Verizon SAS 70 Data Center Audits

Posted in sas-70, verizon on May 24th, 2011 by FrankM – Comments Off

Verizon completed its annual SAS 70 Type II data center audits to assess the effectiveness of the company’s controls.  …

…   “Fifteen of Verizon’s premium Internet data centers in North America – including facilities in California, Georgia, New Jersey, Texas and Virginia – completed successful examinations for the sixth consecutive year.  A facility in Irving, Texas, passed its examination for the third year.  Also successfully examined were five premium data centers in four cities (Hong Kong, Melbourne, Singapore and Sydney); six centers in five cities (Amsterdam, Dublin, Frankfurt, London and Milan); and two in Canada.

SAS 70 is a widely recognized auditing standard performed by a certified public accounting firm.  It is conducted in accordance with the standards set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  These reports included the examination of specific areas such as: organizational structure, governance and administration; physical access to facilities; logical access to systems; network services; and operational processes and environmental safeguards.  The results of these examinations demonstrate that Verizon has the controls and processes in place to manage and monitor its data centers and infrastructure for enterprises around the globe.”   …

Verizon SAS 70.

SAS 70 standards.

Verizon Perspectives on Sustainable IT Practices

Posted in green-it-strategy, sustainability, verizon on September 11th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Jeannie Diefenderfer, Verizon’s senior vice president of global engineering and planning, shares thoughts on the Green Grid.