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Phoenix NAP Completes Successful AICPA Service Organization Controls (SOC) Type 2 Audit and PCI DSS v2 Assessment

(February 28, 2012)

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 02/28/12 -- Phoenix NAP®, a full service data center, premier infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider and primary network access point (NAP), announced today that it successfully completed a Service Organization Controls (SOC) 2, Type 2 audit.

"Completing our Service Organization Controls audit showcases Phoenix NAP's continued focus on security and controls over our data center operations and provides current and future customers that our policies and control measures are in line with industry standards," said Ian McClarty, Phoenix NAP president. "We take pride in providing the utmost in security to not only current clients, but potential future ones as well and are pleased to have achieved an unqualified opinion on our most recent Service Organization Controls (SOC), Type 2 audit."

Service Organization Control (SOC) audits replace the former Statement of Auditing Standards (SAS) 70 audit, the previous standard for Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization, as the new authoritative guidance in such matters.

Additionally, Phoenix NAP has retained its status as a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Validated Services Provider after Coalfire Systems, Inc., a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) completed its independent audit.

"This validation is another added benefit to our clients as they can leverage our security measures to meet portions of their own PCI DSS audit," added McClarty. "With only a handful of data centers being PCI DSS validated services providers, we are truly delighted to be among that group."

Phoenix NAP is listed on the Global List of PCI DSS Validated Entities and is one of only 12 service providers globally on the list, eight of which have a SOC audit.

About Phoenix NAP
Phoenix NAP, a full service data center, premier infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider and primary network access point (NAP) for the Phoenix, AZ, metro region leads the path for technology systems and solutions through its innovation and vastly redundant data center systems. Our highly personalized approach ensures that all of your requirements are met. Whether it's high-density colocation, flexible storage, physical servers or cloud hosting services, our enterprise-grade facility and certified NOC technicians supply IT solutions to fit your every need. For more information, visit the company's website at

About Security and Control LLC
Security and Control LLC (SaC) is a Denver-based professional services and licensed Colorado Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm with offices in Denver, Colorado Springs and Washington D.C. SaC is a member firm of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the AICPA Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS). For more information, please visit

About Coalfire
Coalfire is a leading, independent information technology governance, risk and compliance (IT GRC) firm that provides IT audit, risk assessment and compliance management solutions. Founded in 2001, Coalfire has offices in Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, New York and Seattle and completes thousands of projects annually in retail, financial services, healthcare, government and utilities. For more information, visit

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