SHREWSBURY, N.J., March 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterCloud Systems (Nasdaq:ICLD), a Hybrid Cloud provider focused on delivering a solution customized to each business customer's specific data backup needs, today announced that it has successfully completed a SSAE 16 Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II Audit covering its cloud data backup services. The report signifies that the Company's online backup services operational controls and security procedures have been thoroughly reviewed by an independent certified public accounting firm, and ensures the controls implemented there have been sufficiently designed and tested, specifically regarding InterCloud's implementation of security and availability.
The SOC 2 Type II audit was performed by the independent certified public accounting firm Whittlesey & Hadley, P.C., covering both InterCloud's VaultLogix Internet Vault Advantage and Internet Vault Classic online backup services, including the primary data centers for those services. Established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), SSAE 16 SOC 2 replaced the SAS 70 in 2011 as the officially recognized auditing standard for service organizations to demonstrate they have adequate controls and processes in place. A SOC 2 Type II examination demonstrates that an independent accounting and auditing firm has reviewed and examined an organization's control objectives and activities, and tested those controls to ensure that they are operating effectively. At the conclusion of the examination, a formal report including the auditor's opinion is issued to the examined organization.
"VaultLogix focuses extensively on optimal operational effectiveness, availability, and security implementation for our business online backup customers," said Tim Hannibal, President and Chief Executive Officer for VaultLogix. "Completing a full SOC 2 Type II audit further demonstrates our commitment to delivering the most secure and robust online backup services in the market."
VaultLogix maintains a strong focus on delivering offsite backup solutions that help companies adhere to strict compliance regulations including Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, PCI, and Graham-Leach-Bliley. Completing the SOC 2 Type II audit further exemplifies that dedication.
Customers in need of assurance that their data is sufficiently secure and available may request a copy of the SOC 2 report by contacting VaultLogix directly.
About InterCloud Systems, Inc.
InterCloud Systems, Inc. is a single-source provider of end-to-end information technology (IT) and next-generation network solutions including Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) to the telecommunications service provider (carrier) and corporate enterprise markets through cloud solutions and professional services. InterCloud offers cloud and managed services, professional consulting and staffing services, and infrastructure and applications to assist its customers in meeting their changing technology demands. InterCloud's cloud solutions offer enterprise and service-provider customers the opportunity to adopt an operational expense model by outsourcing to InterCloud rather than the capital expense model that has dominated in recent decades in IT infrastructure management. Additional information regarding InterCloud may be found on InterCloud's website at www.intercloudsys.com.
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