AIS Successfully Completes SSAE 16 SOC 1 & SSAE 16 SOC 2 Examinations

Brian Wood Press Releases

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 21, 2012 – American Internet Services (AIS), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, cloud and connectivity services in the western United States, today announced it has successfully completed the SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type 2 and the SSAE 16 SOC 2 Type 2 audits for its San Diego and Phoenix enterprise-class data centers. These third-party …

On Compliance: What SSAE 16 is About

Brian Wood Blog

SAS 70 has been touted on a number of websites for businesses offering data center services.  It has been the equivalent of the “Good Housekeeping” stamp of approval since its inception as a cornerstone audit in 1992. Goodbye SAS 70, Hello SSAE 16: SAS 70 is being retired this year. In its place AIS has achieved compliance for the SSAE 16 SOC …

On Smart Planning: Considerations when Selecting a Colocation Facility

Brian Wood Blog

There are many reasons why companies seek a colocation facility for their data center needs. Perhaps it’s the benefit derived from a cost-effective, quick-access solution. Or, there may be a desire for a higher tier Level facility with better infrastructure and tighter security.  Whatever the drivers may be, for the desired results to be achieved, a critical step is to …

On Data Centers: Power Redundancy Ponderables

Brian Wood Blog

Having a redundant power supply would seem to be a “no brainer.” After all, a failover option in case electrical power is interrupted would seem to be a business essential. But the answer is not always so simple: different users have different requirements for reliability and uptime; there are a variety of ways to achieve different levels of power redundancy; …

American Internet Services (AIS) Commences Audit for SSAE 16 Type 2 Compliance for all Seven Premium Data Center Footprints

Brian Wood Press Releases

SAN DIEGO, Calif., January 13, 2011 – American Internet Services (AIS), a leading provider of enterprise-class data center and connectivity services in the western United States, today announced independent global auditing firm NDB has been engaged to evaluate all seven of the AIS premium data center footprints in Los Angeles, San Diego and Phoenix for SSAE 16 type 2 (Statement …