SAS70 Type II compliant colo providers - Chicago, IL

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at
Wed Sep 23 00:17:43 UTC 2009

People buy SAS 70 compliant anything just because it's the latest
buzzword, kind of like PCI compliance.


On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 7:52 PM, John Curran <jcurran at> wrote:
> On Sep 22, 2009, at 11:54 AM, Andy Ashley wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I would really appreciate any recommendations for SAS70 Type II compliant
>> colocation providers in Chicago, IL
> Andy -
>   As an FYI, SAS 70 Type II compliance means whatever that provider's "SAS
> 70 Type II" audit document states for controls, i.e. there is no specific
> requirements associated with SAS 70 Type II, only that you publish a
> documented set of management and security controls and then are audited for
> compliance against that list.  That may not be realized by the folks who've
> sent you to go get SAS 70 Type II compliant hosting, but is something that
> you probably want to keep in mind since little items like generators and
> door locks aren't necessarily included.
> /John

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