Kansas City Data Center 1102 GRAND Attains SSAE 16 Type II Audit

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - Jan 10, 2012) - 1102 GRAND announced today that it has successfully completed the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16) Type 2 audit. SSAE 16 is a standard developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for service organizations and replaces the previous SAS 70 standard incorporating international controls based on the ISAE 3402 standard. Completion of the SSAE 16 Type 2 required an independent and rigorous examination by an independent Certified Public Accounting firm, Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C., validating that 1102 GRAND has the proper controls in place for the delivery of secure and high availability colocation and interconnection operations.

Greg Elliott, director of business development for 1102 GRAND, said, "The completion of an SSAE 16 Type 2 audit is yet another example of how 1102 GRAND continues to invest in our carrier hotel facility and signifies our ongoing commitment to delivering a high level of quality. For our colocation and interconnection customers, SSAE 16 compliance provides confidence our service organization adheres to the critical processes and operational controls necessary to support their business environments," said Elliott.

1102 GRAND is a Midwestern carrier hotel and network neutral colocation facility specifically enhanced with the infrastructure to host and provide services to an array of global network operators including carriers, service providers and enterprise customers who demand highly secure and connected, customized solutions for their core networking equipment. 1102 GRAND offers a wide array of colocation options including cabinets and private cage space which are connected to a carrier neutral Meet Me Room, housing over 30 carriers and service providers (http://1102grand.com/) Twitter @1102grand and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/1102-GRAND/106559716056523

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