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Data Centers Canada achieves SSAE 16 compliance at its Toronto North Data Center Facility

February 25, 2013

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2013 /CNW/ – 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 Center Facility.

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’s 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.

About Data Centers Canada (DCC)
Data Centers Canada is a Canadian based data center owner / operator
which provides turn-key data center solutions including colocation and
disaster recovery solutions for enterprises who seek to cost
effectively expand their data center capacity or outsource existing
data center operations.

SOURCE Data Centers Canada


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