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Service Launch Press Release

Service Launch Press Release

Colo Solutions Customer, The St. Paul Group, Launches Internet Exchange (DACS-IX South) at Colo Solutions' Data Center in Orlando Orlando, FL - December 10, 2019 - Colo Solutions is pleased to announce that The St. Paul Group has chosen Colo Solutions’ downtown carrier neutral data center for the launch of an Internet Exchange (IX) in Orlando, FL. DACS stands for “Dynamic Access and Cross-Connect System” and the Orlando location will be DACS-IX South. This new service will bring established peering technology to Orlando’s technology landscape. This will be the second IX for The St. Paul Group. The St. Paul Group established an IX in Baltimore, MD (DACS-IX East) in September of 2019. Peering is an established technology that connects internet-based networks to exchange traffic. Although this technology can solve other business-related needs - many members participate in public peering to: Reduce Internet Protocol (IP) Transport costs Reduce network performance latency Reduce dependency on transit providers leading to more network resiliency DACS-IX utilizes peering technology in its four distinct offerings: public peering, private peering, inter-exchange peering, and direct internet. Colo Solutions' President, Clayton Mynard, says, "As one of Orlando's original telecom hotels, Colo Solutions' density of networks and carriers makes it an ideal location for an Internet Exchange to support the growth of the I-4 corridor and is honored that The St. Paul Group...
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Colo Solutions Achieves 5 Consecutive Years of SOC 1, HIPAA, and PCI Compliance

Colo Solutions Achieves 5 Consecutive Years of SOC 1, HIPAA, and PCI Compliance

Orlando, FL – October 24, 2019 – Colo Solutions, a colocation and cloud services provider located in downtown Orlando, Florida, today announced successful completion of their 2019 SOC 1 Type 2 examination, HIPAA Security Compliance assessment, and PCI DSS assessment. As the company’s top priority, “customer needs” are the driving force behind the comprehensive initiative, noted Clayton Mynard, CEO. The company’s five consecutive years of SOC compliance reflects their long-standing dedication to service organization controls, including both physical security and environmental security. Meanwhile, their HIPAA compliance demonstrates their secure handling of electronic protected health information (ePHI), and PCI-DSS compliance provides additional confirmation of the company’s secure payment data handling methods. While data protection is a concern for any company that handles client information, Colo Solutions serves a vast range of industries – from healthcare to retail – necessitating a broad range of compliance initiatives. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) defines policies and procedures required of companies that store, process, or handle ePHI, and has become increasingly mandatory for service providers working with other organizations that store healthcare data. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, or PCI-DSS, is the most widely used and industry- recognized...
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