DENVER, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HOSTING, a leading provider of enterprise-class managed cloud services, today announced it has once again successfully validated compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 2.0. HOSTING is a Level 1 Service Provider, offering managed PCI compliance solutions for all types of organizations since 2005—from Level 1 Service Providers to Level 4 Merchants. The company undergoes a formal assessment annually.
In order to achieve compliance, HOSTING underwent an extensive evaluation of its policies, procedures and technical systems in each of its six data centers by a certified third-party qualified security assessor (QSA), TrustWave®. "HOSTING puts a great deal of rigor behind PCI DSS compliance. In fact, we can take on as much as 70% of the PCI DSS requirements for our clients, "said Art Zeile, CEO of HOSTING.
The PCI DSS was developed to enhance cardholder data security and facilitate the broad adoption of consistent data security measures globally. It provides technical and operational security requirements designed to protect cardholder data. The PCI DSS is a multifaceted security standard that includes requirements for security management, policies, procedures, network architecture, software design and critical protective measures.
Ecommerce clients should consult with a QSA to ensure they are meeting specific business needs. HOSTING clients are encouraged to view the company's official Attestation of Compliance Letter to see how HOSTING measures up to specific PCI DSS requirements. Call 866-918-4678 to request the letter.
HOSTING builds and operates high performance clouds for business-critical applications. With a unique lifecycle approach and the industry's best team, HOSTING helps organizations design, build, migrate, manage, and protect their Cloud-based environments. Using enterprise-class networking and connectivity technologies, HOSTING provides the highest levels of availability, recovery, security, and performance. HOSTING owns and operates six geographically dispersed data centers under an ITIL-based control environment independently validated for compliance against the PCI DSS and SOC frameworks. The company's 4,000 clients around the world represent a variety of industries including software, healthcare, retail, media-entertainment, financial services, technology and government.