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SAS 70 Simplified

Service organizations must demonstrate that they have adequate controls and safeguards for hosting or processing their customers’ data. Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS 70) provides guidance to auditors when assessing a service organization’s control over activities and processes, and discloses this information to their customers in a formatted report, helping to establish trust.... Read More

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Hurricane Sandy’s Effect on Cetrom and Cloud Computing

As Hurricane Sandy continues to threaten areas in Eastern U.S., the wind, rain, and flooding continues to affect people and their businesses. Schools, businesses, military, and even governmental institutions are shut down. Despite Sandy’s recipe for potential service disruption at our data facilities, Cetrom is proud to say our Zero Downtime track record still stands,... Read More

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What is FIPS 140?

Information security is paramount in the Cloud Computing business. For anyone learning about, planning on moving to, or already in the Cloud, it’s important to know about FIPS 140 certification and the role it plays for information security. What does it mean when software and hardware is FIPS 140 certified? The National Institute of Standards... Read More

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Why a Tier 4 data center?

When storing your data in the Cloud, data center security and around-the-clock reliability are critical. Let us take a look at the different levels of data center certification and what it means for your data. Data centers can be classified into four different tiers, as standardized by the Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA). Tier I data... Read More

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Questions All Leaders Must Ask Before Adopting New Technology

Innovation and adoption of new technologies will allow your organization efficiency and competitive advantage. Integrating new technology, big or small, into your business can be made much easier, however, simply by doing your homework. (The Cloud, for example, needs to be tailored to each individual organization). Here are six necessary questions managers must ask themselves... Read More