Frontline Data Services Completes its SSAE 16 Examination

Second SSAE16 Examination Completed with No Exceptions

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Frontline Data Service's Orangeburg, NY Data Center Completes SSAE 16 Type 2 Examination with No Exceptions

Comprehensive independent examination validates Frontline's security and operational controls in place as part of its colocation solutions.

Frontline Data Services, Rockland County, New York's premier data center colocation provider, announced today that it has successfully completed its second Statement on Standards and Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16) Type 2 examination with zero exceptions. The report, known as the Type 2 Service Organization Controls or SOC 1, was completed for the period from April 16, 2012 to April 15, 2013 for the Orangeburg, NY facility. The examination was performed by A-lign CPAs, a nationally recognized independent accounting and auditing firm.

"Maintaining our effective security policies and operational controls across our organization is critical to our success," said Howard Andrews, Frontline's President. "Completing our second SSAE 16 Type 2 examination with zero exceptions for our data center facility gives our customers' confidence in their data center infrastructure, operations, and controls."

SSAE 16 replaces the aging SAS 70 standard and provides assurance that Frontline maintains the appropriate controls and operating procedures as part of its commitment to their customers.  Frontline makes all compliance documentation and reports available to customers upon request.

"An SSAE 16 examination is a critical assurance report for customers who host their applications in our data center" said Nicko Feingberg, COO of Frontline Data Services.  Frontline's continued commitment to conducting this annual assessment, along with other initiatives, reflects a dedication to assisting our customers in meeting their compliance requirements."

SSAE 16 replaced the Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS 70) effective June 15, 2011. There are two types of SSAE 16 audits: a Type 1 audit is a point-in-time audit, while a Type 2 audit is more exhaustive and includes in-depth testing of controls and practices over a minimum six-month period. By engaging an independent CPA to examine and report on its security and operational controls, Frontline responds to the needs of its customers by providing an objective evaluation of the design and operating effectiveness of controls.

About Frontline Data Services;

Frontline Data Services is a state-of-the-art, reliable and accessible colocation data center located just 20 minutes north of New York City in Orangeburg, NY.  Frontline offers customizable computer services ranging from economical single-server options to multiple dedicated cabinets in a secure environment.  Frontline provides the high density infrastructure that allows customers to grow in place with the ability to accommodate up to 20Kw or more in each cabinet.  For primary or secondary colocation services, Frontline's facility affords every customer room to grow while maintaining the stability and uninterrupted connectivity that today's businesses demand.  For more information on Frontline, visit www.frontlineds.com, email info@frontlineds.com, or call 888-666-4027.

Media Contact: Wendi Joseph Frontline Data Services, (888) 666-4027 x 107, wjoseph@frontlineds.com

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