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[Blog] Everything on Data Centre Physical Security

PostPosted: Thu Dec 27, 2012 4:30 pm
by felicelam
In today's ever-growing regulatory compliance landscape, companies and organizations are continually looking for alternatives to reduce expensive in-house IT hosting but continually run into the problem of meeting corporate governance and compliance requirements. What’s more, these companies are seeking to use services from companies like Canadian Web Hosting who can provide assurances that a strong control environment is in place, complete with data centre and physical security best practices.

The focus of this article is to take a deeper look at an equally important aspect of web hosting and that is looking at the facility that the servers are actually hosted in and outlining integral best practices that allow you to meet your governance needs and ensure that the servers are hosted in an environment that provides limited access and ensures physical protection. Because of this, Canadian Web Hosting’s best practices for physical and data centre security, which are tested by an independent CPA firm for SSAE16 (formerly SAS70) audit compliance, are implemented throughout all areas of a data centre, rather than being segmented to cover only specific areas and include both data centre facilities located in Vancouver, BC and Toronto, ON.

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