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DataBank Completes FedRAMP Authorization for its Dallas and Minnesota Data Centers

DataBank Completes FedRAMP Authorization for its Dallas and Minnesota Data Centers

DataBank is excited to announce the continued expansion of our FedRAMP compliance solutions

DALLAS, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, connectivity and managed services, announces today the completion of its reassessments and maintenance of existing authorizations of the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). FedRAMP provides a standardized approach to security and risk assessment, authorization and continuous monitoring, essential for organizations in this digital age. In addition, DataBank added two new data center facilities to its FedRAMP portfolio, DFW3 in Dallas, Texas and MSP2 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. DataBank’s Baltimore data center also meets the FedRAMP designation.

“The FedRAMP certification of DFW3 and MSP2 are part of DataBank’s plans to more than double its FedRAMP compliant Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) capacity, a capability that is important for our customers in achieving high-security environments,” states Mark Houpt, Chief Information Security Officer for DataBank. “As a direct response to serving our customers’ needs on multiple levels, the certifications for DFW3 and MSP2 mark our commitment to compliance enablement, operational excellence and maintaining a secure facility.”

DataBank DFW3 and MSP2 facilities are Uptime Certified Tier III constructed data centers and are marked by multiple layers of physical security and hardened infrastructure including:

  • Security guards onsite
  • Multiple layers of biometric controls
  • Backed by a 24/7 SOC and NOC
  • N+1 Cooling
  • 24x7x365 on-site monitoring
  • Perimeter Fencing
  • FedRAMP, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, SSAE-18 SOC1/SOC2 Certifications
  • 100% Uptime SLA
  • Remote and Smart Hands support
  • Two Meet Me Rooms with 12+ on-site network providers

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About DataBank

DataBank enables the world’s largest enterprises, technology, and content providers to consistently deploy and manage their infrastructure, applications, and data on the right platform, at the right time, in the right place.

Our colocation and edge infrastructure footprint consists of 65+ data centers and 20 interconnection hubs in 27+ markets, on-ramps to an ecosystem of cloud providers, and a modular edge data center platform with virtually unlimited reach.

We combine these platforms with contract portability, managed security, compliance enablement, hands-on support, and a guarantee of 100% uptime availability, to give our customers absolute confidence in their IT infrastructure and the power to create a limitless digital future for their business.

To learn more or tour a facility, visit DataBank.com or call 1(800) 840-7533.

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