Atlantic.Net’s HIPAA compliance benefits companies and patients

ORLANDO, Fla. April 14, 2015 — Atlantic.Net announces its designation as HIPAA audited to give medical companies and patients protection through HIPAA Compliant Hosting solutions to better secure personal information in an environment built to safeguard ePHI (electronic protected health information.)

Helping clients to realize the importance of compliance to HIPAA regulations and protecting patient health information, Atlantic.Net offers HIPAA Compliant Hosting solutions that have been certified to meet the HIPAA Security Rule by an independent third party, A-lign, a full-service security, assurance and compliance solutions firm.

“Our audit finds Atlantic.Net is in full compliance with the relevant controls and meets all HIPAA compliance standards and requirements for physical and environmental controls, and the management oversight of the environment,” said Gene Geiger, a Partner at A-lign.

Colocation facilities are considered business associates under HIPAA and must implement the applicable safeguards to host their servers containing ePHI with a third party and are required to ensure that the company is HIPAA compliant.

“Our HIPAA compliance certification by an independent third party auditor signifies our continued commitment to focus on providing affordable and reliable hosting solutions for the healthcare industry,” said Marty Puranik, President, and CEO of Atlantic.Net. “This goes hand in hand with our commitment to secure patients’ medical records backed by top-notch hosting operations.”

Atlantic.Net offers competitive HIPAA Compliant Hosting pricing in affordable HIPAA Linux and Windows cloud hosting packages. All of the company’s solutions feature heightened security with a fully managed firewall; VPNs with encryption; and an intrusion detection system.  This is all backed by an Infrastructure that has received specialized reports.  The audit for the reports is based on the AICPA guidelines, including the Trust Service Principles, and included tests of operating effectiveness and controls relevant to security and availability principles.

About Atlantic.Net:

In 1995, two University of Florida students launched one of North Florida’s first commercial Internet services, Atlantic.Net.   Over its first seven years, Atlantic.Net acquired 13 Internet service companies and augmented its e-business services to include long distance services, dial-up, broadband, web solutions, fractional T-1 through DS-3 connectivity, DSL and ISDN access, Web hosting, Web design, and e-commerce.   Atlantic.Net’s staff has grown to more than 100 employees and been recognized both Nationally and in Florida as one of the fastest-growing private companies.  Our award-winning customer service and investment in cutting-edge technology is still a guiding force behind the company.  Today, Atlantic.Net has state of the art fast SSD cloud servers offering the very best in cloud hosting solutions, one-click WordPress cloud hosting, and many other services.

To learn more about Atlantic.Net’s complete line of services including healthcare hosting, call 1.800.422.2936 or visit or visit Atlantic.Net.

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