For Immediate Release Contact: Mr. John Palley, COO
October 10, 2011 Phone: 303.532.4734
PeakColo Announces Completion of TYPE II SSAE16/SOC 1 Audit
PeakColo’s investment in internal processes and controls merits Type II SSAE16/SOC 1
Denver, Colorado – October 10, 2011 – PeakColo announces it has successfully completed a Type II SSAE 16/SOC 1 audit, which demonstrates independent examination of the effectiveness of internal controls supporting the firm’s client services and operations.
SSAE 16, and its predecessor standard SAS 70, are audit standards maintained by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants that provide service organizations across a variety of industries a mechanism to define the set of internal control objectives that are important to their customers’ and their customers’ auditors and have an independent assessment of the internal controls supporting those control objectives completed that can provide customers assurance on the design and operational effectiveness of those controls.
Completion of the Type II SSAE 16/SOC 1audit indicates that internal processes, procedures and controls have been extensively analyzed by an independent Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm, Linford & Company, LLP. The resulting audit report provides PeakColo users reasonable assurance that appropriate internal control objectives related to the services delivered were achieved during the review period.
“We chose to invest and participate in this extensive review process to further express our dedication to quality and commitment to our clients”, said Luke Norris, Chief Executive Officer at PeakColo. “The audit report assures our clients that they are receiving the highest level of care and control in service delivery through our comprehensive internal processes and controls.”
“A Type II SSAE 16/SOC 1 examination is a significant undertaking in time and expense for any organization. PeakColo has demonstrated they have designed and implemented effective processes and controls throughout the audit period that support the services they provide to their clients. Moreover, the successful completion of this examination shows PeakColo places a tremendous amount of importance on their client relationships” says Linford & Company, LLP.
PeakColo provides fully redundant Cloud Services, collocation, hosting, managed services for all operating systems, fully redundant cloud computing systems, dedicated servers and VMware hosting. PeakColo is a Premier level VMware Service Provider Partner and one of the first to deliver VMware’s vCloud Director enabled solutions for both its Service Provider Partners and customers. Further, PeakColo is a NetApp Gold Level Service Provider. It has three data centers in the Denver, Colorado area, one data center in Phoenix, Arizona and one in the U.K. For more information, visit the PeakColo website at http://www.peakcolo.com.
About Linford & Company, LLP
Linford & Company LLP is a Denver- and New York City-based Certified Public Accounting firm comprised entirely of former “Big Four” auditors. They perform SSAE 16/SOC 1, SOC 2, and royalty audits for large and small organizations across North America, Europe, and Asia. Their steady growth is attributed to the reputation earned as the specialized firm of choice for organizations looking for a predictable, affordable, and marketable information technology (IT) audit experience. By focusing on two types of niche audits, their knowledge is extensive in the areas in which they specialize—including the most highly-technical information technology matters—ensuring their clients receive extremely knowledgeable, accomplished auditors on every engagement. For more information, visit http://linfordco.com or call +1 (720) 330 7202.