Importance of Security in a Data Center

Adnan Raja
by (136 posts) under Dedicated Hosting, Marketing

Unsurprisingly, data security is the key concern for the vast majority of businesses, and for good reason.  A business choosing a data center is likely doing so because their information is vital and needs to be secure.  The company may hold valuable information and want to protect it from being lost, stolen, or compromised by unauthorized users.  Businesses must be able to rely on their data center so that their customers can rely on them.

Things to consider regarding the security of your data at the data center:

  • Does my data have protection from hackers through software security? Software based security solutions encrypt the data to discourage people from stealing it.
  • Is the physical security of the facility adequate? Physical security denies unauthorized access into the data facility.
  • Does the data center have disaster prevention systems in place? These can include data backup systems in order to lessen or avoid damage when disaster strikes.
  • Is the data center certified? If a data center is certified, this means that they are committed to maintaining high service standards and growing with the industry.

You need to be able to trust that your data is secure in order to effectively provide service to your own customers.  At Atlantic.Net, our facility in Orlando has biometric palm scanners, in conjunction with proximity card readers, for controlled access to the facility and data center floor.  In addition, we have successfully completed the SSAE 16 (SOC 1) TYPE II Certification, which confirms the reliability, security, availability, and processing integrity of the Managed Server Hosting, Dedicated Servers and Server Colocation provided through our world-class data center operations.

Trust the experts at Atlantic.Net to keep your valuable data secure with our advanced security systems.  Give us a call today at 1-800-422-2936 or internationally at 1-321-206-3730.

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