operates, develops and manages
Canadian real estate for the purpose of providing turn-key data center solutions including colocation and disaster recovery
solutions for enterprises, today announced that it has successfully achieved SSAE 16 compliance at its Toronto North Data
The SSAE 16 attestation standard which replaced the legacy SAS70 industry standard is governed by the Auditing Standards
Board (ASB) of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The attestation process validates the
internal controls of service organizations (including data center providers) based on the company’s technology, business
processes, physical security and infrastructure.
“We are extremely pleased in achieving this accolade”, noted Tony Di Benedetto, Managing Partner at Data Centers Canada.
“This achievement reinforces our commitment to providing operational excellence to our clients. Achieving SSAE certification
validates our mandate on providing world class facilities to house mission critical data and infrastructure.”, added Di Benedetto.
Independent consulting firm, Assure Professional performed the comprehensive SOC 1 type 2 audit of Data Centers Canada’s Toronto
North Facility that included testing of its various controlled environments including; security, operations, management,
infrastructure and network operations. “We were very pleased with the operational platform Data Centers Canada operates”,
commented Juan Vargas, Senior IT Security Auditor at Assure Professional. “The quality and scope of the various controls
and systems in place at the Toronto North Facility have proven that this data center facility operates at the highest
standards of excellence.”
Data Centers Canada Toronto North Facility based in Vaughan, Ontario Canada is a 20,000 square foot facility which provides data
center colocation services to various enterprises globally including; Government, Fortune 1000 and numerous Technology Service
Providers. The Toronto North Facility provides a flexible and scalable data center platform which allows enterprises
to house their mission critical or disaster recovery infrastructure in a secure, resilient data center footprint in the Canadian
geography. – See more at: http://www.datacenterscanada.com/Data-Centers-Canada-Achieves-SSAE-16-Compliance.html#sthash.5bAUvP3M.dpuf