Addition of ISO/IEC 27001:2013 further defines the company’s commitment to information security
DES MOINES, IOWA – ( October 18, 2016) – LightEdge Solutions, a cloud computing and Data Center provider, announced that it has obtained the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 information security management certification for its colocation, managed, and hosted services.
LightEdge chose to become certified against the ISO 27001 framework as part of its ongoing mission to support clear, customer-friendly security standards. Having an ISO 27001 compliant system helps customers make informed choices about their cloud security services and ensures vendor accountability.
“LightEdge is pleased to announce achievement of ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for information security management,” said Jake Gibson, LightEdge’s Chief Compliance and Security Officer. “By achieving this internationally recognized certification, we are demonstrating our commitment to data protection and continuous improvement.”
“This is a direct response to the needs of our customers and partners in an ever evolving environment and forms part of our long term vision for security best practice,” added Jim Masterson, CEO of LightEdge.
Obtaining the ISO/IEC 27001 standard involves a three stage security audit; including an initial review of the company’s ISMS, followed by an in-depth, formal compliance audit to test the company’s ISMS against the standard’s requirements. Finally, the company must complete regular follow-up audits to confirm that the organization remains in compliance with the standard. LightEdge Solution’s certification audit assessment was completed by Schellman & Co. on September 27, 2016.
About LightEdge Solutions
LightEdge Solutions is an experienced and proven leader in, data center, Enterprise IT cloud solutions, and network integration, providing businesses with reliable access to Fortune 100-level infrastructure that quickly adapts and scales to meet changing business requirements. LightEdge, which is owned by The Anschutz Corporation, was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. LightEdge serves both Midwestern and national companies from its five regional office locations with scalable and customized IT solutions that leverage a fully redundant network backbone connecting all carrier neutral data centers, as well as an experienced team of engineers.