Volico Data Centers Completed its 2019 SOC 2 Type 2 Audit for Its Data Center Portfolio

Volico Data Centers is proud to announce the completion of the SOC 2 Type II audit for 2019. A-LIGN, an independent accounting, and auditing firm performed the audits and confirmed Volico’s compliance with these industry standards. The compliance reports assure that Volico Data Centers’ services are suitable for businesses and applications that require high security, […]

How Does GDPR Compare to HIPAA?

GDPR Compare to HIPAA

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the EU and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of the United States are two critical government acts that were created to protect personal and sensitive information and data. These two pieces of regulative guidelines have contributed a considerable amount to the global data security field. […]

How to Ensure You are Ready to Comply With the GDPR

comply with GDPR requirements

The European Union (EU) has made bold strides toward the protection of personal information and privacy from businesses that collect and store data. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on May 25, 2018, and it has implications for all US companies with connections to EU citizens. GDPR Data Protections Companies collecting data on […]

Everything You Need to Know About GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation

Does your organization comply with the new data protection rules? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was enacted by the European Parliament, the European Commission, and the Council of the European Union for the benefit of all European Union residents. The purpose of the regulation is to strengthen and standardize data protection and give residents […]

What is Cloud Sprawl and Why Should We Worry About It?

cloud sprawl and data growth concerns

As businesses grow, the types of information that can be digitized expand, and the need to digitize more and more of a company’s transactions and data grows; there is a greater need to have places to store all this information. With this growth comes a variety of concerns such as increased maintenance costs and increased […]

What HIPAA Compliant Means for Data Centers?

Understand how data centers can help your health company meet its HIPAA compliance requirements

HIPAA is an acronym for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. It is a U.S. law designed to protect the safety of medical information that is transmitted electronically. The law began as a way to help patients keep insurance if they lose their job or change jobs. HIPAA also helps reduce medical costs […]

How to Avoid Shadow IT Negative Consequences

Avoid Shadow IT Negative Consequences

Shadow IT is the use of IT systems and software that are not approved by the company or organization. Many employees and vendors are using third-party solutions because they think they’re easier or faster or better. There are many problems with Shadow IT, though, beginning with security issues and the ability to control the company […]

Compliance, and Regulations in the Age of Cloud Computing

It’s hard enough just to secure data and comply with legal requirements in your own infrastructure. It’s even harder to secure data when the data is secured in the cloud – also known as Software as a Service (SaaS). SaaS is continuing to grow and will soon exceed on-location infrastructure if it hasn’t already. In […]