ORLANDO, Fla., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic.Net announces its designation as HIPAA audited to give medical companies and patients protection through HIPAA Compliant Hosting solutions to better secure personal information in an environment built to safeguard ePHI (electronic-protected health information.)
Helping clients to realize the importance of compliance to HIPAA regulations and protecting patient health information, Atlantic.Net offers HIPAA Compliant Hosting solutions that have been certified to meet the HIPAA Security Rule by an independent third party, A-lign, a full-service security, assurance and compliance solutions firm.
"Our audit finds Atlantic.Net is in full compliance with the relevant controls and meets all HIPAA compliance standards and requirements to physical and environmental controls, and the management oversight of the environment," said Gene Geiger, a Partner at A-lign.
Colocation facilities are considered business associates under HIPAA, and are required to implement the applicable safeguards to host their servers containing ePHI with a third party and are required to ensure that company is HIPAA compliant.
"Our HIPAA compliance certification by an independent third party auditor signifies our continued commitment to focus on providing affordable and reliable hosting solutions to the healthcare industry," said Marty Puranik, President and CEO of Atlantic.Net. "This goes hand in hand with our commitment to secure patients' medical records backed by top-notch hosting operations."
Atlantic.Net offers competitive HIPAA Compliant Hosting pricing in affordable HIPAA Linux and Windows packages. All of the company's solutions feature heightened security with a fully managed firewall; VPNs with encryption; and an intrusion detection system. This is all backed by an Infrastructure that has received specialized reports. The audit for the reports is based on the AICPA guidelines, including the Trust Service Principles, and included tests of operating effectiveness and controls relevant to security and availability principles.
Established in 1994, Atlantic.Net is a web hosting provider specializing in offering cloud server hosting, HIPAA compliant and hybrid hosting, private virtualization, and VPS hosting in the cloud. Our hosting services provide an isolated, secure environment for each customer's applications and databases with a 100 percent uptime service-level agreement (SLA). This is all backed by an Infrastructure that has received SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II and SOC 2 Type I reports. The audit for the reports is based on the AICPA guidelines, including the Trust Service Principles. For more information, please visit www.atlantic.net