Today, OneNeck® IT Solutions announced completion of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants SOC 2 examination. In addition, the company also completed the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16, Type 2 SOC 1 examination. Both examinations, performed by an independent certified public accounting (CPA) firm, reviewed OneNeck’s processes, controls and procedures.
“With the growth of our company, and recent expansion of our world-class facilities, it is critical for us to participate in the SOC 2 Type 2 examination,” said Clint Harder, CTO and senior vice president at OneNeck. “The SOC 2 is just as critical to our customers as our participation in the SOC 1 examination. Together, they strongly validate our organization and the information technology controls we have in place. In addition, they provide customers with assurance we’ve met (or exceeded) required thresholds.”
The SOC 2 examination focuses on a company’s non-financial reporting controls. In other words, the examination focused on how OneNeck ensures security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy of a system. These controls are defined by the Trust Service Principles and Criteria publication; as part of the SOC 2 examination, OneNeck is required to report against the pre-defined controls.
The SOC 1 examination also focused on OneNeck’s colocation services, as well as their Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), managed services and application management. “Our customers can rest assured their mission-critical data is safe, secure and available when hosted, colocated or managed in our data centers,” added Harder.
Both examinations were completed by Shellman & Company, Inc., a third-party CPA firm. As part of the examinations, the firm scrutinized OneNeck’s procedures related to physical and logical security, incident, change and problem management, network, systems, application monitoring, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance.
OneNeck IT Solutions offers a full suite of hybrid IT solutions including cloud and hosting solutions, managed services, ERP application management, professional services and IT hardware. OneNeck has top-tier data centers in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Oregon and Wisconsin.
OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, employs nearly 550 people throughout the U.S. The company offers hybrid IT solutions including cloud and hosting solutions, managed services, ERP application management, professional services, IT hardware and local connectivity via top-tier data centers in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Oregon and Wisconsin. OneNeck's team of technology professionals manage secure, world-class, hybrid IT infrastructures and applications for businesses around the country. Visit oneneck.com.
TDS Telecommunications Corporation (TDS Telecom/TDS®), headquartered in Madison, Wis., operates OneNeck IT Solutions LLC and BendBroadband, which is part of TDS Broadband Service LLC. Combined, the company employs more than 3,400 people. Visit tdstelecom.com.
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 500® company, provides wireless; cable and wireline broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately six million customers nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service LLC. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. employs 10,300 people. Visit tdsinc.com.
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