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Vantage Data Centers awarded ISO 27001 certification for information security management
Leading Santa Clara data center provider expands its security certifications
SANTA CLARA, CA – November 1, 2016 Vantage Data Centers (Vantage), a leading provider of data center solutions in support of mission critical applications, has been awarded the rigorous ISO 27001 certification in addition to its current SOC 2 certification. ISO 27001 certification defines the Information Security Management System (ISMS) standards for reporting and monitoring with both annual and three-year review cycles. Vantage meets or exceeds international security standards which brings it on a par with internationally-based data centers.
The certification includes all of Vantage’s Santa Clara data centers and will also include the two new planned data centers, named V5 and V6, to be completed in phases beginning the second half of 2017.
Santa Clara is the ‘Data Center Capital’ of Silicon Valley which itself is the second-largest market for data center space in the U.S. and is home to nearly 2.6 million square feet (SF) of commissioned data center space, representing 337 megawatts (MW) of commissioned power according to market research from datacenterHawk.
“Data Centers represent the critical path for digital economy companies and need to be part of the security solution. With our ISO 27001 certification we are documenting our commitment to being a secure partner for our customers. Data center traffic is tripling from 2014 to 2019 to over 10 ZB of traffic Information according to Cisco. Security is a top priority for all digital companies. Using a certified data center just makes good sense,” said Sureel Choksi, President and CEO, Vantage Data Centers.
Steve Lim, Vantage Data Centers
About Vantage Data Centers
Vantage is a leader in highly scalable, flexible and efficient data center solutions offering unique value through its commitment to exceptional customer service. Operating campuses in Silicon Valley, Calif., and Quincy, Wash., Vantage offers industry leading data center design solutions engineered to meet the unique requirements of enterprises, technology companies and service providers. Vantage’s first Silicon Valley campus includes four data centers totaling 51 megawatts (MW) of critical IT load, with an additional 24MW of expansion capacity under development. In addition, Vantage is developing a second Vantage Silicon Valley campus offering an additional 69MW of capacity. Vantage also operates a 6MW data center in Quincy, Washington and plans to add four additional data centers to the campus. Vantage is backed by Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, with over $24 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital.
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