vXchnge exceeds Auditing Standards for Security Certifications

By: Blair Felter on February 18, 2015

PCI DSS, SSAE-16 Type II, SOC 2 Type II, and HIPAA compliance ensures client information within any of vXchnge’s nationwide data centers is protected with the highest standards

TAMPA, FL – February 18, 2015 vXchnge, a carrier-neutral colocation services provider dedicated to improving the business performance of its customers, today announced it is compliant in three industry security standards; PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE-16), Service Organization Control (SOC) 2, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). These certifications demonstrate vXchnge’s ongoing commitment to providing its customers’ applications and data with superior security and the highest standards of transparency and compliance.

After comprehensive audits of its facilities, vXchnge’s data centers, based on its proven experience and superior data center methods and procedures, adhere to these industry standards:

  • PCI DSS: vXchnge attained compliance in recognition of its data centers’ alignment to the standards and guidelines that protect customers’ financial data and safeguard credit and debit card transactions.
  • SSAE-16 Type II and SOC 2 Type II: Confirmed by audit, vXchnge’s ability to exceed security, compliance and requirements for controls and safeguards when hosting customer data.
  • HIPAA: Achieved compliance for its standard for protecting sensitive patient health data and information.

“In regulated industries and with with the proliferation of cloud computing, it is crucial to adhere to stringent levels of security protocols and practices,” said Ernest Sampera, CMO and Senior Vice President at vXchnge. “Our business and Site Operations Methods (SOP) and Practices are continuously updated, enhancing our security procedures (MOP) and our standard operating procedures (SOP), providing our customers a secure and safe environment for their sensitive applications and data. Earning third party validation across all of our data centers to meet the highest standards in the industry affirms our commitments to our customers’ satisfaction and our dedication to the adoption of evolving data security standards.”

As part of their overall process, PCI DSS, SSAE-16, SOC 2, and HIPAA individually performed on-site assessments of vXchnge’s data centers, including reviewing its documented procedures and overall operations.

To learn more about vXchnge, visit www.vxchnge.com.  For more information on its data center facilities, visit http://www.vxchnge.com/data-centers/. 

About vXchnge

vXchnge is a carrier-neutral colocation services provider that helps improve the business performance of its customers. vXchnge’s state-of-the-art data center facilities are supported by unmatched operational and service support, enabling rapid business growth at an overall lower total cost of operations. Currently in eight critical markets, vXchnge is expanding its data center footprint to 15 additional markets throughout the country to tackle the “distance to customer” or “localization” issues cloud and service providers are currently facing. As the former executive team of Switch and Data, vXchnge’s leadership team is comprised of performance-driven experts with a combined 150+ years of experience, Bell Systems disciplines, and the extensive knowledge base needed to operate state-of-the-art data centers. For more information, visit www.vxchnge.com, or connect with vXchnge on Twitter and LinkedIn.