Should You Build Your Own In-House SOC?

outsourced SOC vs. in-house SOC

Should you buy or partner with a SOC to meet growing cybersecurity demands? Or should you build your own Security Operations Center (SOC)? The purpose of the security operations center (SOC) is to constantly monitor, prevent, detect, investigate, and respond to cyber threats 24/7. Therefore, security operations centers have become an essential element of threat […]

Data Center Colocation Pricing Questions to Ask Before You Sign

Colocation Pricing Questions

Colocation Pricing – An Overview Colocation pricing is usually charged monthly or yearly and is defined by several factors, including power consumption, internet connectivity usage, and the rack space you use. If your company is looking to rent data center space, colocation may be the right choice. Many companies don’t want the hassle of constantly […]

Are You Using the Right Data Storage Solutions for Your Business?

Data Storage Methods

Data is one of the most essential assets for modern-day businesses, and it is increasingly important to manage your data properly. With such a large base of consumers, companies rely heavily on their data storage methods to ensure business continuity and scale their business. Because data is so important, finding the best data storage methods […]

Managed Security Service Provider vs. In-House SOC

Managed Security Service Provider vs. In-House SOC

What is a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP)? An MSSP is a third-party company responsible for providing security for the outsourcing organization’s systems and networks. Their services operate 24/7 and have the responsibility to protect their servers and data against cyberattacks. A few accurate operations are anti-virus vulnerability and configuration testing, managing firewall, or the […]

Colocation Data Center Physical Security as a Fundamental Service During COVID-19

Data Center Physical Security

With the ongoing pandemic, many companies had to change the way they do business. Some industries are affected more than others, but overall any service provider must find a safe way to continue their work while keeping human interactions minimum. Companies need to rethink their work environment, operations, and the nature of their internal control […]

Data Center Tier Levels Explained

Data Center

The need for a globally recognized set of Tier Performance Standards became unavoidable in the mid-1990s. The data center industry grew at an unprecedented rate as the number of businesses with significant Internet needs to be skyrocketed. In response to this critical need, the Uptime Institute developed a Tier Classification and Certification System for data […]

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 […]

Why Interconnection Is the Key to Digital Business Success

Implementing interconnected data systems into an existing business.

As digital businesses continue to experience increases in data storage demands, their need for flexible, secure, and scalable solutions grows.  By providing colocation, applications management, networking support, and managed hosting, interconnectivity gives growing businesses the resources they need to maintain seamless storage and integration while protecting the critical infrastructure. What is interconnection? Interconnection refers to […]