Highlights / Key Facts
- The audits, which were conducted at
Equinix'sInternational Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers, determined that 47 sites in North Americameet or surpass SSAE16 standards, and 21 sites in EMEA meet or surpass ISAE 3402 standards for physical security and environmental controls.
- Assessed by auditors from
Brightline Certified Public Accountants & Associates, the SSAE and ISAE examinations demonstrate Equinix'scommitment to the highest standards of operational excellence for its 4,400 customers around the world. Customers in compliance-sensitive industries, such as financial firms, often require SSAE16 and ISAE 3402 reports to validate security and operational controls.
- SSAE16 and ISAE 3402 are internationally recognized standards that report on operational controls supporting the data center services that
Equinixprovides to customers. Both standards describe Equinix'soperational controls and assess the effectiveness of those controls based on testing conducted over a minimum six-month period.
- SSAE16 and ISAE 3402 are the result of a collaborative effort put forth by the
International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board(IAASB), a standard-setting board of the International Federation of Accountants(IFAC) and the Auditing Standards Board(ASB) of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants(AICPA). Both entities closely aligned their respective standards in an attempt to follow a growing move towards more international, globally accepted accounting standards.
- SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II Certified Data Centers
- Equinix Announces SSAE16 Standards Compliance for 39 Data Centers in
Forward Looking Statements
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