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Mike Klein, President and COO of Online Tech, will be speaking about cloud computing at IMPACT 2012 on February 7th in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Featuring sales, marketing, finance, human resources and public sector experts, IMPACT 2012 is an informative networking conference on current economic and technology trends, hosted by Automation Alley.
Mark Farneth, President of Radley Corporation, will discuss his company’s transition from a traditional corporate IT infrastructure to a cloud computing IT model with Online Tech’s private cloud. Radley Corporation is headquartered in Southfield Michigan, and provides a best-of-breed, complete Supply Chain and WorkForce Productivity Software Solution Suite. Their eCommerce (EDI), Materials Management, and WorkForce Productivity (bar code) solutions enable organizations to improve management of key business operations.
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Online Tech Completes Additional Fiber Integration into Michigan Data Centers
Online Tech announced that it has completed a new fiber optic build-out between their Ann Arbor and Mid-Michigan data centers. The new fiber build also provides a higher speed connection between data centers and additional connectivity to four carriers including Savvis, Level 3, Global Crossing and Cogent.
Online Tech is always trying to be flexible with our clients in order to provide many different ISPs and fiber providers. Here's a list of our current fiber providers:
Data Center Standards Cheat Sheet: From HIPAA to SOC 2
With the confusion regarding what audits and auditor reports apply to certain aspects of data center standards, Online Tech felt the need to create a basic data center/hosting solution audit cheat sheet to simplify matters. Here’s your comprehensive guide to data center audits and reports.
For information on other Data Center Standards such as:
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SOC 2 measures controls specifically related to IT and data center service providers. The five controls are security, availability, processing integrity (ensuring system accuracy, completion and authorization), confidentiality and privacy. There are two types:
Type 1 – A data center’s system and suitability of its design of controls, as reported by the company.
Type 2 – Includes everything in Type 1, with the addition of verification of an auditor’s opinion on the operating effectiveness of the controls.