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Xfernet Achieves SOC 2, PCI and HIPAA Security Compliance, Demonstrating Dedication to Safe, Secure Client Data

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xfernet, a respected, mature IT consulting, hosting and managed services provider offering trusted enterprise-class solutions for businesses worldwide, has achieved compliance with the data security standards of the Service Organization Controls 2 (Type 2), Payment Card Industry (PCI), and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

The rigorous third-party examination that led to compliance with the stringent SOC 2, PCI and HIPAA security standards was administered by the professional audit staff at 360 Advanced, a national Qualified Security Assessor and Certified Public Accountant firm based in Tampa, FL.

“It was a very serious audit of every aspect of our data security environment,” said Aaron Faby, Chief Technology Officer at Xfernet. “The third-party examinations really let our clients know we are serious about data security and privacy, and that we are committed to doing what it takes to maintain the processes and systems necessary to ensure compliance at all levels of our operations.”

Faby said the requirement for firms in the cloud services/hosting/IT industry to have successful data security audits is becoming more and more of a standard. He said he believes there will be future legislation mandating the audits as a condition of doing business.

“The PCI and HIPAA especially provide us with a competitive advantage, and our marketing teams leverage these achievements to attract and capture new business,” said Faby.

ABOUT XFERNET

Founded in 1998 with headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, Xfernet is a leading provider of cloud-based solutions, delivering enterprise level services to businesses of all sizes worldwide. Xfernet’s solutions include Cloud Servers, Private Clouds, Managed Hosting, Business Continuity Solutions and Content Delivery Network (CDN) Service. Xfernet is also a veteran provider of traditional hosting solutions, such as dedicated servers and managed network infrastructure. Utilizing fully redundant network infrastructure across geographically dispersed data center facilities and leveraging best-in-class technologies, Xfernet delivers unmatched uptime and performance. For more information, visit http://www.xfernet.net.

ABOUT 360 ADVANCED

Known for its responsiveness, collaboration, experience and professionalism, 360 Advanced Inc. has clients in more than 35 states that are major service providers in various industries, including cloud and SaaS based organizations. 360 Advanced is one of only a few specialized firms in the U.S. that assist service providers as their independent assessor in developing, maintaining and communicating security and compliance to their clients.

360 Advanced’s services include, but are not limited to, the following industries: Hosted and Managed IT, Data Center and Colocation, Software as a Service (SaaS), Healthcare, Financial Services, Insurance, HR | Payroll | PEO, Legal and Collections, Bulk Mail Printing and Distribution, Business Process Outsourcing and Marketing.

Services provided by 360 Advanced include SOC 1 (SSAE 16), SOC 2, SOC 3, PCI DSS, HIPAA Security/HITECH, Microsoft Vendor Policy and other security and compliance services.


Contact: Eric Ratcliffe eratcliffe@360advanced.com 866.418.1708 ext.710

Source: 360Advanced Inc.