Dallas—April 1, 2008—As part of its continuing program of investing to provide customers with the best technology platform, SoftLayer has initiated a SAS 70 review, including the assessment of all processes and systems necessary to complete an accompanying Type II report.A SAS 70 review is an in-depth survey of a service organization’s control objectives and control activities to determine the organizations’ effectiveness in meeting those control objectives. It is an important step for any service organization supporting outsourced, mission-critical, and information technology services. SAS 70 data centers have to maintain prescribed levels of data security and redundancy, as well as personnel controls. These requirements include a full assessment of the following elements:
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